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Beginner Course

at St. Augustine's CE Primary School


In addition to learning about science and STEM, the course teaches Little Scientists that every experiment is composed of steps they need to follow in order to achieve the intended result.

Throughout the course, Little Scientists carry out a range of exciting STEM-based activities and fun experiments, that aligns with the Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) and Key Stage 1 National Curriculum, including:

  • an introduction to the three branches of science

  • understanding how flowers work

  • air pressure effects

  • learning about the brain, heart, lungs & stomach

  • having fun with chemical reactions

  • push and pull forces

  • exploring light

  • liquids and absorption

  • colour mixing and separation 

All sessions encourage curiosity and critical thinking as well as enhancing their understanding of the world around them.

Course summary

Dates and time

The course will run for 11 weeks on the following Wednesdays

between 15:4516:45:

  • 22nd April

  • 29th April

  • 6th May

  • 13th May

  • 20th May

  • No session on 27th May  - half-term break

  • 3rd June

  • 10th June

  • 17th June

  • 24th June

  • 1st July

  • 8th July

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