10 things about Science at Caldicotes Primary Academy

  1. Science is linked and integrated into cross-curricular projects and through regular PLOs. 

  2. All aspects of Science are taught in the academy, with progression evident across phase groups based on the new science curriculum for 2014. 

  3. Staff and children are enthusiastic and enjoy Science as part of a balanced curriculum, especially during themed annual science weeks, often linked to STEM 

  4. There are adequate resources to cover the areas of Science taught, the bulk of which are located in the central science store room in the library. 

  5. Science is a core part of the curriculum, and provides an opportunity to develop English and math’s skills within context. 

  6. Where ever possible the Science taught is relevant to everyday situations, enabling children to relate to the activities. 

  7. Science is inclusive – children can access the Science curriculum, even if they sometimes struggle with other areas of the curriculum. 

  8. Scientific Enquiry along with practical Science is evident in the academy. 

  9. A range of schemes are available in the academy in order to support the teaching and learning of Science. 

  10. Science teaching is evident in work books where investigations are written up using the English report steps to success model.