At Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, we believe that the teaching of science should inspire curiosity and a thirst for knowledge about the world around us, the famous scientists who have inspired generations and the diverse groups of people that interact with one another. Understanding science helps pupils to know their place in, and how to impact upon, the world.
This enables us to live, love and learn by investigating the world and people around us.
Science is a sacred subject:
Science enables pupils to know the universal story they are a part of:
Below are some examples of how our teaching of Science contributes to our whole school pupil characteristics:
Science contributes to this by providing opportunities to……
The leaders of tomorrow
Lead one another in presentations related to scientific issues and communicating with those in power in their local area and the nation
Promote scientific issues for those in their local area or the wider world that disproportionately affect different groups of people and stand up for those who cannot themselves
Be bold in speaking about climate, environment and the scientific issues they are passionate about
Making changes to benefit their local, scientific community and inspiring others to do the same
Generate their own scientific questions and work hard to investigate and find out the answers
Creative problem solvers
Identify problems and create a range of solutions, discussing and testing ideas before sharing with a wider audience
Inclusive team builders
Develop a cultural understanding for people groups around the world through a process of discovery and comparison. Work with others when focussing on science related global issues
You can find out more about how we implement this intent statement by reviewing the documents at the end of this page.
If you would like to know more about how we teach Science at our school, please contact Mrs Cheney via the ‘Contact Us’ page.