At Seymour Park Community Primary School, our STEM curriculum has been designed to grow the minds of our children by giving them first-hand, investigative experiences to take part in.
Our intention is to inspire their curiosity and challenge their prior learning to enable them to become critical thinkers. By encouraging our children to be innovative and providing them with aspirational opportunities, we make a world of difference to both our children and our community’s futures.
Our Maths curriculum at Seymour Park ensures that our children have a secure number sense and encourages them to question and reason with their understanding. All pupils take part in practical hands-on learning, which builds upon their prior knowledge. This ensures that our children are confident mathematicians who celebrate and respect the different methods and learning which take place within the classroom. We ensure that our children use the correct terminology and encourage them to give the reasoning for their answers.
Our Science curriculum at Seymour Park is designed to nurture children’s curiosity, we provide our children with real-life opportunities to explore Scientific concepts practically. Children gain the knowledge they need to understand their environment and the world around them. Vocabulary is integral to our teaching of Science, it enables the children to actively participate in deep discussions and to grow as critical thinkers.
Our Design Technology curriculum at Seymour Park intends to develop the creative, technical, and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world. They build and apply a repertoire of knowledge and skills to successfully make a range of products. The children learn to understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook.