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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:

Working scientifically


Animals, including humans

Everyday materials

Seasonal changes

Living things and their habitats



Forces and magnets

States of matter



Earth and space

Evolution and inheritance