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Byron Court Primary School

Believe, Achieve

Spencer Road, North Wembley, Middlesex HA0 3SF

020 8904 2785




At Byron Court, we believe that Science stimulates and excites children’s natural curiosity about the world around them and satisfies that curiosity with knowledge. Participating in practical science activities encourages creative and critical thought. Children can see the impact that science has on the development of technology and have the opportunity to consider and discuss the way science may affect their lives and the future of the world.

The national curriculum for science aims that all pupils:

  • develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics
  •  develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them
  • are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science today and for the future.


    Curriculum Map for Science:


    Year 1

    Year 2

    Year 3

    Year 4

    Year 5

    Year 6

    Aut 1

    Who Am I?

    Using Electricity

    Earth Rocks

    What’s That Sound?

    Out Of This World

    Interdependence/ Adaptation

    Aut 2


    Grouping And Changing

    Food And Our Bodies

    Living Things

    Material World



    Reversible & Irreversible Changes


    Spr 1

    Polar adventures


    Mirror, Mirror

    Looking At States

    Circle Of Life





    Spr 2

    Treasure Island

    Health and Growth

    How Does Your Garden Grow?

    Teeth And Eating

    Let’s Get Moving


    Sum 1

    On Safari

    Forces / Movement

    Opposites Attract

    Power It Up

    Growing Up and Growing Old



    Sum 2


    Plants and Animals In The Local Environment

    We Are Astronauts


    Super Scientists

    Forensic Science


    Scientific work will be centred on several diverse topics such as

    Year 3: 1.Food and our bodies 2.Earth, Rocks 3.Reflections

    Year 4: 1.Sound 2.Changing Circuits 3.Different states of matter
    All pupils will have regular ICT sessions in the knowledge centre using netbooks.

    Topics covered include digital photography, programming, data analysis, video recording, graphics and image editing.


    Years 5 and 6

    The pupils will be taught a consolidation of scientific and investigative skills. Topics will include interdependence, life cycles, health, the work of scientists in real life and the solar system. 


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