Parkgate Primary School

Opening the Gate to Success


Parkgate Primary School


In Science at Parkgate we...


  • encourage children to initiate their own learning through relevant first-hand experiences
  • provide children will learning experiences that are interesting and engaging and seen as relevant to their lives
  • urge children to observe, question, test and investigate scientific ideas in order to deepen their understanding of the world around them
  • develop the ability to reason, predict, think logically and to work systematically and accurately and to communicate scientifically;
  • show pupils how scientific ideas contribute to technological change and how this impacts on improving the quality of our everyday lives
  • ignite scientific curiosity and fascination
  • develop science skills, knowledge and understanding through a themed curriculum in a progressive way
  • actively engage in the seeing, and doing and understanding of science
  • learn through discovery
  • challenge and stimulating children with a fun and problem solving approach to science
  • enabe children to make appropriate decisions and to think as scientists

using a range of quality science resources both in and out of the school environment.