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Biology: Animal Reproduction


Students will learn about human reproduction. They will discuss the the differences between the sexes, puberty and how a baby is made. Students will learrn about gestation and how a baby’s needs are met before it is born.

The main SMSC/Personal Development content of this topic includes: PD2 – developing and deepening pupils’ understanding of the FBV of democracy, individual liberty, rule of law and mutual respect and tolerance and PD15 – sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them.

The main UN Rights of a Child covered are No.13 – Sharing thoughts freely and No.28 – Access to Education.

Example Key Words


Chemical messengers carried in the blood stream.


An organisms reproductive cells.


The joining together of a male and female gamete to form a zygote.


The development period inside the womb between conception and birth.


Temporary fetal organ that begins developing shortly after the fertilsed egg cell implants in the womb.

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