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Newman Catholic College

NewmanCatholic College

A UNICEF Rights Respecting School

Science

Our Aim

To stimulate:

  • Curiosity, interest and enjoyment of science in pupils lives

  • Interest in wider scientific endeavours, such as care for the environment and personal health & hygiene.

To develop abilities and skills that:

  • Are useful to their everyday lives.

  • Encourage the research, synthesis and presentation of information appropriate for different audiences and purposes.

  • Develop independent working practices and a sustained work ethic.

To promote awareness that:

Social, economic, technological, ethical and cultural influences are need to be considered. Application of scientific progress may be both beneficial and detrimental to the individual, the wider community and the environment.

To develop core scientific values such as:

  • Accuracy and precision

  • Objectivity

  • Enquiry