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Acton Church of England

Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Be Kind, Take Pride and Enjoy!


"A high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world...Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world's future prosperity, and all pupils should be taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. “ National Curriculum 2014


The aim of Science at Acton CEVC Primary is to:

  • Develop a sense of enquiry and extend knowledge and understanding of the world;
  • Have a creative approach to the curriculum, where links are made between science and other subjects, particularly literacy, maths, DT and ICT;
  • Give children the opportunity to work practically and have the courage to make discoveries for themselves;
  • Equip children with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future.


We offer a rich and varied range of teaching approaches to achieve these ends, always striving to challenge every one of our pupils to make the maximum progress regardless of their starting point, with an understanding that different levels of support may be required to help them achieve their goals.

Science Week 2018

This week all children in school have taken part in scientific exploration and discovery as part of National Science Week. Activities have included making slime, creating a ocean in a bottle, investigating light and dark, making bug hotels and changing the states of solids by melting chocolate! 

Science Curriculum