Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school RX045 / BC02

Start date
8 Dec 21
5 Hours
Virtual, Adobe Connect Remote, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map


Designed for teaching assistants in primary schools, this course will consider how to work most effectively with a wide range of learners in science lessons.  The course contains a strong practical element and will help you to explore how to work safely with children with challenging behaviour.  Acquire a range of strategies to promote vocabulary development, promote higher-order thinking and to organise engaging and manageable practical lessons.

The course consists of three facilitator-led sessions remotely delivered and two participant-led sessions to be completed between the facilitator-led sessions.

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Who is the course leader?


You will be able to:

  • set up and supervise engaging and manageable practical activities
  • consider safety aspects of science lessons including taking Covid-19 into account
  • work with children with different needs in a variety of situations
  • promote higher-order thinking and vocabulary development


1 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school08 December 202109:30-10:30Virtual
3 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school19 January 202209:30-10:30Virtual
5 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school09 February 202209:30-10:30Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£200.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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