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Science at Fairfield Primary

Science teaches an understanding of natural phenomena. It aims to stimulate a child’s curiosity in finding out why things happen in the way they do and it teaches methods of enquiry and investigation to stimulate creative thought. Science changes as human understanding and experience changes.

At Fairfield our children learn to ask scientific questions and begin to appreciate the way science will affect their future on a personal, national and global level. They are encouraged to carry out their own investigations and discover things for themselves.

Science topics are introduced through our Inspiring Learning Curriculum where children are encouraged to find the answers to thought provoking questions. All children also have practical science lessons throughout the year with Mrs Edwards, a Specialist Science Teacher.

Mrs Edwards has been helping Year 5 find out how some materials will dissolve in liquids.

 

Year 3 experimenting with magnets.

 

 

Year 1 Super Scientists

 

Year 1 making crystal candy cane decorations

Year 1 learning about how to look after each other in the Life Caravan

  

This link will take you to a collection of websites to support the learning of science. 

Please click here to view examples of children Exploring Forces.

National Curriculum Programmes of Study

 

Year 6 Electricity workshop

Following our class assembly, Class 6SS worked with parents and carers to design and make security systems using electrical components.