At Riverside Primary School, we believe that good teaching of Science offers pupils the opportunity to access a wealth of knowledge and information which contributes to a secure understanding of how and why things work like they do. Science explains the mechanics and reasoning behind the daily function of complex systems, including the human body. Through secure teaching, pupils will use this knowledge to aid their understanding of new concepts, make well-informed decisions and pursue new interests. Science provides visible proof of many facts pupils read about in books or see on the television; this helps to increase their understanding and helps pupils retain that information.
At Riverside Primary School, we believe these principles underpin good teaching and learning in the Science curriculum:
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