The school was awarded the Bronze Primary Science Quality Mark in March 2018. 

This has raised the profile of science across the school with staff and pupils.  

Our Lady of Lourdes Principles for Science Teaching

  • Our whole school are engaged in science through practical and exciting hands on activities and investigations.
  • We use our vast outdoor spaces to enhance our learning experience.
  • Our children are encouraged to be independent thinkers and ask inquisitive questions and learn with and from each other.
  • We inspire, quality learning through our environment and resources.

Our Lady of Lourdes Science Vision Statement

At Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, our vision is to give children the opportunities to explore and discover the world around them, confidently, so that they have a deeper understanding of the world around them. To achieve this it involves exciting, practical hands on experiences that encourage curiosity and questioning.

We want our children to be:

  • Motivated
  • Open minded
  • Independent
  • Confident
  • Respectful
  • Responsible

Big Battery Hunt

As a school, we have entered the Big Battery Hunt. The children and parents have been collecting batteries over the last few weeks and we are hoping to win some prizes.

British Science Week

In March, we all participated in British Science Week and theme this year was journeys. The children participated in a variety of activities and ended the week with a sharing assembly. See the photos below. 

Year 1 having a go at a STEM activity.

Year 2 enjoying British Science Week