KS1 Science

KS1 Science lesson plans and schemes of work to build scientific knowledge, skills and understanding.

Covering a broad range of popular KS1 Science topics, and packed with detailed planning, activities, enquiries and experiments, these schemes of work for Years 1 and 2 are ready to teach and ideal for helping young learners become confident scientists in the making!

Planning packs include detailed lesson plan notes, slides with information and questions covering all aspects of the KS1 Science curriculum, and a range of resources including worksheets and experiments across a range of Science topics.

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  • What are toys made from?

    These fun, exciting lessons ‘What are toys made from?’ will have your Year 1 class identifying, classifying and describing the materials used to make a variety of toys. During these six lessons the children will explore materials, such as... Read More

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  • Everyday Materials

    Everyday Materials

    Year 1

    KS1

    This Everyday Materials Year 1 planning pack contains all the lesson plans, slideshow presentations, differentiated activity ideas, printable worksheets, investigations and much more to help you teach this Year 1 materials scheme of work. Your Year... Read More

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  • Identifying Animals

    Identifying Animals

    Year 1

    KS1

    The complete science 'Identifying Animals' scheme of work includes everything you need to teach your class about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. They will think about the needs of different pets and become familiar with the terms carni... Read More

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  • Identifying Plants

    Identifying Plants

    Year 1

    KS1

    This KS1 plants planning for Year 1 will teach your class to observe, identify, compare, classify and describe UK plants. They will become familiar with different types of plants, including wild plants, garden plants and trees. They will use the term... Read More

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  • My Body

    My Body

    Year 1

    KS1

    This fun scheme of work for Year 1 helps your KS1 Science class to find out more about the marvellous machines that are their bodies! They will find out about the names and functions of different parts of their bodies before looking at each of the fi... Read More

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  • Seasonal Changes

    Seasonal Changes

    Year 1

    KS1

    Help you class understand how the seasons change with this series of six 'Seasonal Changes' KS1 Science lessons for Year 1. Through a variety of fun activities, they will explore how weather and day length affect animals and humans. They will be enco... Read More

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  • Seaside Objects

    Seaside Objects

    Year 1

    KS1

    These exciting, practical lessons will transform your class into scientists as they learn about the materials seaside objects are made from. This series of five lessons will guide your class through an exploration of different materials and their fea... Read More

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  • Pets and Gardens

    Pets and Gardens

    Year 1

    KS1

    This exciting scheme of work will have your class exploring and identifying the things that live in their homes and gardens. They will begin by identifying and finding out about a range of pets, then they will explore animals and plants they might fi... Read More

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  • Exploring Everyday Materials

    Help your KS1 Science class identify, classify and describe the everyday materials around them with this series of seven 'Exploring Everyday Materials' lessons for Year 2. They will explore the properties of materials, such as wood, plastic, metal, g... Read More

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  • Growing Plants

    Growing Plants

    Year 2

    KS1

    This Growing Plants KS1 Science planning for Year 2 will help your children understand what plants need in order to grow, thrive and survive. They will explore the life cycles of various plants that grow from seeds and bulbs and investigate how they... Read More

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  • Growth and Survival

    Growth and Survival

    Year 2

    KS1

    This animals including humans Year 2 planning pack will teach your KS1 class all they need to know about what animals, including humans, need in order to grow, thrive and survive. They will explore the life cycles of various animals and investigate h... Read More

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  • Living in Habitats

    Living in Habitats

    Year 2

    KS1

    Covering the 'living things and their habitats' Year 2 curriculum objective, this 'Living in Habitats' scheme of work will help your class find out about different habitats and all the living thing within them. Exploring first the difference between... Read More

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