Science at Whitchurch Combined School
Science teaches the foundations for understanding the world through early specific areas of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It encourages children to find out about why things happen in the way they do. It teaches methods of enquiry and investigation. Children should learn the early knowledge and concepts, whilst developing a sense of curiosity about natural phenomena. The children should be encouraged to explore, question, and explain what they are seeing, to predict how things will behave and analyse causes.
At Whitchurch School we follow the statutory guidance for Science as stated in the New Primary Curriculum 2014.
The aims of teaching Science are: