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Long Term Plan - Science

 

 Year group

         Autumn 1

      Autumn 2

       Spring 1

      Spring 2

     Summer 1

       Summer 2

Year 1

Working scientifically – identifying and classifying/gathering and recording data

Materials

The human body – Scientific observations

Seasonal Changes/Plants

Animals

Weather/Seasons/

plants/performing simple tests and experiments

 

Year 2

 

 

Materials

Living things

 

Healthy eating

Exploring micro habitats

Year 3

Rocks

Classification of rock types

Simple understanding of fossilisation

 

Animals inc humans

Animals: skeletons & nutrition

 

Forces & magnets

Simple forces, including magnetism

Plants

Plants, incl. parts, lifecycle and requirements for life

God the Master Designer

Light

Sources of light; shadows & reflections

Year 4

Sound

 

Animals including humans

States of matter 

Electricity

Living things and their habitats 

 

 

Year 5

Working scientifically

Earth and Space

Forces

Properties and changes of materials

Animals including humans

Living things and their habitats

Year 6

Living things and their habitats:

Classifying living things (micro-organisms, plants, animals)

Give reasons for classifying plants and animals

Animals including humans:

The human body

The circulatory system

Understanding exercise and healthy lifestyle

Transportation of nutrients

Evolution and inheritance:

Understanding fossils

Understanding inheritance

Understanding adaptation

Working Scientifically: To use practical scientific methods, processes and skills through the investigating: electricity, insulation, light/shadow and dissolving.

Electricity:

Understand voltage in cells

Compare and understand in components functions

Draw circuit diagrams

Light: Understanding how light travels Understanding how we see things Understanding shadows