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A Definition of Science


Science is the process of improving our knowledge and understanding of the world and universe through scientific enquiry.

Our Aims at Forres Primary School :


The National Curriculum for Science (KS1 and KS2) aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of BiologyChemistry and Physics.
  • Develop Scientific Enquiry in order to further understand the nature, processes and methods of science and the wider world (including health and environmental matters) through different, often self-generated lines of enquiry.
  • Are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science through wider STEM links, today and looking to the future.
  • Can communicate orally, using technical, scientific vocabulary and varied questioning styles.
  • Can use and further develop a range of written reporting and presentation techniques linked to age related expectations in both English, Mathematics and Computing.
  • Are capable of using Computing technology, including computers, imagining technology, data logging devices, tablet apps etc. in order to develop and extend scientific understanding.
  • Have opportunities to develop Science Capital, understanding the role of science and scientists (past and present) in shaping the world around us.

Science Guides

These guides are designed to inform and help parents support the learning and enjoyment of science at home.  They all contain the following:

  • An overview of the National Curriculum for each year group
  • Suggested ideas for how to expand the children’s scientific understanding
  • A list of websites, television programmes and apps
  • Suggested books linked to science for each year group
  • An explanation of what science capital is and suggested places to visit

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