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At Shaftesbury, children learn about a variety of scientific topics to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding. During this academic year, there will be a strong emphasis on scientific enquiry where children are given the freedom to ask and eventually answer their own questions as a topic progresses. Working scientifically will mean children have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that build on skills such as teamwork and co-operation, as well as hopefully igniting their curiosity. In addition, these investigations will help provide a deeper understanding of the world that surrounds them. Any practical tasks will work alongside theory based lessons that will enable children to predict, observe and then explain their findings.

Please click on the attachment below to read about the Science National Curriculum.

Science National Curriculum

The CREST Awards are coming soon to Shaftesbury. These awards will take place at school. Please see the link below for further information.

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