Secondary science NQT conference RM327 / D01

Start date
8 Oct 19
Duration
1 Day
Location
Downlands Community School, Dale Avenue, Hassocks BN6 8LP View on Google Map

Summary

A packed day of CPD designed to meet the needs of all. Select from a range of workshops throughout the day, ranging from subject specific sessions, working scientifically, maths in science, stretch and challenge, literacy in science and the role of the wider STEM community.

The key note speaker, David Shakespeare, will explore "Conveying enthusiasm and developing self-awareness as a science teacher" in a hands on start to the day.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • explore a range of strategies to convey enthusiasm and develop self-awareness as a science teacher
  • use a range of strategies to encourage extended writing in science
  • develop subject knowledge and pedagogical approaches to teaching maths in science
  • identify the skills underpinning core practicals in the new GCSE, developing key stage 4 knowledge and teaching approaches
  • understand a range of strategies to stretch and challenge students to maximise progress
  • gain awareness of the STEM opportunities available locally through the STEM Ambassador Hub
  • network and establish links with colleagues across the region

Sessions

Secondary science NQT conference08 October 2019 11:00-16:00

Notes

9:00am – 9:30am

Refreshments and registration
 
9:30am – 9:45am
 
Welcome and Introductions

9:45am – 11am
 
Keynote speaker:  David Shakespeare

Conveying enthusiasm and developing self-awareness as a science teacher

You care about the science you teach and how your students learn - so how do you show this in lessons? This session will explore ways to develop greater self-awareness of your communication and behaviour while teaching science, to try and develop your students’ enthusiasm for learning science.

11:00am – 11:15am
 
Refreshments

11:15am – 12:15pm
 
Workshop 1a

Working scientifically in the new chemistry GCSE

Focusing on core practicals, we will unpick the skills underpinning working scientifically and explore effective teaching approaches.

Workshop 1b

Enhancing literacy and developing ideas for extended writing in science

Consider how to encourage your students to turn short sentences into extended pieces of writing through the use of teaching
approaches used to teach key stage 4 English

12:20pm – 1:20pm
 
Workshop 2a

Working scientifically in the new biology GCSE

Focusing on core practicals, we will unpick the skills underpinning working scientifically and explore effective teaching approaches.

 
Workshop 2b

Stretch and challenge

Explore a range of strategies that can effectively be utilised to ensure challenge for all students, including high attainers.
 
1:20pm – 2:00pm
 
Lunch & STEM community library

Network over lunch and find out more about what the STEM community has on offer, including STEM Ambassadors, exam boards, ASE and much more.

2:00pm – 3:00pm
 
Workshop 3a

Working scientifically in the new physics GCSE

Focusing on core practicals, we will unpick the skills underpinning working scientifically and explore effective teaching approaches.

Workshop 3b

Maths in science

Explore a range of strategies to effectively teach maths in science whilst developing your own subject knowledge. Learn tricks and tips from an established head of science.

3:00pm – 3:45pm
 
STEM enrichment and support: STEM Ambassador Hub team

Discover what the STEM Ambassador Hub team could offer you and your students

3:45pm – 4:00pm - Action planning and evaluations

Booking options and prices:

1) 1 day conference, Wednesday 1st November, £85 per delegate
 

2) 1 day CPD: Developing subject knowledge in Chemistry, Wednesday 29th November,
£195.00 per delegate (maintained schools), £350.00 per delegate (non-maintained schools)
 

3) 1 day CPD: Developing subject knowledge in Physics, December 2017,
£195.00 per delegate (maintained schools), £350.00 per delegate (non-maintained schools)
 

4) 2 day CPD: Developing subject knowledge (chemistry + physics), Dates as above
£300.00 per delegate (maintained schools), £350.00 per delegate (non-maintained schools)

Saving of £100!
 

5) 1 day conference + 2 day CPD: Developing subject knowledge in chemistry and physics
£350.00 per delegate (maintained schools)
£700.00 per delegate (non-maintained schools)

Saving of £135!

Please contact Natalie Hewitt, n.hewitt@gmslp.co.uk to discuss booking options and pricing.  Cluster prices are also available on request.

 

 

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£150.00 +VAT

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