At Brookland Infant and Nursery School, our vision is to provide children with a wide range of Science opportunities which will enable them to confidently explore and discover the world around them. These practical, hands-on experiences encourage curiosity and questioning; a key factor of developing children’s scientific enquiry skills. Allowing children to investigate through a variety of contexts will ensure continually and evolving knowledge, which will equip them for an ever-changing world.
Science is an integral part of our whole school curriculum; our aim is to develop children's curiosity and fascination about the world around them. This starts in the EYFS where our provision, under the guidance of the Early Year Framework, supports children to make sense of their physical world and fosters their understanding of our technologically and ecologically diverse world simultaneously enriching and widening their vocabulary.
In Key Stage 1, The National Curriculum for Science aims to ensure that all children:
Our Science curriculum is planned to: