At Godstone Primary and Nursery School we recognise the importance of science in everyday life. We aim to support children in confidently exploring the world around them through providing them with a broad and balanced curriculum.
- To develop a science curriculum that is well structured with clear progression throughout so that children become ambitious learners.
- To develop a science curriculum where knowledge is carefully sequenced to build on and embed substantive and disciplinary knowledge.
- Equip children with scientific knowledge required to understand the uses of Science, today and in the future.
- Develop and embed scientific enquiry skills that will deepen their scientific knowledge.
- To develop an increasingly confident and appropriate se of vocabulary, scientific terms and language
- Children to feel inspired by learning and understands that they can make a difference/have an impact on the world around them.
- Teach the science scheme to ensure progressive lessons and appropriate vocabulary that allows the children to progress and develop their scientific skills
- To enhance the children’s experiences of Science and linking with the wider community and first had experiences.
- Holding a STEM Day where children can meet engineers and scientists to become ambitious learners.
- Environmental Club / Science Club
- Assemblies half termly. (Climate Change 2023)
- Analysing children’s progression across the Science curriculum using accurate and well formulated assessment techniques
- For all children to make good and sustained progress and attainment in this subject
- Clear articulation of children using scientific language confidently and appropriately in lessons and building on their prior knowledge.
- Progression and development of vocabulary from children across year groups
- STEM Day implemented across the school
- Teachers more confident when teaching the science curriculum.
- Children are reflective and understands the importance of science today and in the future and are conscious of the impact that they can have.
- Children have a contextual understanding of their community and the world around them.
- Teaching children new vocabulary to enable them to read further and encourage life skills in the future.