It is important that pupils in Primary Schools are taught the foundations of Science, because this will strengthen their abilities, interest and confidence in scientific exploration, and allow them to better understand the world around them. Science also arouses curiosity among pupils with regards to their surroundings and also facilitates their understanding of other subjects. Overall, science encourages innovation while boosting creativity thus building all round individuals.
Teaching Primary Science involves planning and preparation to create an effective, hands-on curriculum. By engaging pupils in interactive projects, we give them the opportunity to explore Basic Science Concepts and relate them to the world. A balance of activities makes the teaching approach more effective for students with different learning styles.
We introduce specific science concepts to pupils, such as the idea that objects have noticeable properties for Physical Science, that living things have needs and cycles for living sciences and that weather changes daily for earth science and many more.
Pupils are exposed to experiments at their younger grades though not as perilous as what they will encounter later in their schooling. We teach them the importance of Rules and Safety Procedures that will encourage them to be careful and meticulous when approaching science activities. Our teachers give clear safety instructions before each science assignment and also monitor pupils to ensure adherence.
We create enthusiasm for science by allowing pupils to participate in hands-on science experiments, engaging discussions, field trips and interesting debates. We also encourage curiosity and inquiry as part of the science experience.
Our School has a variety of relevant and up-to-date resources available to pupils to use during science activities.
We also include parents in the learning process. This is done by sending information home through their wards letting them know about the science activities that are happening in the classroom and asking parents to help provide input and resources. This has made our pupils feel more supported in their science endeavours.