Featured CPD activities

Secondary science CPD conferenceRP227

Explore the key issues affecting secondary science, through a series of presentations and workshops. Network, share and develop ideas and discuss best practice with other secondary science teachers and heads of department.Please see the listings on the right to find more detail about the focus in your locality.

Stimulating Physics Network summer school: year 2NY222

If you use discount code PHYSICS100 when booking, the total payable amount (VAT) will be £200 and your school or college will receive a £200 ENTHUSE Bursary. Please note this discount is only available to state funded schools or colleges. Who is it for?The summer school is open to teachers from Stimulating Physics...

Micro:bit in spaceCY228

Learn how to use this sensor-equipped and easy-to-program device to improve understanding in science and computing. The micro:bit was the biggest BBC Education project in 30 years, and involved up to a million of these credit-card sized devices being given out to 11 and 12 year olds across the UK. They are now...

Technicians supporting biologyNY604

Biology can often be seen as the science subject with few practicals that are engaging and work successfully. On this comprehensive course we will change that perception through a diverse range of practicals developed by ourselves and others, which will highlight that biology can be taught through exciting and...

Resourcing the new secondary mathematics curriculumMY202

Join us at the National STEM Learning Centre to consider the support available from the National STEM Learning Centre when resourcing your scheme of work. The day is suitable for teachers of mathematics in secondary school, especially those with some curriculum responsibility and will include hands-on sessions:...

Textile technicians: basic servicing and maintenance of sewing machinesNY623

This day is aimed at technicians who would like to be able to reduce department costs by being able to carry out basic servicing and maintenance of sewing machines. It might also be suitable for teachers who have no technician and who would like to be able to have a better understanding of how to maintain their...

Help! I'm new to leading primary scienceNY037

Primary teachers who are new to the role of science subject leader will find this course invaluable.You will receive guidance, advice and support to help you to audit and develop science provision in your school and to establish and structure your role as a leader of primary science.You will also explore a range of...

Scratch: stretching the more able childCY011

Scratch is widely-used as a tool for introducing programming and computational thinking, and many children are able to create high quality animations, games and presentations. All teachers want to stretch and challenge the children in their class, but many ask “Where next?” for the child who is stretching your...

Assessment and progression in primary scienceRP102

Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Now that formal recording of levels has been removed, you need to be secure in your understanding of how to make judgements about children's achievements and progress. Throughout the course we will identify how you can integrate...

Working scientifically in the primary curriculum - pupil led investigationsRP108

Pupils are enthused and motivated when they are involved in planning their own enquiries and when they can see the relevance of them to their everyday life. You will explore a range of techniques to draw out their ideas and develop strategies to inspire and incorporate these ideas into your science lessons.

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Upcoming CPD courses

Secondary science subject leaders' network meeting

This is a chance for collaboration with your peers so you can share information and develop as a leader. Expert...

Progression in science, and mathematics in science - invitation only

We can support you in identifying the CPD support that you need, provide CPD activity directly from our programme...

Natural Selection and Genetic Modification

This session is aimed at NQTs or non-specialists to support the delivery of the new GCSE specification...

ENTHUSE Partnership leadership day - Invitation only

This event is invitation only for confirmed ENTHUSE Partnerships

A teacher from the...

Natural selection and genetic modification: invitation only

This session is aimed at NQTs or non-specialists to support the delivery of the new GCSE through the Edexcel...

Bursary support for CPD

Many of our CPD activities are supported by bursary funding for state funded schools and colleges in the UK.

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Popular CPD related resources

A maths journey

Go on a real-life maths journey to practise the core topics of number, geometry, statistics, ratio & proportion, algebra and measurement. Through data visualisation methods, including colourful diagrams, pictograms, illustrations, photographs and infographics, Go Figure! ...

Do Martians exist?

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Investigations in post-16 biology

These investigations were designed for students following a Scottish Highers course but they are equally useful for other post-16 courses in biology. Some could even be adapted for secondary students of a younger age.

The investigations include:

  • Investigating the hormone auxin...

STFC Lunar Rocks and Meteorites Loan Scheme: Primary Resources

The STFC Lunar Rocks and Meteorites Loan Scheme has been running since the mid 1980s. It has lent the NASA Moon rock discs and meteorites to thousands of schools, museums and outreach organisers. The collection has been produced by the ASE with the University of Manchester, Millgate House...

Primary mathematics classroom resources

This collection of teaching resources are produced by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) and are intended for use in the primary mathematics classroom. The activities are a mixture of problem-solving tasks, open-ended tasks, games and puzzles designed to develop students'...