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Our Science Curriculum

INTENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND IMPACT

Our Science Curriculum Big Questions and Skills Maps:

Reception science big questions

Year 2 Science Big questions

SCIENCE

Cumwhinton School Science Coverage and Progression

 

Year group

Autumn

Spring

Summer

EYFS

Forces – pushes and pulls

 

 

Seasonal changes

Materials

Keeping healthy/ balanced diets/ teeth

 

Growing – plants

Minibeast – life cycles

Animals – similarities and differences 

 

Year 1

Everyday materials

 

Seasonal changes

Plants

 

Seasonal changes

Animals including humans

 

Seasonal changes

Year 2

Animals including Humans

Use of everyday materials

 

                  

Living things and their habitats

Plants

Year 3

Rocks and Soils

 

 Forces and Magnets

Light

Animals including humans.

 

Plants

Year 4

Sound

 

                           States of Matter                     

 

Electricity

                                     Animals as Humans

Living things and their habitats

Year 5

Living things and their Habitats

Properties and Changes of Materials

Forces – Gravity, Air Resistance, Friction, Levers, pulleys, Springs, gears.

Animals including Humans

Earth and Space

Year 6

Evolution and Inheritance 

 

Electricity

 

 

Light

 

Living things and their habitats

 

 

Animals including humans

 

 

SCIENCE WEEK COMPETITION 2020 DIVERSITY . ONCE AGAIN SOME FANTASTIC POSTERS.

We entered the national science week poster competition 2019. The theme was Journeys, good luck everyone.

 Science week 2018.

Don't forget to submit your poster entry for National Science Week competition.

Professor Brainstorm visited school.

 

 

Science is fun.

Science week poster competition.

PROFESSOR BRAINSTORM CAME INTO SCHOOL. HE SENT ELECTRICITY THROUGH OUR BODIES MAKING A HUMAN CIRCUIT! THEN HE SHOWED US HOW TO MOVE THINGS WITH STATIC ELECTRICITY. HE MADE WATER DISAPPEAR AND A CROCODILE GROW. FINALLY, WE MANAGED TO HIT A NAIL INTO A PIECE OF WOOD USING A BANANA! 

 

EVERYONE ENJOYED THE SHOW.

 

Science assembly, April 2016

 

Following on from science week 2 teachers from Austin Friars School came to share some exciting changes. 

 

We made liquids change colour, made flames change colour and set money on fire. Come of the children also set different gases on fire.

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