The National Curriculum for Science aims to ensure all pupils:
- Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific areas 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.
Areas covered are:
Animals, including humans
Living things and their habitats
Forces and magnets
States of matter
Earth and space
Evolution and inheritance