Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum NY030 / B20

Start date
3 Mar 21
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

Working scientifically is at the heart of an outstanding primary curriculum. This course will give you lots of practical and innovative ideas to plan for engaging and manageable practical lessons.  With a focus on scientific enquiry, you will be supported in developing children’s independence and confidence as they ask and answer their own questions. You will learn how to embed ongoing formative assessment within practical lessons, plan for progression in working scientifically from Reception to Year 6 and leave with a range of resources and activities to implement in your school.


Who is it for?

Teachers and leaders of primary science.


What topics are covered?

This three day course covers:  

  • ⚪   understanding and developing working scientifically

    ⚪   skills progression in working scientifically

    ⚪   developing subject knowledge

    ⚪   assessment of working scientifically

    ⚪   enriching the primary curriculum

    ⚪   developing science capital


How long is the course?

This is a three day face to face residential course.  


Who is the course leader?

  • Sarah DagnellPrimary 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:
 
  • ✔️   develop practical and enquiry driven science in the primary classroom

    ✔️   enable children to use a variety of approaches to answer relevant scientific questions

    ✔️   develop strategies for ensuring progression, differentiation and assessment of practical science

Sessions

DateTime
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 203 March 202111:00-19:00
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 304 March 202109:00-19:00
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 105 March 202109:00-16:00

Notes

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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Fees & Bursaries

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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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