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Science at The Berkeley 

At The Berkeley we believe that the development of scientific skills is a crucial, core entitlement for all of our pupils. Science stimulates and excites pupil curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It also satisfies their curiosity with knowledge. Because science links direct, practical experience with ideas, it can engage learners at many levels. Pupils recognise the cultural significance of science and trace its worldwide development. In line with our Curriculum Drivers the children will learn to question and discuss science based issues that may affect their own lives, the direction of society and future of the world.

 

Our Aims are to:

  • Develop an awareness and understanding of the role and importance of science in everyday life

  • Appreciate and tolerate the constantly changing nature of scientific knowledge

  • Use scientific procedures of investigation

  • Introduce, develop and study the application of science in a broad range of contexts

  • Understand some of the current major concepts of science

  • Understand that learning science contributes to personal development including problem solving skills and cooperative group work

Chicks

Labeling Parts of the Body

Bentley STEM Ambassadors 

Fun Science Assembly

Berkeley Bachelor of Science

Well done to all the children that took part this half term! We had over 100 scientists experimenting at home! 

Autumn 2 investigations are 'Bubbling Potions' and 'Fireworks in a Glass' don't forget to hand your investigation in before the end of term.

Science Week 2017

We had a fantastic science week in March. We all thoroughly enjoyed our visit from a REAL scientist, a chance to see the stars in the science dome and lots more experiments with our buddy classes. We topped the week off with a dress up as a mad scientist day. Well done for all the super effort and hard work by all our children during the week. 

Nature Walks

Planting

Air Products Visit

Chemistry with Cabbage

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