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St. James' CE Primary School

Science

Here are some links to online science resources and activities you might enjoy investigating. Do be mindful that many of these require adult supervision, so logon together and enjoy exploring the wonderful world of science!

Lots of fun interactive ideas and videos for all ages from the Science Museumhttps://learning.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/resources/?type=at-home 

Ready made fun learning activities for all ages, many involving outdoors from the Primary Science Teaching Trust:
https://pstt.org.uk/resources/curriculum-materials/Science-Fun-at-Home 

STEM Learning - an amazing website with lots of activities linked to DT, Maths and Computing. They also have resources to support the BBC daily live lessons  for all age groups:
https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary 

NASA's Climate Kids - a fun interactive website exploring space and earth, some resources for KS1 children but mainly for KS2:
https://climatekids.nasa.gov/ - 

Earthwatch Education - from the makers of Springwatch and The Really Wild Show; lots of outdoor and nature learning resources for all age groups:
https://edu.earthwatch.org.uk/ 

Switched On Science, part of the J2e group of apps with lots of videos, worksheets and examples sorted by year groups:
http://sos.lgfl.org.uk/ 

St James' Science curriculum
Pupils at St James' study science every week, developing both a rich scientific knowledge and a range of investigative skills. Please find the range of topics covered in each year group at the bottom of the page. 

As part of our creative curriculum, children's science learning is linked to their topic and Power of Reading text. As well as engaging activities in the classroom, we combine visits and trips to help bring the children's learning to life.

An Insight into Engineering
Here at St James', we are very fortunate to benefit from 'build a bike' afternoon workshops. Children have the opportunity to take apart and reassemble bicycles with our resident bike mechanic!

Healthy Eating
The children recently had assemblies from the NHS on healthy eating - particularly focusing on eating a wide range of coloured foods (to help achieve 5 a-day) and cutting down on sugar and took part in poster design competitions to promote healthy eating.