Our intention when planning and delivering the science curriculum at Wincanton Primary School is to foster and develop our pupils’ curiosity in the subject, whilst also helping them to fulfil their potential. Moreover, we aim to prepare our pupils for life in an increasingly scientific and technological world. We intend learning in science to be through systematic investigations of the physical, chemical and biological aspects of their lives that rely mainly on first hand experiences, leading to them being equipped to answer scientific questions about the world around them. It is our intention that, through investigative science, pupils at Wincanton Primary School will continue to deepen their respect for the natural world and all its phenomena, and increase their care and appreciation of it.
We aim to: