Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 NY065 / A19

Start date
12 Feb 20
2 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD View on Google Map


Materials, rocks, changing state and much more are explored in this practical subject knowledge based course.

You will develop your subject knowledge of chemistry within the primary curriculum from Reception to Year 6.  Discover why chemistry is essential for gaining an understanding of the world and how we can set strong foundations for this in primary school.

Through this course you will explore a range of engaging, practical strategies to deliver chemistry and discover how to tackle children’s common misconceptions.  You will also learn how to develop and embed a progressive curriculum for chemistry in your school.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.


You will be able to:

  • Explore practical activities to teach chemistry and ensure progression of learning
  • Develop an understanding of chemistry in the primary science curriculum
  • Enhance your subject knowledge of the big ideas in chemistry


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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£640.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£540.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£640.00 +VAT

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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