Essential science for primary subject leaders NY068 / A19

Start date
2 Oct 19
2 Days
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us
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This course is packed full of practical science designed to equip science subject leaders and teachers with the essential skills to develop an engaging curriculum. You will explore the latest developments in primary science and identify a range of exciting investigations that will engage and motivate pupils.

You will be able to explore ways to support colleagues develop their science teaching and improve pupils progress in science. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to think about how best to plan for change in your school to ensure that staff are supported effectively to bring about change.

Who is it for?

This course is for primary science leaders and teachers of science.

What topics are covered?

This two day course covers:
  • ⚪   Primary science updates

    ⚪   Developing an engaging primary science curriculum

    ⚪   Teaching the tricky bits

    ⚪   Science capital

    ⚪   Assessment and moderation

    ⚪   Supporting colleagues

How long is the course?

This is an intensive two-day residential course. Fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Who is the course leader?

  • Sarah Dagnell
    Primary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York. 


By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • ✔️   Identify curriculum-based investigations to enhance pupil progress in science

    ✔️   Explore current expectations and development in science education

    ✔️   Develop strategies to support colleagues

    ✔️   Deliver an effect primary science curriculum


Essential science for primary subject leaders - day 102 October 2019 11:00-19:00
Essential science for primary subject leaders - day 203 October 2019 09:00-16:00

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Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.


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