“The scientist is not a person who gives the correct answers; he is one who asks the right questions.”
Science at Dundale Primary School aims to give all children a strong understanding of the world around them, whilst they acquire specific skills and knowledge to help them to think scientifically and develop an understanding of scientific processes. It also aims give the children a good understanding of the uses and implications of science today and for the future. We offer a broad and engaging curriculum, which includes a range of practical activities to bring concepts to life. Our aim is to develop the children’s enquiring minds and to foster a love and enthusiasm of science.
Through our curriculum we aim to:
At Dundale Science topics are taught within each year group in accordance with the National Curriculum. Every year group will build upon the learning from prior year groups therefore developing depth of understanding and progression of skills and knowledge.
Children explore, question, predict, plan, carry out investigations and observations as well as conclude their findings. Children present their findings and learning using science specific language, observations and diagrams.
Dundale Primary School uses the Developing Experts scheme to support the teaching of science from EY to Year 6.
During the children’s learning journey at Dundale our intended impact of the Science curriculum is to ensure that children;