Science teaches an understanding of natural phenomena. It aims to stimulate a child's curiosity in finding out why things happen in the way they do. It teaches methods of enquiry and investigation to stimulate creative thought. It encourages children learn to ask scientific questions and begin to appreciate the way science will affect their future on a personal, national, and global level.'
The primary aims of Science at The Buchan School are to:
The secondary aims of Science are to enable children to:
In the Pre-Prep department, Science is taught by class teachers. Pupils in the Prep department are taught by subject specialists.
The Science curriculum is based around the national curriculum, but it is extended and broadened to cover the Common Entrance requirements for 11+ and some elements of the 13+ curriculum.
Outstanding facilities and opportunities in a beautiful environment
The Science department is located in a purpose-built laboratory and the School is located in large grounds including a wooded environment.
The department is fully equipped to ensure that each pupil has the opportunity to experience the positive and dynamic approach the department offers.
They learn, they have fun, they always want to go back. children love this school.James P