At St Gregory’s, our intent is to provide a high-quality science curriculum embedded with meaningful, memorable learning experiences, whilst promoting a love of science. We intend to increase pupil’s scientific knowledge, develop their working scientifically skills and enable pupils to build on and link prior learning with new learning. Through our ambitious curriculum, we aim to prepare our children for life in an increasingly scientific and technological world, inspiring a sense of awe and wonder of the world and enabling them to appreciate the impact of scientific progress and developments. We endeavour that our science curriculum will inspire pupils in realising their God-given potential and responsibility to have a positive impact on science and technology and fulfilling their vocation to be a future scientist.
Our Science Working Party Group, in collaboration with science expertise from the Ogden Trust, have designed an enquiry based, progressive, ambitious curriculum based around the National Curriculum for Science which encompasses:
Leaders and teachers will use a range of information to assess the impact of our Science Curriculum through analysis of: pupil and teacher voice, work samples, learning walks, analysis of formative and summative data. Children will complete a knowledge checker quiz at the end of each unit which will be used to monitor the retention of key substantive knowledge and to inform further planning. As a result of our Science Curriculum, children will: