Ledbury Primary School

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At Ledbury Primary School we are committed to delivering an exciting, child-led, enquiry based science curriculum.  We have worked with the children to decide what makes a great science lesson and used these ideas to inform our Principles of Teaching and Learning as laid out below.

Through our curriculum we want the children to:

  • be inspired to find out more and confident to report their findings  
  • understand that science is open ended and there are always opportunities to discover more  
  • develop and share ideas and feel able to question these ideas and those of others based on evidence generated  
  • record in a variety of creative ways including the use of computing  
  • be assessed in a formative way   
  • confidently use scientific vocabulary 


LPS has been awarded the Outreach Primary Science Quality Mark

Understanding the science curriculum

Science recommended reads

If you love science then you will want to check out some of these great science reads.

Follow the link below to find more fiction and non-fiction science books.

What is Science?

Video resource for KS2 students.Produced for the Science Sessions project at Cardiff University in association with Willmott Dixon, The Cardiff Commitment an...

What is a Scientist?

Scientists learn about their subject by observing, describing, and experimenting and these are key lessons that are being taught to schools to encourage take...

Famous Scientists

10 Famous Female Scientists in History

Women have had an uphill battle to be seen as equals in the workplace. Here are Ten Notable Women of Science in History. They are inventors, pioneers, trailb...

Black History Month | British Scientists

Picture a scientist, what do you see? A lab coat, glasses, a beard?Claire takes a look at the work of some amazing black British scientists, past and present...

Be a scientist with these science club ideas that you can try at home.......

Making a Cardboard Cannon

Deane shows how to make a cannon with a cardboard tube, a matchstick and a rubber band. It propels a soft foam ball into the air. The toy is quite safe.

How To Make A Balloon Rocket

This video shows you how to make a balloon rocket using string, a balloon, some masking tape and a drinking straw. More info on -, we have all the games, craft and activities you need to keep them happy. Lots of educational and easy ideas.

Waving Zombie hand

Useful science links

For any paper copies requests for any of the documents on the website free of charge, please contact the school office.