Science Early Career Teacher Network RA298 / C104

Start date
12 Nov 19
Hawkley Hall High School, Carr Lane, Hawkley Hall, Wigan WN3 5NY View on Google Map


Only £160 for whole school membership for the year! Multiple staff from your school can attend network sessions throughout the year.

A termly network for early career science teachers.  From identifying threshold concepts and dealing with misconceptions, stretch and challenge and running a STEM club to support building science capital, this network promises to arm you with a raft of resources and techniques to take back into school.


You will be able to:

  • Explore curriculum progression models to identify threshold concepts
  • Review common misconceptions and understand a range of strategies to overcome them
  • Understand a range of strategies to stretch and challenge students to maximise progress
  • Explore a range of strategies and resources to support the setting up and running of a STEM club
  • Understand the factors that affect science capital and review a range of resources and strategies to build science capital within the curriculum
  • Gain awareness of the STEM opportunities available locally through the STEM Ambassador hub
  • Network and establish links with colleagues across the region.


Day 1 - Threshold concepts & misconceptions 12 November 201914:00-16:30Hawkley Hall High School
Day 2 - Running a STEM Club & building science capital 15 January 202014:00-16:30Hawkley Hall High School
Day 3 - Stretch & challenge 23 March 202014:00-16:30Hawkley Hall High School

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£160.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£160.00

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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