Fit for purpose Science Assessment RK198 / N16

Start date
25 Mar 21
6 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


A whistle-stop tour of the assessment landscape, offering practical solutions that subject leaders might use and adapt in their schools.

This course will provide SLs with an insight into:

·         National requirements – the truth

·         Position of science in the curriculum – OfSTED, Wellcome Trust etc.

o    Future guessing – what’s the direction of travel likely to be?

·         Statutory assessment – current picture

·         Best practice resources to support science formative assessment, backed by sound research

·         Principles of planning with assessment in mind

·         Using practical strategies to explore children’s understanding

o    Focussed assessment tasks

o    Assessment themes

o    Moderating outcomes

·         Communicating outcomes – using floor books and other communication strategies to capture learning


We can develop an affordable bespoke CPD event which is delivered locally to you for:

  • individuals such as: subject leaders, coordinators, heads of departments
  • a team/whole department
  • a network of schools/groups
  • multi-academy trusts
  • initial teacher education


Primary bespoke support25 March 202114:00-16:00Virtual
primary Support29 April 202114:00-16:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£175.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£225.00 +VAT

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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