Most of the children’s work is based on practical experience, observations of the world around them and planned investigations. These help to build the necessary scientific language, skills and knowledge.
As the children develop they carry out experiments which demand greater observational, problem solving and recording skills.
Sex education is integrated into the Science, PSHE and religious education curriculum. Questions raised will be answered in a way thought suitable for the age and ability of the children. The School Nurse supports the Year 6 teacher in dealing with changes during puberty.
Relationships within families form part of Religious Education as do rites such as baptism and marriage.