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Progression in Vocabulary

Progression in Vocabulary


This document provides schools with a progression in the vocabulary for science from Nursery to Year 6, including:


  • the words that children should be exposed to in EYFS
  • the words that children should know and use correctly in a scientific context in Key Stage 1 and 2
  • the working scientifically vocabulary that should be taught through the topics in each year-group during practical work or scientific enquiry.
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