School of Education

  • The 2014 curriculum: subject knowledge material

    The 2014 primary science curriculum contains both new areas of study and revisions to existing topics. Helen is rewriting a batch of relevant subject knowledge notes and they will be included here during the year.

    Forces: this has seemingly been removed from Key Stage 1 but it is made clear in the curriculum guidance that this does not need to be the case and it is our opinion that the basics should still be taught in Key Stage 1. Click here to access the subject knowledge needed by teachers to teach the forces content in the new curriculum: Forces subject knowledge 2014

    Magnetism: There is now a greater emphasis on magnetism and here are notes for teachers’ understanding: Magnetism subject knowledge 2014

    Sound: Sound subject knowledge 2014

    Light: Light subject knowledge 2014