-Science lessons can be accessed and enjoyed by all children

-Science lessons teach children the why and the how of our world and beyond. Children  understand the important role of science in our developing world. Children will regard science as an important vocation

-Children have skills and knowledge to prepare them for KS3 and beyond

-Year groups have cover the enquiry types (five enquiry types for KS1 and six enquiry types for KS2)

-Topics cover range of working scientifically skills

-Vocabulary is explicitly taught in every lesson



-Science lessons are sequenced in line with the National Curriculum

-Lessons are taught explicitly for science capital

-Learning objectives are sequenced with corresponding enquiry type, working scientifically skills and vocabulary specified

-Previous learning is regularly revisited to support memory

-Dialogue and collaboration is 2024 focus for science (with links to Penryn Creative Collaborative)

-Topics are taught over two years to ensure coverage for mixed-age classes: KS1 four science per year, KS2 five topics per year

-Each topic has an investigation for children to play, explore and investigate with a hands on, child-led approach

-Learning is recorded in red science exercise books and/or on Showbie

-Piskies (EYFS and year 1) will use floor books to record learning

-Strong links with Penryn College—use of facilities, resource boxes, staff CPD, partnership meetings

-Link with local university to engage in science projects and How Science Works

-British Science Week event linking the school with the community and local businesses

-CPD diary dates booked in for science lead and staff. Eg. PSQM Gilt award, Penryn Creative Collaboratives



-Children are excited and enthused to talk about science to each other, teachers, parents, governors and visitors

-Children’s knowledge and skills are evidenced in books/floor books/Showbie/Socrative quizzes

-Children can confidently use science resources

-Children aspire to have science-related careers