For information, policy statements, reports and updates on
SCORE's work in these policy areas please click on the
SCORE's work on the curriculum has been focused on the
last Review of the National Curriculum announced by the
former Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove in
2011. SCORE has also carried out research into the resourcing
of practical work in schools.
SCORE's work in this area aims to ensure that assessment and
qualifications in science are fit for purpose and help to ensure
that students can acquire both an authentic experience of science
and the skills and knowledge needed for progression to a variety of
All learners should have the opportunity to be taught by high
quality teachers of the sciences with expertise in the subject area
they teach, and for teachers to be supported by high quality
technicians and teaching assistants.