Black Country Secondary Science Conference RC227 / J01

Start date
3 Oct 18
1 Day
University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY View on Google Map


Your local opportunity to hear from AQA’s Head of Curriculum for Science on the first sitting of the new GCSEs specification and review what we have learned.


Hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, the Black Country SLP in conjunction with AQA and other science partners offer the chance for you to meet with other local teachers to review the GCSEs for summer 2018, and look at the teaching and learning behind the examinations.


This conference will include

·         an opening keynote from Julian Clarke -  Head of Curriculum – Science at the AQA, looking at the first sitting of the new specification.  

·         a series of workshops to support the teaching and learning of GCSE science focusing on areas including Maths Skills, Practical Science and Making Science engaging

·         An additional  focus on wider science support

·         An opportunity to hear from a number of partners to help you enrich your science curriculum.


The full programme will be published in September, but secure your space now


As a result of attending this conference you will:

·         Have an understanding of the lessons to be learned from Summer 18 examinations

·         Understand the teaching and learning skills needed to be successful  for the new GCSEs

·         Develop strategies to support your current year 11 cohort

·         Understand the support for your school to enrich your science curriculum


Secondary science conference 03 October 201809:00-15:30University of Wolverhampton

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£50.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00 +VAT

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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