St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School

St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School"Together we aim high and with God's love we can fly"


Science Curriculum

Science Policy

Science Progression of Milestones

‘In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.’ Genesis 1:1

What does the curriculum for Science aim to achieve?

  • To provide an inspirational knowledge-rich science education that is memorable and meaningful, enabling the very best outcomes in Science.
  • For pupils to gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of their local environment and the world around them.
  • For pupils to develop a strong sense of investigation types: research, grouping and classifying, observing changes over time, comparative and fair tests and pattern seeking.
  • To ignite pupils’ curiosity about the world around them.
  • For pupils to understand key scientific themes in order to deepen understanding and make connections between their own experiences and the work of scientists past and present.
  • For pupils to understand how science has shaped the future, and the impact it has had on us today.
  • For pupils to effectively engage in scientific enquiry, and develop a full range of scientific skills to ensure that children can raise scientific questions, predict, plan and conduct investigations, record results and evaluate their own work.