Science and the creative arts NY008 / A16

Start date
28 Feb 17
4 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us


"This is without doubt, the most inspirational and valuable course. You will be equipped with ideas to use immediately in your class and others that can be pulled out of the box cross curricula all the time. "
Past participant

Explore a range of creative art forms with science as a central theme. You will discover innovative ways of communicating science, bringing a sense of fun and discovery to children’s learning and by motivating young children and capturing their imaginations.

"I have learned many new skills to teach science in a more exciting, creative way. I have also used these ideas across other/in other subjects."
Past participant

You will be encouraged to develop creative approaches to curriculum planning and delivery in schools and consider partnerships beyond the classroom intended to raise both children’s and teacher's aspirations and achievements.

Target audience: primary teachers and science subject leaders

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact for more information.




You will be able to:

  • engage in a range of practical approaches to teaching science through creative arts
  • consider how to raise the profile of science through embedding it in a cross-curricular way
  • develop creative strategies for children to record and communicate their scientific ideas


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ENTHUSE Awards are bursaries which are available to teachers, lecturers, teaching assistants and technicians from state funded schools, academies or colleges across the UK. ENTHUSE Awards contribute towards the costs of attending world-class continuing professional development (CPD) provided by the National Science Learning Centre.

Shortly after your application you will be emailed a link to the electronic Impact Identifier and ENTHUSE Award application form. Simply complete this form to apply for your bursary. For further information see our ENTHUSE Awards page

Keeping in Touch

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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