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Science @ Southwood

Vision for Science

Science at Southwood will promote curiosity at every opportunity.

Principles for Science Learning

  • Southwood Science is pupil led, practical and ‘hands-on’, giving a real life context.
  • Southwood Science should be engaging and fun.
  • Southwood Science should promote ‘talk’ and ‘deeper thinking’, allowing children to make connections with previous learning and experiences.
  • Southwood Science is about getting outside and experiencing Science in the wide world.
  • Southwood Science introduces the correct scientific vocabulary which allows children to communicate using subject specific language.
  • Southwood Science explores the lives of famous historical and modern day scientists.
  • Southwood Science introduces children to real scientists and engineers to see how STEM subjects are used in the work place.
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