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St Michael's Church of England
High School


Our Science Curriculum


Our approach to the science curriculum is based firmly in an expectation that all students are capable of achieving high standards in science and has been designed to be ambitiously academic whilst remaining fully inclusive. From key stage 3 we aim to develop a firm foundational knowledge-rich base through use of knowledge organisers for each of the topics studied. The foundational knowledge obtained can then be developed further through teaching and learning that aims to develop conceptual understanding, an understanding and appreciation of scientific processes and methods and a cultural capital beyond examination content that provides social equity and mobility to all of our students. We build upon this by explicit teaching of key vocabulary and reading and this is embedded within each unit of work. Throughout the 5 year science curriculum the topics studied are carefully sequenced to allow students to link both their existing and new knowledge to the 8 big ideas in science.

Science Big Ideas

Science Scheme of Learning Overview Examples

Science Staffing


Subject Leader for Science

Mrs S Jacks

2nd in Science


Teachers of Science

Miss C Orr

Mr P Hobbs

Mrs J Aindow

Mr N Burke

Mr J Bennett (AHT)

Mrs C Trebble (DHT)

Mrs C McIntyre (DHT)

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St Michael's Road, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 7UL

Telephone: 0151 924 6778