Curriculum

Science

Subject Overview

Staff

Helen Whyte
Jenna Warbrick

Science

Subject Overview

The Science department in New Forest School aims to stimulate a lasting interest in, and understanding of, Science in students of all abilities through interesting, challenging and engaging lessons.

Science is a subject that has a major impact on the lives of our students and thus it is vital that they not only know and understand the key facts in Science but that they also know the process of how Science works.

Science Lessons

Key Stage 2: Science is class taught by our Science specialist who delivers a 3 year rolling curriculum.
Key Stage 3: Science is delivered by subject specialists with the majority of students receiving 3 dedicated Science lessons per week including a double lesson to allow time for practical experiments.
Key Stage 4: Students receive 3 dedicated Science lessons including a double lesson to allow time for practical experiments. These are delivered by subject specialists. Bespoke 1:1 support and booster lessons are timetabled when required.

More detailed information about content covered within the curriculum can be found via the Science Menu.