Welcome to West Moors Middle School. Best middle school results in Dorset for Greater Depth: 33% (compared with an average of 21% across all schools in Dorset) of children attained Greater Depth in Writing. and 26% (compared with an average of 22% across all schools in Dorset) of children attained Greater Depth in Maths.

Science

All science lessons at West Moors Middle school take place in one of the two well-equipped science laboratories and are delivered by specialist science teachers. Following the national curriculum, lessons includes the teaching of subject knowledge, investigation skills and application and awareness of science in everyday contexts. Where possible, trips are arranged to see science in real life situations.

As science is taught in units, some physics, chemistry and biology topics are covered within each year. Most lessons contain some practical activities, as these are enjoyed by most pupils. Assessment of science is a combination of formal timed tests, and a variety of activities to determine the pupils’ level of understanding and skills.

An overview of the science curriculum

An excellent place to go to find interesting facts, test yourself using quizzes and watch some exciting videos.

www.sciencekids.co.nz

Useful Science Websites

For both KS2 & KS3. Select ‘Science’ from the subject lists. BBC Bitesize is a great place to revise key facts, test yourself using quizzes and watch animated clips and videos.

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects

There are lots of fun science games, facts & information on this website.

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/revision/Science/index.html

An excellent place to go to find interesting facts, test yourself using quizzes and watch some exciting videos.

www.sciencekids.co.nz