APP primary science standards file: Joshua (Year 2 high level 1)

Pupil profile

Joshua is a Year 2 child with good social skills and he enjoys practical activity. His communication skills are at a slightly lower level of development, and a current overall judgement of his progress in science places him at high level 1.

  • Listening to sounds

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers the beginning of a sound and hearing topic where pupils went into the woods to take part in some listening activities.

  • Describing and sorting sounds from instruments

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers an activity in which he sorted instruments according to how they make sound, chose one instrument to draw and recorded the sound it made.

  • Investigating the direction of sounds

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers an investigation into whether our ears can tell us exactly where sounds are coming from.

  • Investigating sounds from far away

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers an investigation into the furthest distances from which some chosen sounds can be heard.

  • Investigating materials to make a raft

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers an investigation into the properties of a range of possible materials for building a raft.

  • Investigating ice balloons

    This illustrated example of the pupil's work covers a prediction and observation of the effect of salt on ice.

  • Assessment summary

    This assessment summary demonstrates evidence of achievement against each of the science assessment focuses (AFs) and shows that the pupil is working at high level 1 and touches on level 2 in some assessment criteria.