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Throston Primary School

A Flying Start to Success


Our science lessons are split into five topics which we will study over the course of the year:


Evolution and Inheritance

Offspring and how they can vary from their parents, how living things change over time. Information that fossils can provide about living things.


Living Things and Their Habitats

Classification of living things. Provide reasons for classifying plants and animals.


Animals including humans

human circulatory system, heart, blood and blood vessels. Impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on how the body functions. How nutrients and water is transported in animals including humans.



Describe how light travels. Identify light sources.



Numbers and voltages of cells within circuits. Recognising symbols used when representing a circuit diagram.