At Haseltine, we provide the children with high-quality science education. This gives children the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.

Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all pupils are taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. Pupils are encouraged to recognise the power of rational explanation and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. They are encouraged to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes.

Relevant science explorations

Dialogue and discussion is at the heart of Science learning, as this not only encourages children to explore scientific terminology but also share and develop their ideas and understanding with others. Children are also encouraged to develop cross-curricular skills through relevant science explorations such and the subsequent recording and presenting of data.

An emphasis is placed on ‘Working scientifically’ through inspirational and engaging activities. We strive to develop a love of science where questioning and an exploratory attitude is at the heart of learning.

View Haseltine’s Science Curriculum and Science Policy below.

Science Curriculum
Science – Progression of Knowledge and Skills
Science Policy

Haseltine Primary School
Haseltine Road
Lower Sydenham
London SE26 5AD
Tel: 020 8778 6536

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