Effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science RX028 / D02

Start date
5 Apr 22
5 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


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.


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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



1. Establishing links between the year 6 and year 7 science curriculum05 April 202215:30-16:30
2. Diagnostic teaching26 April 202215:30-16:30
3. Establishing good transition between year 6 and year 7 science03 May 202215:30-16:30

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£120.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£240.00 +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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