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Science


Vision:            Individuals with inquiring minds and a Passion for Science.

Mission:         Engaged Learning through IDEAs

                        (Inquiry, Discovery, Exploration and Applications)


Rationale

Science teaching aims to inculcate the spirit of inquiry and a passion for Science, resulting in our pupils being engaged and excited about learning Science. We hope that pupils value Science and see it as a meaningful and important tool in helping them to explore the world that they live in.

 

Aims of Department

The Science department aims to:

·         provide our pupils with first-hand opportunities to physically Inquire, Discover and Explore Science through a variety of teaching strategies/approaches and stimulating activities.   

·         provide pupils with basic scientific terms and concepts to help them understand themselves and the world around them

·         provide pupils with opportunities to develop skills, habits of mind and attitudes necessary for scientific inquiry thus Applying Science to the world they live in

·         equip pupils with ethics and attitudes hence allowing them to make informed decisions and take responsible actions towards the environment they live in