We follow the recommended science programme of study from the Department of Education.
Listed below are our favourite Science websites:
Activities and revision exercises covering
Ourselves - health and growth, Materials, Light and dark, Forces, Sound and hearing, Electricity
Activities and revision exercises covering: Physical Processes, Materials, Living Things
This is a fantastic Shockwave adventure through space. It enables children to get 'hands-on' with the planets in our solar system.
A good introduction to space, the universe and the solar system.
NESTA is the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts.
Fun site on space for children with interactive games and activities.
Plan an expedition to the planet Mars. Explore gravity – how much would you weigh on another planet? Make spacecraft models, look through NASA’s solar telescope and find out what robots do to further scientific discovery.
Excellent guide to the Solar System. Photographs and facts about the planets in the Solar System.
Electricity and magnetism information -the electric motors section is of particular interest.
Is there life on Mars? Children can read about the possibilities and lead a virtual expedition to the planet's surface. Fun and educational. Links to other space websites
A very interesting look at the processes of life as explored in this fascinating project.
A fun way for children to explore the subject of recycling, the environment in which we live and our planet.
An exciting science resource for primary topics relating to minibeasts, and biology projects.
Find out about the animal welfare and conservation charity, Great for pupils studying endangered species.
There's information and evidence about each dinosaur plus help with pronouncing their names.
Children will find all they want to know about spiders
KidsHealth is the number 1 most-visited website for children's health and development.
A simple self-checking quiz for science students with a knowledge of basic plant structure.
Sort out your seed from your stem.