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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Science Subject Leader: Mrs J Rowley

Science

School overview Y1 – Y6

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Y1

Animals including humans

Name common animals

Carnivores etc.

Adaptation

Seasonal Changes

The four seasons

Seasonal weather

Length of day

Animals including humans

Human body & senses

Robots

Seasonal Changes

The four seasons

Seasonal weather

 

Plants

Common plants

Basic plant structure

Growth and Green Fingers

Everyday materials

Physical properties of materials

Grouping materials

Changing shapes of solid objects

The Great Outdoors

Seasonal Changes

Y2

Everyday materials

Identify different materials

Name everyday materials

Properties of materials

The place where I live

Everyday materials

Compare the use of diff. materials

Compare movement on diff. surfaces

The place where I live

All living things & their habitats

Alive & dead, life processes, adaptation

Micro habitats & food chains

Where would you rather live?

Animals including humans

Animal reproduction & growth

Basic needs & Healthy living

 

Plants

Plant & seed growth

Plant reproduction

Keeping plants healthy

 

Y3

Rocks

Compare and group rocks

Describe fossil formation

Recognise soil composition

Rock & Roll!

Forces

Different forces

magnets

The Iron Man

Light

Light reflection off surfaces

shadows

Plants

Basic structure & functions

Plant life & growth

Plants

Life cycle of plants

Water transportation

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Animals including humans

Human skeleton & muscles

Nutrition

Exercise & health

Healthy Humans

Y4

Electricity

Uses of electricity

Simple circuits & switches

Conductors & insulators

Sparks Might Fly!

States of Matter

Compare & group materials

Solids, liquids & gases

Changing state

The water cycle

Water, Water Everywhere!

Animals including humans

Teeth

The digestive system

Food chains

The Art of Food

 

Sound

How sounds are made

Sound vibrations

Pitch

volume

All living things & their habitats

Grouping living things

Classification keys

Adaptation of living things

Hunted

Y5

All living things & their habitats

Life cycles plants & animals

Reproductive processes

Famous naturalists

Amazon Adventure

 

Properties and changes of materials – Forces

Gravity

Friction & resistance

Forces & motion of mechanical devices

 

Earth and space

Movement of the Earth & planets

Movement of the moon

S, E & M as spherical bodies

Night & day

Earthlings

Properties and changes of materials

Compare properties of everyday materials

Soluble/dissolving

Reversible/irreversible changes

Fair testing

Food, Glorious Food

Animals including humans

The changes as humans develop from birth to old age

 

 

Animals including humans

Working scientifically

The importance of exercise

Y6

Evolution and inheritance

Identical/non-identical offspring

Fossil evidence & evolution

Adaptation & evolution

Survival!

 

Light

How light travels

Reflection

Splitting light

Ray models of light

Animals including humans

The circulatory system

Effects of a healthy lifestyle

Water transportation

Famous scientists and their contributions to the world

Heroes and Villains

 

All living things & their habitats

Classification of living things

Reasons for classification

 

Electricity

Electrical components

Simple circuits

Fuses

voltage

Science scheme of work

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