Leading and developing excellence in KS1 primary science NY055 / A20

Start date
28 Jan 21
2 Days
Virtual, Adobe Connect, Remote delivered CPD 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, whilst 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 year 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 residential course.

Who is the course leader?


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 January 202109:00-16:30Virtual
Leading and developing excellence in KS1 primary science - day 229 January 202109:00-16:00Virtual


This course will be delivered remotely on the days and times detailed below. To participate in full, you will need to ensure you have dedicated time away from the classroom, as you would if this were a face to face course. We will take regular breaks and structure the content so that it is interactive and impactful. You must attend all sessions in order to receive the bursary, and sessions will not be recorded. For more information on remote delivery, please visit https://www.stem.org.uk/remote-courses-for-teachers

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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