At St Meriadoc Juniors, our vision is to give children a Science curriculum which enables them to explore and discover the world around them, confidently, so that they have a deeper understanding of the world we live in. To achieve this it involves exciting, practical hands on experiences that encourage curiosity and questioning.
Our aim is that these stimulating and challenging experiences help children secure and extend their scientific knowledge and vocabulary.
We believe that these opportunities will ensure that our children are confident, life-long learners who will explore the world around them.
We cherish the opportunity to delve into the science of the world. Throughout the years, the children will have the chance to explore a wide range of scientific areas. Each year group have their particular focuses and, across all years, the notion of working scientifically. Some areas go across year groups as there is simply so much to learn about! During Science lessons, the children have the chance to ask those burning questions and share their own knowledge of Science.
The topics for each year group are:
Year 3: Plants, Animals including humans, Rocks, Forces and Magnets
Year 4: Sound, States of Matter, Living things and their habitats, Electricity, Animals including humans
Year 5: Living things and their habitats, Animals including humans, Properties and change of materials, Earth and Space, Forces
Year 6: Evolution and Inheritance, Light, Electricity, Living things and their habitats, Animals including humans.