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All children are encouraged to enjoy Science and become more enthusiastic scientists by developing their skills, knowledge and understanding through practical experiences and investigations. It is important that children develop the scientific skills to become lifelong learners. They should be able to apply the skills in different situations across the curriculum and in daily living outside school.



  • To promote positive attitudes, enthusiasm and competence in science.
  • To ensure every child reaches their potential in Science.
  • To ensure continuity and the progressive development of scientific concepts, knowledge and skills.
  • To enable children to develop their knowledge and understanding of the world they live in.
  • To work with increasing independence and confidence.



  • To plan engaging lessons that challenge all learners.
  • Plan and assess using the AT1 skills and subject knowledge.
  • To investigate “What if?” or “What would happen?” questions and share and develop ideas with children and staff.
  • To evaluate work and draw conclusions.


Ivy Bank Primary School

Valley Road Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 8PB

Mrs Sarah Gill | Headteacher

01625 448014