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Biology - Human

Intent: Science – Biology – Human Body 


Our school aims:
Through our Christian values, we aim for:

  • Happy, kind individuals;
  • Opportunities for all;
  • Love of learning for life;
  • Motivated children who can thrive and succeed; 
  • Empowered children equipped with the skills to flourish in the wider world;
  • Resilient, respectful and responsible children.


The curriculum is designed with our pupils and the Holmer community in mind. It enables children to access and enhance their understanding of their home, their city and the wider community, developing their cultural capital and giving them opportunities and choices about their future and their impact as they progress through their school career and beyond.
This will help them become successful members of modern British society, preparing them for the challenges and opportunities.

Curriculum statements 
EYFS: “To make observations and explore animals including humans and understand how they change.”
KS1: “To understand that humans have different senses and to know which parts of the body are responsible for them.”
KS2: “To name and understand the parts of the human body.”


What will be made, produced, performed, or published?
Children will produce a piece of work, demonstrating their knowledge and understanding.
They will participate in a sequence of lessons with a scientific focus, producing a range of evidence including written work.

What knowledge will the children have embedded?
Children will be able to recall specific scientific facts about humans and their external and internal organs and their uses. . They will demonstrate an understanding of the human body.


What retention may be demonstrated?
Here are some example questions that may be used to assess children’s understanding.

⇒ EYFS: Name 5 parts of the human body. What do we use our eyes for

⇒ KS1: Name all five senses and which body part is linked to each. What do we have on our tongue that allows us to taste?

⇒ KS2: Name 5 key organs of the human body. What are the set of bones called that all humans have ?

Cultural Capital 

  • Children will gain an understanding of humans they need to flourish, how they work and what they need to stay healthy.
  • Pupils may demonstrate knowledge of a variety of parts of the human body and how they work and what their purpose is.
  •  They will develop their understanding of the importance of the human body and how it functions. This could encourage a career in medicine.


British Values: 
⇒ Individual liberty 
⇒ Mutual respect
⇒ Tolerance of different faiths & beliefs