How will this be measured?
Pupil Voice will show:
A developed understanding of the methods and skills of scientists at an age appropriate level.
A progression of understanding, with appropriate vocabulary which supports and extends understanding.
Confidence in discussing science using ambitious scientific vocabulary. They can discuss their own work and identify their own strengths and areas for development.
Displays around school and books will show:
Pupils have had opportunities for practice and refinement of skills.
A varied and engaging curriculum which develops a range of scientific understanding and skills.
Developed and final pieces of work which showcase the skills learned.
Clear progression of skills in line with expectations set out in the progression grids.
That pupils, over time, develop a range of skills and techniques across all of the areas of the scientific curriculum.
Class books showcase working scientifically knowledge and a range of opportunities to apply knowledge to practical experiences
The subject leader will:
Celebrate the successes of pupils through planned displays.
Collate appropriate evidence over time which evidences that pupils know more and remember more.
Monitor the standards in the subject to ensure the outcomes are at expected levels.
Provide ongoing CPD support based on the outcomes of subject monitoring to ensure that the impact of the curriculum is wide reaching and positive.