St George's CE Primary School

  1. Curriculum
  2. Science

At St George's we teach an understanding of natural phenomena through the disciplines of chemistry, physics and biology. Our Science lessons aim to stimulate a child’s curiosity in finding out why things happen in the way they do. We teach methods of enquiry and investigation to stimulate creative thought. Children learn to ask scientific questions and begin to appreciate the way in which Science will affect the future on a personal, national, and global level.

Year 1 spent the afternoon investigating autumnal features during a walk around our school grounds.

Year 2 made Lego houses before finding out which material would make the most suitable roof.

Year 3 investigated reflective materials before using the most suitable one to design a book bag. 

Year 4 completed an enquiry based STEM activity investigating pneumatics.

Year 6 made and recorded their very own TV programmes about ‘How we see’!

What else have we been up to?

We combined Recycle Week and Space Week to launch a whole school competition.

Children were challenged with creating their very own satellites using recycling materials.

Take a look at some of their amazing results! 

Year 2 made cardboard rockets to launch!

How far do you think they were able to travel?

Year 4 made their own space maps!

Year 2 spent a day at CONKERS as part of their science topic, ‘Animals and their Habitats’.

Children organised food chains before making their very own predators and pray from clay!

They also worked in small groups to build bug hotels in the woods – we hope all of the tiny creatures like their new homes!

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 Science - intent, implementation and impact.docxDownload
 Science Programme of Study Progression Map.docxDownload
 Science Working Scientifically Progression Map.docxDownload
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Click on the image below to discover some of the best online primary Science activities...

Some of our recommended Science Apps include:

  • Science Adventure for Year 1 LITE
  • Tappity for KS1
  • Dynamite Learning for Year 3 and 4
  • Inventioneers 

Why not try some simple practical experiments at home? Click the downloads below to find out how...

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 Dissolving.pdfDownload
 Fireworks in a Glass.pdfDownload
 Fun With Density.pdfDownload
 Lava Lamp.pdfDownload
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