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At Walkley Primary School we believe that a high quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world. Via a carefully planned and ambitious curriculum, teachers provide children with scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding. Children will develop an understanding of nature, processes and scientific methods. We ensure that the Working Scientifically skills are built upon and developed throughout the children’s time at the school. The children can apply their knowledge of science when using equipment, conducting experiments, building arguments and explaining concepts confidently and continue to ask questions and be curious about their surroundings.

The key learning delivered and assessed in science covers the areas of:

  • Working scientifically
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Physics