Teaching Science offers students opportunity to increase their overall understanding of how and why things work. Science teaches children about the world around them. This knowledge can be used to understand new concepts, make informed decisions and pursue new interests. Through building up a body of key foundational knowledge and concepts, pupils are encouraged to recognise the power of explanation and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about science. The curriculum is designed to ensure that children are able to acquire scientific knowledge through practical experiences , conducting experiments and explaining concepts confidently.