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Criftins Church of England Primary School


A high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. 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. Through building up a body of key foundational knowledge and concepts, pupils should be encouraged to recognise the power of rational explanation and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. They should be encouraged to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes. (National Curriculum 2014)

Our science curriculum offers opportunities to observe the world around us. Have a look at the bug one of our reception pupils found on the way into breakfast club, it opened up a world of conversation in class one. Have a look at our curriculum in more depth using the class pages, our outdoor learning link and of course on our forest school page, we have lots going on for you to see.