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Science At Queen's Drive


Vision - To encourage curiosity, awe and wonder about the world around them

Science work is taught using the National Curriculum 2014 with multiple investigations or experiments being planned each half term to either support the topic or as a stand alone lesson.

By the end of KS1 the children are expected to have a good knowledge of 3 scientific areas; everyday materials, animals including humans and plants as well as understanding of seasonal change and working scientifically.

Core Books

'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' - Eric Carle, 'Dear zoo' - Rod Campbell, 'Owl babies' -Martin Waddell, 'What the ladybird heard' -Julia Donaldson, 'The odd egg' - Emily Gravett, 'Arrgh spider' - Lydia Monks, 'Jack and the beanstalk', 'Funnybones - Alhbergs, 'Toys in space' - Mini Grey, 'The bog baby - Jeannie Willis, 'The Three Little Pigs', 'Nimesh the adventurer' - Ranjot Singh, 'The enormous turnip', 'Oliver's vegetables - Vivien French, 'The little gardener' - Emily Hughes, 'The rabbit problem' - Emily Gravett, 'Superworm' - Julia Donaldson, 'Hey diddle diddle a food chain tale' - Pam Kapchinske, 'Insect detective' - Steve Voake, 'The pond cycle' - Betsy Franco, 'One day in a blue planet' - Ella Bailey, 'Patak's pumpkin' - Chitra Soundar, 'Queen's knickers' -Nicolas Allan, 'Queen's Victorias bathing machine' - Gloria Whelan, 'Mama Panya's pancakes' - Mary Chamberlain


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