Science and OFSTED conference RB227 / G02

Start date
19 Nov 18
1 Day
Novotel Hotel Leeds Centre, Novotel Hotel Leeds Centre, 4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR View on Google Map


"Inspire and Engage" - If you are only going to go to one Conference this year - make it this one

Primary and Secondary:

In the morning

  • You can't afford to miss Matthew Newberry, HMI for Science talking about both the new framework and what OFSTED looks at when visiting both primary and secondary schools, don't miss out on this opportunity to find out their latest thoughts, findings, and how to make the most of an inspection. Enjoy the opportunity to ask questions following his talk in what will surely be  a valuable and stimulating Q&A session.
  • Hear from our engaging keynote speaker, Ruth Amos, about how to actively encourage young people into STEM and the story behind her success. As well as being an active entrepreneur, Ruth is also an accomplished speaker, she is living proof that engineering and science is not boring and every word she utters about business is pure motivational magic.
  • Discover how STEM Ambassadors can be used to develop an interest in STEM careers and how to access this valuable and free resource
  • You can't afford to miss Matthew Newberry, HMI for Science:
    - Focus - What will the new Ofsted framework look like? Ofsted’s latest thinking of curriculum from a science perspective
    - Presentation Content - An outline of the new Education Inspection Framework 2019 Differences between performance measures and the curriculum. Looking at some key wider curriculum issues by considering the intent, implementation and impact of the science curriculum. Reflection on coverage and progression in primary science – development of pupils’ knowledge and working scientifically skills

    Enjoy the opportunity to ask questions following his talk in what will surely be  a valuable and stimulating Q&A session!


In the afternoon

  • Discover the key messages from the two main exam boards (AQA and Edexcel) about their findings from the summer exams - what top tips do you need to take back to ensure improved student outcomes? Find out how comparable outcomes work at GCSE and especially in setting the grade boundaries during the first years of a new specification. Defuse the myths about calculating grade boundaries and normal distribution curves.
  • Also speaking will be Matt Cornock, Online CPD Coordinator from the National STEM Learning Centre. Working with experienced teachers and leading academics to develop high-quality, online courses for teacher professional development. Find out the ways in which this innovative approach can be used by colleagues throughout the academic year


You will be able to:

  • Take back OFSTED's latest thoughts and guidance for primary and secondary success in science, STEM and more
  • Learn how to inspire an interest in STEM from an early age
  • Review the findings from the latest summer exams
  • Network with colleagues from across the north of England


Science and OFSTED conference19 November 201809:00-16:00Venue address


Primary schools attending half day - 50% discount

Additional teachers attending from the same school - 20% discount

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£185.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£250.00 +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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