Our Science Vision
Making sense of our world and beyond through excitement and exploration.
Our Principles of Science Teaching
We know that great science happens in our school when...
- Our curriculum relates to the real world and real life skills.
- The children are engaged in interactive lessons.
- There are opportunities for children to lead their own learning.
- Children are motivated and achieve in science.
- Children feel secure and confident in exploring their own ideas.
- Children can apply other curriculum skills with purpose.
It is a great time (weather permitting) to explore the science of nature.
- Rainbow hunt – can you find something of every colour of the rainbow in your garden/ local woodland.
- Can you identify local plants/ wildlife. Children could create reports or a David Attenborough style documentary.
- Grow your own plants.
- Have a go at growing a plant from a clipping.
- Habitats – what local wildlife lives around you? Can you make your garden more wildlife friendly?
- Build a bug hotel.
- Make natural paints using plants/flowers
We have also some attached some home learning activities from twinkle and from the Primary Science Teaching Trust.
Please follow the links below for ideas for STEM activities at home.
Genius Stem Activities
Science at home