Science at The Hendreds

Children are naturally curious. At The Hendreds, we use science as a vehicle to foster a curiosity about our universe and promote respect for living and non-living things. Building a secure knowledge about science gives children the foundations for exploring anything and everything in the physical and natural world. It is about asking questions, suggesting possible explanations, and then investigating them. Studying science improves our ability to understand ideas, assess the credibility, reliability, and validity of what we see and hear and make informed decisions. At The Hendreds, the science curriculum is built on a solid basis of sequential knowledge acquisition and encourages questioning and predicting; critical thinking and deductive reasoning; analysis and problem solving. We aim for all children to leave the school with an appreciation of the application and use of science in the world and why it matters.

We believe the teaching and learning of science is excellent when…


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