Secondary science early career conference RA227 / C03

Start date
10 Dec 21
1 Day
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


A packed day of CPD designed to meet the needs of all, it includes workshops aimed at developing teaching and learning, improving subject knowledge and exploring a range of strategies to promote literacy and numeracy development within science.

The keynote speaker, David Shakespeare, will explore ‘Motivating students in science lessons – is it what you do, or the way that you do it?’ in a hands on start to the day.

Select from a range of workshops throughout the day,

  • Running a STEM Club:  Getting started
  • Enhancing literacy in science – words, sentences and extended writing
  • Supporting disadvantaged students in the new framework
  • Maths in Science
  • Effective exam preparation: Metacognition and modelling
  • Working Scientifically in the new Physics GCSE, Chemistry GCSE or Biology GCSE

You will be able to:

  • Conveying enthusiasm and developing self-awareness as a science teacher
  • Use a range of strategies to encourage extended writing in science
  • Develop subject knowledge and pedagogical approaches to teaching maths in science
  • Identify the skills underpinning core practicals in the new GCSE, developing KS4 knowledge and teaching approaches
  • Understand a range of strategies to stretch and challenge students to maximise progress
  • Gain awareness of the STEM opportunities available locally through the STEM Ambassador hub
  • Network and establish links with colleagues across the region

This CPD is bursary funded, after the conference has been attended maintained schools will receive a bursary payment of £75 per delegate.

Who is the course leader?


Secondary science early career conference10 December 202109:30-16:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£150.00 +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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