Science at Addison Primary
Science teaching at Addison follows the National Curriculum guidelines through a termly topic approach, providing a broad, relevant science curriculum for all the children. We teach the children through a balance of knowledge and investigational skills, linked to the big ideas in science. Active engagement in learning is encouraged and children often work cooperatively, communicating their scientific ideas to each other. Basic scientific concepts are developed with the aim of helping children understand the world around them and encouraging them to develop a sense of responsibility towards it. Pupils are encouraged to combine interest and curiosity with a responsible attitude towards health and safety, as well as respect for living things and the physical environment.
Our key objectives include:
There are three key aspects to science teaching at Addison Primary School: