Science

Science takes place every Thursday morning with Mrs Probert.

 

Autumn Term 2022

 

During this term, we learn about ‘Uses of Everyday Materials’.

 

 

We learn to:

  • identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for different uses
  • compare how things move on different surfaces.
  • find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching

 

Click here for some fun activities linked to this topic.

 

 

Spring Term 2023

 

During this term, we learn about ‘Living Things and their Habitats’.

 

 

We learn to:

  • explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive
  • identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other
  • identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats
  • describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food

 

Click here for some fun activities linked to this topic.

 

During this term, we also learn about ‘Plant Growth’.

 

 

We learn to:

  • observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy

 

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Summer Term 2023

 

During this term, we learn about ‘Growing and Staying Healthy’.

 

 

We learn to:

  •  notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults
  •  find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
  •  describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and  hygiene

 

Click here for some fun activities linked to this topic.

 

 

Here are some examples of our learning this year.

 

The Arches Community Primary School

Saughall Road, Blacon, Chester CH1 5EZ

Nicky Johnson or Sue Wilkins: SEN Contact

Michelle Ashfield: Headteacher

01244 667660

head@thearches.cheshire.sch.uk

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