St Mary's RC Primary School

Full of grace, we grow and learn together

Roman Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport, SK4 1RF

0161 480 5319





To enjoy playing with small-world models such as a farm, a garage, or a train track.


To notice detailed features of objects in their environment. 


To comment and ask questions about aspects of their familiar world such as the place where they live or the natural world.


To talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects.


To talk about why things happen and how things work.


To develop an understanding of growth, decay and changes over time.


To show care and concern for living things and the environment.



To look closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change


To know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things.


To talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.


To make observations of animals and plants and explain why some occur, and talk about changes.