Developing the established primary science leader NY003 / A20

Start date
10 Dec 20
Duration
6 Days
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

Summary

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, sessions will not be recorded. 

 

 If you have been a primary science subject leader for three years or more, this course will give you the strategies and support to help you move science forward in your school. You will explore current best practice and identify ways of implementing this in your school. You will be able to extend your teaching and leadership skills using evidence-based research, discussions and debate with peers and science education experts.

 


Who is it for?

This course is for primary science subject leaders who have three or more years’ experience.


What topics are covered?

This six day course covers: 

  • ⚪   what is outstanding teaching and learning in science?

    ⚪   understanding standards and expectation in primary science

    ⚪   developing rigours and meaningful whole school assessment practices

    ⚪   how to work with others and lead science in your school


How long is the course?

This is a six day course. You will spend three days each term exploring different elements of primary science leadership including, teaching and learning, curriculum, assessment, and leadership.  


Who are the course leaders?

  • Sarah DagnellPrimary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

  • Tanya ShieldsPrimary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   define and reflect upon outstanding teaching and learning in primary science

    ✔️   engage and inspire children and colleagues

    ✔️   develop your own personal effectiveness as a leader of primary science and its assessment across the school

    ✔️   produce an action plan to implement and evaluate your learning journey

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Developing the established primary science leader - day 110 December 202009:00-16:30National STEM Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 211 December 202009:00-16:00National STEM Centre
Developing the established primary science leader- day 315 March 202111:00-19:00National STEM Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 416 March 202109:00-16:00Virtual
Developing the established primary science leader - day 515 June 202111:00-19:00Virtual
Developing the established primary science leader- day 616 June 202109:00-16:00Virtual

Notes

Start your CPD with a short activity based on this course.

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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Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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