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Science

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 technology  
  • be assessed in a formative way which challenges them by providing the next steps  
  • confidently use scientific vocabulary 

 

LPS has been awarded the Silver Primary Science Quality Mark

Science Club Ideas

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 Kidspot.com.au - http://www.kidspot.com.au/kids-activities-and-games/Science-experiments+10/Balloon-rocket-experiment+11976.htm Kidspot.com.au, we have all the games, craft and activities you need to keep them happy. Lots of educational and easy ideas.

Science club fun!
milky magic at Science club
Tasting our delicious butter

Waving Zombie hand

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

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