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In science this half term we will be looking at seasonal changes. This will include: 

  • Observing changes between summer and autumn and then autumn and winter
  • Observe and describe the weather in autumn and then winter
  • Observer and describe how the day length varies in autumn and then winter.


This links to our diversity and spirituality driver.


In science this half term we will also be be looking at working scientifically. This will include:

  • Observing over time
  • Identifying and classifying
  • Pattern seeking 
  • Researching
  • Fair testing


We would like all children to:

  • Be curious about the world around us.

  • Have the ability to think independently and raise questions through working scientifically and the knowledge and skills that it brings. 

  • Have confidence and competence in the full range of practical skills, taking the initiative in, for example, planning and carrying out scientific investigations using equipment effectively. 

  • Have excellent scientific knowledge and understanding which is demonstrated in written and verbal explanations, solving real and challenging problems and reporting scientific findings.

  • Have high levels of originality, imagination or innovation in the application of skills.

  • Have the ability to undertake practical work in a variety of contexts, including fieldwork.

  • Have a passion for science and its application in past, present and future technologies.