Turton and Edgworth Church of England Methodist Primary School


Science is split into the following sections:

  • Scientific enquiry
  • Materials and their properties
  • Life processes and living things
  • Physical processes
  • In each year group children are taught through topics.

Year 1

  • Ourselves
  • Growing plants
  • Sorting and using materials
  • Light and dark
  • Pushes and pulls
  • Sound and hearing

Year 2

  • Health and growth
  • Plants and animals in the local environment
  • Variation
  • Grouping and changing materials
  • Forces and movement
  • Using electricity

Year 3

  • Teeth and eating
  • Helping plants grow well
  • Characteristics of materials
  • Rocks and soils
  • Magnets and springs
  • Light and shadows

Year 4

  • Moving and growing
  • Habitats
  • Keeping warm
  • Solids, liquids and how they can be separated
  • Friction
  • Circuits and conductors

Year 5

  • Enquiry in environmental and technological contexts
  • Keeping healthy
  • Life cycles
  • Gases around us
  • Changing state
  • Earth, Sun and Moon
  • Changing sounds

Year 6

  • Interdependence and adaptation
  • Micro-organisms (short unit)
  • Reversible and irreversible charges (short unit)
  • Forces in action
  • How we see things
  • Changing circuits (short unit)


Science Websites

Scientific Enquiry & General Science Websites

The Grid

Primary Resources

BBC Science Clips

Life Processes and Living Things


Healthy Teeth

Body cut out
Print off the body and place organs in the correct place.

5 Senses

Sort the Smells

Sound Game

The 5 Senses

Crick Sound

Materials and their Properties



Flash Zooids

Ship Navigation

Astro game

Asteroid Destruction Game

Your Weight on Other Planets



Crick Materials 2

Crick Materials 1

Physical Processes

Magnets, Springs and Changing state

Solids, Liquids and Gases


How roller coasters work

Forces Test

Engineering Interact

Gravity Launch

Lorry braking

Interactive Engineering


Learning Circuits

Baby Animal Websites

Lost Baby

Young Animals

Animals Quiz

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