What does it look like for each year group?

The topics for each year group are shown below: 

Class

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Reception

   

Understanding the world

Year 1

Everyday materials

Seasonal changes

Animals including humans

Plants

Year 2

Living things and their habitats

Animals including humans

Uses if everyday materials

Plants

Year 3

Rocks

Animals including humans

Forces and magnets

Plants

Light

Year 4

Living things and their habitats

Sound

States of Matter

Electricity

Animals including humans

Year 5

Forces

Properties and changes of materials

Earth and space

Living things and their habitats

Animals including humans

Year 6

Light

Animals including humans

Living things and their habitats

Evolution and inheritance

Electricity

(Stem Renewable energy)

What is our approach to teaching Science? 

We follow the national curriculum. Each unit of work may be integrated into another curriculum area topic if appropriate or it may be a unit of work in its own right. Teachers use a variety of resources in order to plan engaging lessons from, incorporating opportunities to investigate. 

How often is the subject taught in each year group?

Weekly.

Who is responsible for teaching the subject?

The class teacher.

How can more information be gathered if required?

In the first instance, conmtact your child's class teacher. If further information is required, you can contact Mrs Hood, our science leader. 

You could also use this link to read more about science in the National Curriculum.