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Fairfields Primary School and Nursery

Rosedale Way, Cheshunt, Herts EN7 6JG Tel: 01992 633195 Fax: 01992 643701
Email: admin@fairfields.herts.sch.uk
Headteacher: Mr G Gaidoni
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The School Curriculum at Fairfields - Key Stage 1 - Year 1 - Science

 

Year 1 Programme of study

 

 

Plants

Pupils are taught to:

  • identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees
  • identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.

 

 

Animals, including humans

Pupils are taught to:

  • identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals
  • identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
  • describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets)
  • identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.

 

 

Everyday materials

Pupils are taught to:

  • distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
  • identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock
  • describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials
  • compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.

 

 

Seasonal changes

Pupils are taught to:

  • observe changes across the four seasons
  • observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.