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Science at Henry Whipple

At Henry Whipple, Science is taught as a programme of study, year by year for Key Stages 1 and 2, where key skills are embedded through:


  • Purpose - developing, using and applying
  • Sequence of learning - year by year progress in line with the new curriculum
  • Working scientifically - focus on scientific enquiry, embedded in all sciene lessons.


Our Curriculum aims

  • Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.
  • Develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries, helping them to answer scientific questions about the world around them.
  • Equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future.


Our Curriculum focus areas for this year

  • Monitor and evaluate the teaching of science in accordance with the new curriculum.
  • Raise the profile of science within school through various events and whole school projects.
  • Ensure coverage and progression in line with the new curriculum.