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At Carlton Primary school we strive to inspire children through Science. During our time with us, Carlton children will develop their thinking and questioning skills through teaching that is adapted to challenge and stretch their understanding to allow them to think like scientists. Young children are naturally curious and passionate about learning and we look to encourage this through outdoor learning. At Carlton, we provide a stimulating EYFS curriculum that nurtures children’s natural curiosity and their on-going knowledge and understanding of the world around them. Science is fundamental in EYFS and through hands-on, enquiry-based activities, children will experience the joy of learning ‘how’ and ‘why’. As they move through school they will develop the independence to conduct experiments, whilst answering questions that may arise through discussions. Children will be immersed in scientific vocabulary and encouraged to develop their oracy skills through participation in engaging and dynamic lessons.

At Carlton we believe...

We use Snap Science to inform our planning and this links to the National curriculum covering all the objectives the children need to know by the time they leave KS2.

We have been doing lots of great things in Science! Take a look below!

Bridge building STEM day KS2


Forces - UKS2

Rockets KS1

Heart dissection UKS2

Guide dog visit - KS1

Making blood - UKS2