Castledon School

The Trust’s core aim is to ensure that we enhance the life chances of all the young people within the Trust to enable them to fulfil their potential and achieve the best possible outcomes.

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The science curriculum delivered at Castledon inspires curiosity about the world around them. It provides young people with the scientific knowledge to understand and question the world. Science is a relevant and varied curriculum which has been made accessible to all pupils across Castledon. The learning is progressive and pupils' understanding of Science is developed as they move through the school. 


Across the school, pupils will cover different topics and themes across the three disciplines of science, for example: 


  • Working scientifically 
  • Biology
  • Plants
  • Animals, including humans
  • Living things and their habitats
  • The environment 
  • Chemistry 
  • Everyday materials and their uses
  • States of Matter 
  • Properties and changes of materials 
  • Physics 
  • Electricity 
  • Sound 
  • Forces 
  • Earth and space 
  • Seasonal changes



The science curriculum at Castledon encourages our young people to work scientifically. Pupils will use their curiosity about science to make predictions and ask questions about different topics. There is a focus on learning and applying new vocabulary to their predictions, questions and scientific discussions.