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Research and analysis
Science education in schools: maintaining curiosity
Ofsted survey report looking at science teaching in 91 primary and 89 secondary schools between 2010 and 2013.
This Ofsted survey report highlights the importance of teaching science for understanding. For pupils to achieve well in science, they must not only acquire the necessary knowledge, but also understand its value, enjoy the experience of working scientifically, and sustain their interest in learning it.