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Whinstone SCIENCE

 

Science is a natural and fundamental part of our lives and our aim is to stimulate, nurture and sustain the curiosity, wonder and questioning of our children.  The science teaching at Whinstone Primary School aims to foster enthusiasm and curiosity about science and its place in the wider world, to ensure all children reach their full potential. Our science curriculum is coherently planned into the following sequence of topics:

 

SCIENCE Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 1

Everyday materials

 

Plants

 

Animals including humans

 

Seasonal Change

Working Scientifically

Seasonal Change

Working Scientifically

Seasonal Change

Working Scientifically

Year 2 Everyday materials and their uses Animals including humans Plants Plants Living things and their habitats
Year 3 Animals including humans Forces and Magnets Plants Rocks Light
Year 4 Electricity Sound Animals including humans. Solids, liquids and gases. Living things and their habitats. Mini projects.
Year 5 Earth and Space Forces Properties and changes in materials Animals including humans Living things and their environments Recap and mini project
Year 6 Evolution & Inheritance Living things and Habitats Animals including humans Light Electricity