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Science Curriculum 2022

The Science Curriculum at Bignold Primary School and Nursery

 

Year groups will study the following units:

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology: Parts of the body / senses

 

 

 

Earth Science: Seasonal change

Throughout the year

 

Chemistry: Materials and their properties
 

 

Biology: Parts of the body / senses

 

 

 

Biology: Identify common animals and plants

 

Biology: Identify common animals and plants

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry: The uses of everyday materials

 

 

 

 

Biology: Differentiate living, dead and non-living.

 

 

Biology: Simple food chains & habitats.

 

 

 

Biology: Growing seeds and bulbs (water, light, warmth)

 

 

 

Biology: Identify common plants

 

 

 

 

Biology: Basic needs of animals and offspring.

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology: Animals and humans - nutrition

 

 

 

Biology: Animals including humans.

Muscles and skeletons

 

Chemistry / Earth Science

Rocks, soils and

fossils

 

Biology: Plants: Life cycle -functions of flowering plants

 

Physics: Forces – friction and magnets

 

Physics: Light

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry: States of matter

Solid, liquid and gas.

 

 

The water cycle

 

 

Biology: Teeth and digestion

 

 

 

Physics: Sound

 

 

Physics: Electricity

 

Biology: Living things and their habitats

Grouping and classification

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry: Properties and changes of materials

 

 

 

 

Chemistry: Properties and changes of materials

 

 

Physics: Forces

 

Physics: Earth and Space

 

 

Biology: Life cycles of plants and animals.

 

 

 

Animals including humans

: Describe changes as humans develop to old age

(wellbeing)

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology: Classification

 

Physics: Electricity

 

Biology: Circulatory System

 

Biology: Evolution and inheritance

 

Physics: Light

 

SRE (wellbeing)

 

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