Help! How do I lead primary science? NY037 / A20

Start date
26 Oct 20
4 Days
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us


If you need help raising the profile of science in your school then this is the course for you. Whether you are new to the role of science subject leader or have been the leader for a couple of years you will be supported to bring about change at a whole school level.

You will receive guidance, advice and support to help you raise the profile of science in your school. You will work with experienced primary teachers to explore a range of strategies to create a vision for science teaching and learning. You will also develop techniques to lead a team and ensure good pupil progress at a whole school level.

Over the 4 days you will build your confidence and develop the expertise to support your colleagues to deliver effect and engaging science for your children.

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


You will be able to:

  • lead improvement in the quality of science teaching and learning within your school
  • Develop strategies to embed your vision for primary science in your school
  • monitor provision of science and pupil’s progress
  • identify the different methodologies for science enquiry, including appropriate methods for recording and presenting data, and when to use them


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The National STEM Learning Centre will be following all government guidance and regulations to minimise risk of Covid-19 transmission, including the deep cleaning of our accommodation and teaching rooms and maintaining social distancing during course sessions and meal times.


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