Statement of Curriculum Intent - Science
At Armthorpe Academy, the intent is for all students is to develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena around them.
The science curriculum is designed to entitle and encourage students to:
- Acquire a breadth and depth of substantive knowledge that cumulatively builds over time and across multiple disciplines of science so that students can fluently articulate scientific concepts.
- Acquire a breadth and depth of disciplinary knowledge that cumulatively builds over time so that students can work scientifically
- Acquire a breadth and depth of hinterland knowledge so that students can articulate the significance of science to society and their own lives, in the past, and the continuing importance of science in solving global challenges of the future.
- Develop a life-long curiosity and passion for science which provides the foundation for everyday life and for a range of STEM careers that are crucial for economic, environmental and social development