At Brownhill Learning Community the Science curriculum follows the National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 to 4. Pupils begin by observing and describing the world around them, explore the materials from which it is made and are encouraged to ask 'Why'?
Their knowledge and understanding of the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics are developed through investigations and projects so that by Key Stage 4 they are ready to follow Entry Level and GCSE courses to achieve useful qualifications.
The work of Growing Relationships and our progress towards Ecoschool status also links with our Science curriculum, ensuring maximum engagement and enjoyment, aspects further enhanced by our work in the school grounds, and our annual science Demo Days, to which parents and carers are invited.
'A high quality Science education provides the foundations for understanding the world.'
'Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world's future prosperity.'
'Pupils should be encouraged to... develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. They should be encouraged to understand how Science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave and analyse causes.'
Statutory guidance; Natural curriculum in England; Science programmes of study (DfE 2015)
If you have any queries, please contact - Barbara Adamson - (0300) 303 8384