Science

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

Science at Wellfield includes uses an approach to learning that engages students physically and cognitively. We provide students with opportunities to expand, change, enhance, and modify the ways in which they view the world. Teachers facilitate an environment that promotes students’ thinking, curiosity, and questioning.

Curriculum
Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8
Topics covered throughout the year

  • Earth in Space
  • Forces
  • Properties and changes of materials
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Evolution and inheritance
  • Animals(Including humans)

 

Topics covered throughout the year

  • Light
  • Electricity
  • Animals(including humans)
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Evolution and inheritance
  • Working in a lab
Topics covered throughout the year

  • Cells
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Reproduction
  • Separating Mixtures
  • Materials and their properties
  • Forces
  • Electricity
Topics covered Throughout the year

  • The periodic table
  • Food and digestion
  • Respiration and photosynthesis
  • Genes and inheritance
  • Light and sound
  • Transition unit