Bredon Hancock's Endowed

C of E First School

Dream, Believe, Love, Work, Achieve!


Curriculum coverage

Working Scientifically

  • Use their science experiences to explore ideas and raise different kinds of questions
  • Select and plan the most appropriate type of scientific enquiry to use to answer scientific questions
  • Use and develop keys and other information records to identify, classify and describe living things and materials, and identify patterns that might be found in the natural environment
  • Use relevant scientific language and illustrations to discuss, communicate and justify their scientific ideas
  • Use oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations to report conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of degree of trust in results


●             Explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object

●             Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces

●             Recognise that some mechanisms including levers, pulleys and gears allow a smaller force to have a greater effect