Here at Fowlmere we use the Unity Schools Partnership Curriculum (CUSP) to support our Science teaching and learning.

CUSP is underpinned by evidence, research and cognitive science. Modules are deliberately sequenced for robust progression and allows teachers to focus on the lesson.

There is an emphasis on oracy and vocabulary acquisition, retention and use to break down learning barriers and accelerate progress. A rich diet of language and vocabulary is deliberately planned for.

Specific skills are discreetly taught and practised so that they become transferrable. The sequenced modules activate prior learning, build on skills and deepen knowledge AND understanding. Learning, vocabulary and content is cumulative; content is learned, retrieved and built upon.

Children have a weekly Science lesson and these can involve practical experiments and investigations.
Year 1 and 2
Autumn Term                                      Spring Term                               Summer Term
Living things and their habitats.           Use of everyday materials.          Plants
Animals including humans                    Re-visit Living things and            Revisit Animals including humans
                                                             their habitats
Year 3 & 4
Autumn Term                                       Spring Term                               Summer Term
Living things and their habitats.            Animals including humans          Sound
Electricity                                              Re-visit Living things and            States of matter
                                                             their habitats
Year 5 & 6
Autumn Term                                       Spring Term                               Summer Term
Living things and their habitats.             Light                                            Circulatory System
Evolution and inheritance.                     Electricity                                     Water transportation in the human body
Please see our Science subject statement below.