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Working Scientifically

Working Scientifically in KS1 and KS2 requires children to develop and use a number of skills which include but not limited to the following.  

It is never too early to start learning

Questioning Strategies

Our questioning strategies involves us using a lot of open ended questions which include

Why, How, What, When, Where 

These allow children to develop their understanding and reasoning skills and also allows them to formulate their own ideas and demonstrate their understanding around key scientific concepts 

Science Inquiry skills

  • Asking questions

  • Observing and measuring

  • Planning and setting up different types of testing ideas

  • Identifying and classifying

  • Performing tests

  • Gathering and recording data

  • Using equipment safely

  • Reporting, presenting and communicating data/findings

  • Using relevant scientific vocabulary /language

  • Making predictions

  • Understanding and setting up fair testing

  • Reasoning to demonstrate understanding of key concepts

Transferable Skills Developed

  • Collaborative Teamwork

  • Organisation

  • Resilience

  • Discipline

  • Communication

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

  • Lateral thinking

  • develop and enhance numeracy and IT skills

  • Creative problem solving

  • Taking ownership of their learning

  • Paying attention to detail

Together Making Science Fun, Inclusive, Inspiring, and an Unforgettable and Memorable Experience   

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