Science at St Ambrose

Some great science ideas here if you want to learn some more science!

 Science at home

Some fun investigations to do at home!

Whizz pop bang

Free science comprehensions, quizzes and badges to work towards!

Free science lessons!

Science National Curriculum

Please click on the link above to the view the national curriculum for Science. The national curriculum tells you everything that the children will learn over the coming year.

End of Year Expectations

Click on links for each year group to view the documents that show what is taught in each year group and what the children are expected to learn by the end of the academic year.

Science Skills Progression

Children will learn a range of skills in Science during their time in Key Stage One and Two, at St Ambrose, the links below shows you what these are for each year group in our school.

Working scientifically

Part of the national science curriculum is workings scientifically. This includes 5 key strands of working scientifically to develop key skills in thinking logically, questioning, planning and carrying out investigations and drawing conclusions. 

The 5 strands of working scientifically are:

Pattern seeking

Sorting and Classifying

Fair testing (or controlling variables)

Observation over time

Research using secondary sources.

Over the course of the year, every class completes several of each type of working scientifically to ensure that all the skills are developed and secured.

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