Effective transition between KS2 and KS3 in Science RJ298 / C74

Start date
9 Feb 22
Virtual, Zoom, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map


This course will focus on how to establish effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science. You will have the opportunity to consider the nature and content of the year 6 science curriculum, how to develop creative activities that build on prior learning and how to use diagnostic teaching to identify and address gaps in knowledge and skills. You will also evaluate case studies from a variety of sources that showcase effective strategies, techniques and activities to support transition between year 6 and year 7 in science.


Establish links between the Y6  and Y7 science curriculum

Diagnostic teaching

Developing a transition project (Session & gap task))

Establishing good transition between Y6 and Y7 science

Who is the course leader?


You will be able to:

  • Establish links between the year 6 and year 7 science curriculum and consider some of the issues around effective transition
  • Consider creative ways in which diagnostic teaching can lead on to addressing gaps in knowledge and skills
  • Develop strategies and techniques to differentiate lessons and support pupils in building a strong base of scientific knowledge and skills
  • Evaluate case studies of transition between year 6 and 7 in science


Session 109 February 202213:30-16:30Virtual
Gap Task 109 February 202216:30-18:30Virtual
Session 230 March 202214:30-17:30Virtual
Gap Task 230 March 202217:30-19:30Virtual

Share with your CPD booker


State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£185.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£370.00 +VAT

Additional information

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


Alternative dates

Interested in this course?

Sign up to receive our emails to hear about the latest CPD available