Swinton Fitzwilliam Primary School

Science

Our aim in our science curriculum at Swinton Fitzwilliam Primary School is...

  • To develop understanding of the world around them through the specific disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 
  • To encourage excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. 
  • To be able to reason why certain things happen the way they do. 
  • To inform personal choices involving their own health and the natural environment. 
  • To give them the necessary skills in an ever changing world. 
  • To develop critical thinking when considering evidence and recognise when it is being used selectively. 
  • To develop systematic problem-solving skills that can be applied in other parts of their life. 
  • To be equipped with scientific skills that are required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future. 
  • To be able to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave and analyse causes. 
  • To have opportunities for hands-on experiences to further understanding.