Science – curriculum information

Science at Mallard Primary pays close attention to guidance provided by the National Curriculum sequence and content. It is infused with evidence-led practice and enriched with retrieval studies to ensure long-term retention of foundational knowledge.

The foundations of our science curriculum are cemented in the EYFS through learning within the Natural World, and People, Culture and Communities. Our ambitious interpretation of the National Curriculum places knowledge, vocabulary, working and thinking scientifically at the heart of our principles, structure and practice.

Our Science curriculum precisely follows the units outlined in the National Curriculum.
We also offer guidance on the teaching of foundational knowledge through mixed aged classes.

Our aim is that through our Science approach, children become ‘a little more expert’ as they progress through the curriculum, accumulating, connecting and making sense of the rich substantive and disciplinary knowledge.

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