Secondary Science Subject Leaders Conference 2023 RC298 / C159

Start date
14 Jul 23
1 Day
City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2RU View on Google Map


Explore the key issues affecting secondary science, through a series of presentations and workshops. Network, share and develop ideas and discuss best practice with other secondary Science teachers and heads of department.  Please see the listings on the right to find more detail about the focus in your locality.


Join Victoria Rigby and Stephen Burrowes for a day of development for Subject Leaders across the North Midlands.

Workshops to include:

Ofsted reviews impact on science leadership.

Reflecting on the latest research evidence form Ofsted how will this inform your conversations with your team and senior leadership. How does your department compare?

Empowering your team to deliver purposeful practical work.

This session will reflect on your current experience in your team and review the art of demonstration and hands on practical that is planned to support progression in pupils understanding and allow opportunity for all in science lessons.

Meeting the needs of our most able pupils in science.

This session will discuss pedagogies that are evidence based and appropriate for your most able learners. As a subject lead you will be able to respond to the questions – do we plan learning to meet our most ambitious student’s needs?

Inspirational practical work

This session will share ideas and explore practical activities that ensure lessons are remembered and help learners to understand concepts more – as well as being fun! Come ready to share ideas!


There are a limited number of 70% Teacher Release Payment subsidies available to Maintained schools. Please email to ask for the TRP code. Please note that this does not automatically deduct the fee immediately.  You will receive an invoice for the full amount and the Teacher Release Payment will be released back to the school once attendance at the event has been confirmed.

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You will be able to:

  • discuss current good practice in secondary Science
  •  network with colleagues from across your area
  •  reflect on ways to translate ideas to your school context and plan for action


Secondary Science Subject Leaders Conference 2314 July 202309:00-15:15City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College

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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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