Course Overview:

Students are able to develop their scientific knowledge and curiosity for the subject through both practical and content based lessons around 10 big ideas (Forces, Electromagnets, Energy, Waves, Matter, Reactions, Earth, Organisms, Ecosystems & Genes).

Enrichment Ideas 

Suggested reading 

  • Subscribe to ‘Science + Nature’ and ‘Science Focus’

  •  Pig-Heart Boy- Malorie Blackman

  •  The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate – Jacqueline Kelly

  •  Women in Science - 50 fearless Pioneers who changed the world- Rachel Ignotofsky

Films & documentaries

  • CBBC Science

  • Mythbusters

  • How It’s Made

  • BBC The human body 

  • Science experiments: Robert Winston Operation Ouch (CBBC)

Cultural experiences

  • Join the school’s STEM club

  • Survival club

  • Range of activities in British Engineering and Science week

  • Big Bang fair

Things to see and do locally

  • Winchester Science Centre

  • Oceanarium, Bournemouth

  • Cumberland house, Portsmouth

  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

  • Marwell zoo

Top 5 Websites

Things we do

  • British Engineering and Science week 

  • Legoland trip

  • Survival Club (Wednesdays 3.15pm – 4.15pm)

  • Stem Club (Tuesdays 3.15pm – 4.15pm)

  • Mary Rose trip