INTENT: It is our intent that all children will learn to think and work as a scientist. Science will be taught in separate year groups, so that specific knowledge, vocabulary and skills are built on, as the child progresses through school.
How we will teach children to be scientists
Science skills progression : how science skills are developed and threaded across school
Knowledge Organisers: each link below lists key vocabulary and 'sticky facts' that we want the children to remember.
Year 1: Every day materials; animals including humans; seasonal changes; plants
Year 2: Uses of everyday materials; living things and their habitats; animals including humans; plants
Year 3: Rocks; light; plants; animals including humans; forces and magnets
Year 4: States of matter; electricity; living things and habitats; animals and including humans; sound
Year 5: Forces; properties and changes to materials; living things and habitats; animals including humans; Earth and space
Year 6: Light; electricity; living things and habitat; animals including humans; evolution and inheritance