"The important thing is to never stop questioning."
Science provides the foundations for understanding our world.
Through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics, Science has changed our lives and is vital to our world’s future prosperity. Our children are taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. Through building up a body of knowledge and concepts, children are encouraged to develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. We foster a curiosity to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes – skills essential for life-long learning.
At Westbury Park School, we use the Rising Stars Switched on Science scheme to support the teaching and learning of science. This embeds the working scientifically requirements into each topic so that in addition to the core knowledge and vocabulary, children are developing skills of observation, investigation and fair testing, classification, data handling.
Each unit is supported by a Knowledge Organiser which details the key facts, vocabulary and skills for each unit. They may be useful to consolidate learning at home, assist with homework or just to give parents an overview of the content of our curriculum. These can be found at the bottom of this page.
At the moment you can look up the annual planner for: