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Along with English and Maths, Science is one of the core subjects in primary school. Our Science curriculum is designed to deepen knowledge and develop skills, ensuring effective progression within the subject and across all year groups. We aim to stimulate pupils' interest in scientific phenomena and to foster a sense of awe and wonder. Through this delivery we provide children with the foundations for understanding the world around them. The children love the chance to learn through being totally hands-on and finding things out for themselves, formulating questions which form the basis of their own investigations.

 

At home, there are several ways in which you could engage your child in Science learning. These include watching the weekly Science challenges which will be posted on your child’s Google Classroom. These will always be practical and easy to set up. In addition, your child’s topic grid will include plenty of ideas for Science learning, which include useful web links.  Activities such as baking or participating in exercise (Chemistry and Biology!) increase your child’s understanding of scientific processes, and we will be making lots of links to these in the coming weeks.

Royal Museums Greenwich

Description: Space and Astronomy activities designed for children by real astronomers who work at the museum.

Key Stages: Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website: https://www.rmg.co.uk/schools-communities/learning-resources/learning-from-home   

 

Wow Science

Description: Activities, videos and experiments from all areas of the Science Curriculum

Key Stages: Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website:  https://wowscience.co.uk/

 

James Dyson-Challenge Cards

Description: 44 Engineering and Science Challenges designed by the engineers at Dyson for you to try at home!

Key Stages: Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website: https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/content/dam/pdf/JDF_with%20cover%20challenge-cards_DIGITAL.pdf  

 

Maddie Moate

Description: A live family Science show on YouTube where children can learn interesting facts, complete simple investigations and learn all about Science

Key Stages: Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website: https://www.youtube.com/c/maddiemoate/videos  

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Description: Live camera feeds showing the animals at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Experience the wonder of the ocean from your home.

Key Stages: Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams     

 

Science Museum Learning

Description: Practical experiments with ingredients that can be found in the kitchen

Key Stages: Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Website: https://learning.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Kitchen-science.pdf

 

Anturus at Home

Description: Find a host of ‘hands on’ experiments that can be completed using resource that you would find in your home.

Key Stages: Key Stage 2

Website: https://www.anturus.co.uk/experiments

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