At Knowle Primary School we aim to provide a high-quality science education, which enables all children to develop the foundations for understanding the world through the main scientific areas of biology, chemistry and physics. Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all pupils should be taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. At Knowle Primary School we want to develop a sense of excitement about science and encourage children to have a curiosity about natural phenomena. Through building up a body of key knowledge and concepts, we want pupils to be able to recognise the power of scientific explanation, make predictions and ask questions. We want to provide children with the opportunity to learn about science through practical investigations and real-life experiences.
The national curriculum for science aims to ensure that all pupils: