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Welcome to Poringland Primary and Nursery School! We are extremely proud of our school, and our community of staff, pupils and parents work together to provide a friendly, nurturing school.  Our ...


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Poringland Primary School and Nursery

Our shared vision for science…

Science in our school is good when…

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“Children are interested and engaged with their learning.” “Children are able to explain their observations and have discussions using and understanding precise scientific vocabulary.” “Children learn through investigating and experimenting using a wide range of quality resources accurately and safely.”   “Children pose their own questions and suggest methods to investigate, making clear predictions and drawing conclusions. Learning should be relevant to their everyday experiences.”
So that…
They are inspired to learn and achieve highly. They are able to explain accurately and develop independence as scientists. Memorable active learning opportunities enable them to embed understanding, address misconceptions and develop skills for life. They can apply their learning to their own lives and the world around them.  
Testing for absorbancy
Testing to see whether materials are waterproof
Testing to see whether materials are waterproof
Testing for transparency
Space artwork by Salhouse Class,
February 2020