A Warmingham Scientist
A Caring Christian Family Where We Grow Together
Let Your Light Shine ~ Matthew 5:16
Why is Science Important?
Science stimulates and excites pupils’ curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It also satisfies this curiosity with knowledge. Because science links direct practical experience with ideas, it can engage learners at many levels. Scientific method is about developing and evaluating explanations through experimental evidence and modelling. This is a spur to critical and creative thought. Through science, pupils understand how major scientific ideas contribute to technological change – impacting on industry, business and medicine and improving quality of life. Pupils recognise the cultural significance of science and trace its worldwide development. They learn to question and discuss science-based issues that may affect their own lives, the direction of society and the future of the world.
RCSAT’s Vision for Science - On completion of the Science curriculum our pupils will have developed:
- Curiosity and the ability to ask scientific questions.
- Confidence and competence in a range of practical skills: observing, questioning, planning, collecting, recording, concluding, communicating, reflecting and responding.
- The ability to plan and carry out scientific investigations and report findings.
- Good scientific knowledge and understanding across a range of topics which is demonstrated in written and verbal explanations.
- An interest in science and its application in past, present and future technologies.
Science at Warmingham
Science teaches an understanding of natural phenomena. It aims to stimulate a child’s curiosity in finding out why things happen in the way they do. It teaches methods of enquiry and investigation to stimulate creative thought. Children learn to ask scientific questions and begin to appreciate the way in which science will affect the future on a personal, national, and global level.
Children are encouraged to use everyday objects and experiences to question and experiment in order to increase their understanding of their world.
Science stimulates and excites pupils’ curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. Through exploring the world of Science, children are taught to develop their investigative skills by planning investigative skills and obtaining, presenting, and evaluating evidence.