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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"Let your light shine bright"

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We promote social and emotional development in Science by...


  • Working together in groups during scientific investigations and when handling data. Children are encouraged to organize, delegate and negotiate with each other to achieve common goals. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Children must take responsibility for their own and other's safety when undertaking practical work. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Children have the opportunity to explore the social dimensions of scientific advances e.g. environmental concerns, medical advances, and energy processes. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
  • Children are encouraged to consider the benefits and drawbacks of scientific and technological developments and the social responsibly involved. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance and Individual Liberty)
  • Learning about the safety aspects of collecting data observing pond life and conducting experiments and investigations. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Electricity - Year 4 Learning about conductors and insulators and the importance of electrical safety in the home. (British Value: Rule of Law)
  • Sound - Year 4 Learning about safety with regard to our hearing. (British Value: Rule of Law)

We promote moral development in Science by...


  • All children are encouraged to realise that answers to ethical questions cannot be found through science. Encouraging children to become increasingly curious, to develop an open mindedness to the suggestions of others and to make judgements on evidence not prejudice. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
  • Living things and their habitats - Year4 Learning about the impact of human activity (climate change) on living things and their habitats. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance and Individual Liberty)
  • Living things and their habitats  (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance and Democracy)
  • Evolution and Inheritance - Year 6 Learning about selective breeding and genetic modification - both the advantages and disadvantages. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
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