Edison is the first Science Specialist School in West London. We want to pioneer a renewed focus on science. Our longer day, provides us with the opportunity to increase the time given to lessons that fall under the umbrella of science. This help pupils to develop an appreciation of Science being a part of their everyday lives.
The practical learning aspect of our vision enables pupils to cover the Science National Curriculum in greater depth. Time is also dedicated to other aspects of Science; Physical, Environment, Topical Science etc. right from the start in Reception.
Primary School Quality Mark
We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the nationally recognised Primary Science Quality Mark to celebrate our commitment to excellence in science teaching and learning.
The Primary School Quality Mark programme ensures effective leadership of science, enables schools to work together to share good practice and is supported by professional development meetings led by local experts. It encourages teacher autonomy and innovation while at the same time offering a clear framework for development in science subject leadership, teaching and learning. Schools that achieve PSQM demonstrate commitment and expertise in science teaching and leadership.
The Primary Science Quality Mark is led by the University of Hertfordshire, School of Education in collaboration with the Primary Science Teaching Trust.
Jane Turner, PSQM National Director said: “Gaining a Primary Science Quality Mark is a significant achievement for a school. The profile and quality of science teaching and learning in each awarded school is very high. Children are engaging with great science both in and outside the classroom, developing positive attitudes towards science as well as secure scientific understanding and skills. Science subject leaders, their colleagues, head teachers, children, parents and governors should be very proud.”