science 2013 spring curriculum


Year 1 

Materials and life processes and animals

Year 2

Key Concepts

Electricity and Light

Uses of electricity; simple circuits; light and dark


  • Know that everyday appliances use electricity
  • Know about simple circuits involving batteries, wires, bulbs and other components
  • Know how a switch can be used to break a circuit
  • Identify different light sources including the sun
  • Know that darkness is the absence of light

NC Sc4 1a,b,c  3a,b


Key Skills

Sc6 With help, suggest some ideas and questions

Sc7 Think about how to collect evidence

Sc8 Suggest what might happen

Sc9 Make observations and comparisons using simple equipment, following simple instructions

Sc10Use first-hand experience and, with help, simple information sources to answer questions

Sc11 Think about and discuss whether comparisons and tests are fair or unfair

Sc12 Record findings in simple ways including tables, graphs etc.

Sc13 Say whether what happened was what was expected and draw simple conclusions 

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6






Contact the School

Longton Primary School

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Main Contact: Linda Masterson

Tel: 01772 612 495

SEN Contact: Sue Hothersall

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