Science

At St Clare’s we believe a high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. We help the children to see that Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity. 

All pupils are taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science and 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. Pupils are encouraged to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes.

As part of the Science Curriculum we aim to ensure that all pupils:
  • Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.
  • Develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them.
  • Are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future. 

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Debating and Lego Robotics in Year 6

Debating and Lego Robotics in Year 6

In Year 6 we chose an area from our topic, The Seaside. After working in groups to put their arguments together we hosted a debating afternoon. The whole class voted on the motion at the end of each debate. What a lovely Wednesday afternoon in the fresh air! Today the...

Volcanoes erupting in Year 3

Volcanoes erupting in Year 3

Pine Class had a very exciting Geography lesson last week. Can you guess what they were making?   Volcanic eruptions to link to our Volcano and Earthquakes topic. Well done Pine Class

Animals Including Humans

Animals Including Humans

We have been looking at the human life cycle, in Science, and discussing what happens at each age. We have created our own age milestone posters. We have been collecting data in class and using our Maths skills to present our findings.

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