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Science Teaching Resources

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in science for Key Stage One covering living things and their habitats, animals including humans, materials and seasons of the year

Year One Planning

Lesson planning to develop and refine scientific skills when investigating plants, parts of the body, materials and seasonal changes

Year Two Planning

Lesson planning to develop and refine scientific skills when investigating living things and habitats, growing plants, healthy living, growing and changing and using materials


Classroom tests and activities to assess skills in science for Key Stage Two covering a range of scientific topics and processes


Identify, record and classify the unique characteristics and behaviour of different types of animals

Human Body

Explain and illustrate the location, structure and function of different parts of the human body


Explore the properties of a range of different natural and manufactured materials and illustrate their matching functions


Identify the structure of different plants and investigate conditions for healthy growth in a range of habitats

Seasonal Changes

Observe, record and compare some of the changes that happen to the natural world during the four seasons of the year

  • Family Households
    Discuss and respond to settings, characters and plot events in stories about family life, investigate words with common endings and practise writing sentences for character dialogue
  • Family Homes
    Practise writing a range of sentences to describe how families might use different rooms in their homes
  • Family Rooms
    Select and compose sentences to describe some of the household objects that might be used by the characters in a narrative story
  • Family Talk
    Practise writing a selection sentences to show what different characters might say about story events