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Science at Buxworth Primary School



“Equipped with his 5 senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure science!”

-Edwin Powell Hubble


At Buxworth Primary School we want children to reach their full potential in physical, intellectual, emotional, aesthetic, social and spiritual growth.  Therefore we have strive to deliver a board and balanced curriculum that provides opportunities to enrich childrens’ learning enabling them to take measured risks, to be innovative and creative thinkers and have the vital opportunity to broaden their horizons and raise aspirations for future careers. We encourage children to work both collaboratively and independently as well as scientifically and take an enquiry approach into science whilst incorporating the schools ‘Project 25’ values.



Curriculum Threads:

  • asking questions
  • observing and measuring
  • scientific enquiry approach
  • identifying and classifying objects, materials, animals, mammals, humans
  • performing tests
  • using equipment safely
  • conducting practical investigations as well as theoretical
  • gathering and recording data
  • reporting, presenting and communicating data/findings
  • using the correct scientific vocabulary (see vocabulary progression chart)




  • Station Road,
  • Buxworth,
  • High Peak,
  • Derbyshire,
  • SK23 7NJ.
  • Tel: 01663 732426