Diving Deeper into Primary Science

13:40 - 14:20

A high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics’ But what does this mean for primary aged pupils specifically?

  • What should the science curriculum in a primary school look like?
  • How do we balance the disciplinary elements of a strong science curriculum with substantive knowledge?
  • What are the foundations of science in early years?

Above all, how do we do this and ensure that pupils develop the secure and deep understanding that they need to be successful in their later education?