Curriculum

Science

‘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.’

(Visit National Curriculum – Science)

Our topics for Science in each half term are outlined below and fulfill the national curriculum requirements during each two year cycle. For greater detail of our topic plans and downloadable copies, please follow this link to our Curriculum Page.

Topic Themes Y1-Y6

Year 1&2

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Animals & Humans
  2. Living Things
  3. Materials
  4. Plants

 Year 1&2

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Animals & Humans
  2. Seasonal Changes
  3. Materials
  4. Plants
  5. Animals & Humans

Year 3&4

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Rocks & Soils
  2. Forces & Magnetism
  3. Animals & Humans
  4. Light
  5. Plants
  6. Working Scientifically

Year 3&4

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Living Things & Habitats
  2. Animals & Humans
  3. Sound
  4. States of Matter
  5. Scientific Skills
  6. Electricity

Year 5&6

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Animals & Humans
  2. Forces
  3. Properties of Materials
  4. Light
  5. Scientific Investigation
  6. Living Things & Habitats

Year 5&6

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Animals & Humans
  2. Electricity
  3. Earth & Space
  4. Evolution & Inheritance
  5. Scientific Investigation
  6. Living Things & Habitats
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