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Welcome to our Science page!

 

At Ludlow Primary School we aim to use Science to stimulate and excite pupils’ curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them as well as giving them the opportunities to develop their understanding and increase their knowledge. We aim to promote the development of enquiry, exploration and observation within a meaningful context. Knowledge and skills taught have been taken from the Science National Curriculum, alongside using the Chris Quigley curriculum to deepen learning.

Our school’s Curriculum Drivers are designed to ensure that pupils at Ludlow Primary School have the opportunity to understand and appreciate the world around them so they can develop into responsible, knowledgeable and caring international citizens of the 21st century. Our science curriculum is designed to support these drivers and our school’s core values.

To see relevant documents for Ludlow Primary School Science please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Science Competition June 2021

Children at Ludlow Primary School were asked to create a Science Superhero that had a special science super power. Well done to all of the children that entered our Science Competition and a huge well done to our winners!

                   

KS1 Winners                                                                                      KS2 Winners

(Featuring our school dog, Woody, and his friend Buzz!)

 

Here are some examples of the amazing superhero designs we received!

 

Science Advent Calendar - Christmas 2020!

We have the opportunity to do some Science every day at home in the lead up to Christmas!
The STEM Hub have created a STEM Surprise Festive Countdown where every day a new challenge will be released to the children.
Click on the picture and it will take you to the advent calendar where a new 'window' will be opened each day. In each window there will be a video explaining the challenge for children to complete.

 

Click here to view all of the 24 Science activities on one document. Remember you don't have to do them in order or do them all! You could just pick your favourite! Enjoy!

 

Science Recommended Reads

If you love Science, you will love these books! To find more science books - both fiction and non-fiction - follow the link at the bottom of the page.

 

Local Ludlow Science

Martin Rees

   

Martin Rees grew up in Ludlow and went on to study at Cambridge and completed a PhD. Martin Rees's post-graduate work in astrophysics in the mid-1960s coincided with an explosion of new discoveries, with breakthroughs ranging from confirmation of the big bang, the discovery of neutron stars and black holes, and a host of other revelations. In 2005, Martin Rees was elevated to a life peerage, becoming Baron Rees of Ludlow.

To read more about him, follow these links: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Rees

https://www.quantamagazine.org/martin-rees-on-the-future-of-science-and-humanity-20181205/

Lord Rees gave our school a special message for our STEAM day in the past - click this link to watch the video!

Science activities for home!

  • Siemens's Super Science!

Age range: Designed for Key Stage 2 (7 to 11) but suitable for all ages with adult supervision

Siemens has a series of DIY videos designed to encourage families to conduct at-home science experiments using common items found in kitchen cupboards.

  • Science Fun for everyone!

These are lots of activities that have been designed to be easy to do at home! Clink here to see all the activities!

   Science I.I.I. Curriculum Statement         Science Policy

    Science Curriculum Progression             Science Recommended Reads

    Science Websites                                     Science Vocabulary

    Science Experiments for home              Curriculum Drivers through Science

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