Leading and developing excellence in KS1 primary science NY055 / A19

Start date
28 Nov 19
2 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD View on Google Map


If you teach year 1 or 2, this course will give you the know-how to plan a successful curriculum, help you feel more confident in your science knowledge, and teach you how to get those outstanding results, while meeting the needs of each pupil and your school.
You will spend two days exploring ways of bringing the KS1 curriculum to life through practical lessons and have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to try out and discuss in a safe, supportive environment away from the daily routine of school life.


Who is it for?

This course is for subject leaders and class teachers who have responsibility for year 1 and 2 science.

What topics are covered?

This two-day course covers:
  • ⚪   Progression through enquiry skills

    ⚪   Subject knowledge and misconceptions in biology and chemistry

    ⚪   Ensuring coverage of the KS1 science curriculum

    ⚪   Applying mathematical skills and knowledge within a science context

    ⚪   Assessment of KS1 science

How long is the course?

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

Who is the course leader?

  • Jane Winter

    Professional Development Leader, specialising in STEM, employed at York University and in Lincolnshire schools. 



By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • ✔️   Develop an understanding of what excellence looks like in KS1 science

    ✔️   Identify practical approaches to teaching subject specific content in KS1 science

    ✔️   Describe how KS1 science fits within the primary curriculum


Leading and developing excellence in KS1 primary science - day 128 November 2019 11:00-19:00
Leading and developing excellence in KS1 primary science - day 229 November 2019 09:00-16:00

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