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Science at Rudston Primary focuses on scientific enquiry and finding out the answers to questions, including the ones that the children have asked themselves! Children are encouraged to carry out their own investigations and discover things for themselves. Science topics are introduced through our Learning Challenge Curriculum where children are encouraged to find the answers to thought provoking questions. All children have practical science lessons throughout the year with Mrs Edwards a Science Specialist Teacher.

CtTlYrAWEAApk4oMrs Edwards is currently working with Years 2, 3 and 4. Looking at States of Matter, Identifying and classifying materials and investigating what happens with the food we eat.








Science at Rudston…







Why Are Bees Important?







Will we ever send another human to the moon?

Here are some fantastic links for our current Learning Challenge, which revolves around the our solar-system! (Get it?)

The Scale of the Universe

3D Space Shuttle Launch

Google Moon!

Google Mars!

Google Sky

Google Earth

How many people are in space right now?

Zoom around our solar system:

Inside a space shuttle:

The size of our universe:

Your age on other planets:

Debating the Moon Missions

Talking Science

Talking Science is an opportunity to nurture the scientific gifts and talents in children showing interest and enthusiasm forlearning about the world and how it works. The Daresbury Laboratory provides free stimulating talks on Science, Mathematics and the Universe for schools, families and the public. You can keep up with whats coming up at


At Rudston, we are using ‘Explorify’ to delve into our Scientific questioning and discussions. You can create a free account with your family at home and begin your exploration into Science too.

“Do not believe just because wise men say so.
Do not believe just because it has always been that way.
Do not believe just because others may believe so .Examine and ~ experience yourself!”

The Buddha