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Gretton Primary School


The important thing is to never stop questioning.

Albert Einstein

Our high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. It has been designed using the programmes of study outlined in the National Curriculum with the support of other specialists such as STEM. 

Our curriculum ensures all pupils:

  • develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.
  • develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them.
  • are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future.

Our science curriculum is planned using the long-term plan, see below and attached, which identifies which areas of science are to be taught and ensures that we provide a broad and balanced curriculum. We use PiXL Science sequences as the spine to our sequences from KS1 to KS2, which are delivered in different ways. It can be a discrete lesson, a block of lessons or a sequence of lessons.

Here is an example of a PiXL assessment question:


Core Values

  • Kindness

    We are kind

  • Good Choices

    We make good choices

  • Best

    We try our best

  • Dream Big

    We dream big