Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum NY030 / B23

Start date
18 Mar 24
Duration
3 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

Working scientifically is at the heart of an outstanding primary curriculum. This course will give you lots of practical and innovative ideas to plan for engaging and manageable practical lessons. With a focus on scientific enquiry, you will be supported in developing children’s independence and confidence as they ask and answer their own questions. You will learn how to embed ongoing formative assessment within practical lessons, plan for a progressive working scientifically curriculum and leave with a range of resources and activities to implement in your school.

Who is it for?

Teachers and leaders of primary science.

What topics are covered?

This three day course covers: 

  • understanding and developing working scientifically
  • skills progression in working scientifically
  • developing subject knowledge
  • assessment of working scientifically
  • enriching the primary curriculum
  • developing science capital 

Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face.

How long is this course?

This is a three day face to face residential course. 

Who is the course leader?

  • Alex Sinclair

    Alex is Primary Science Lead and Senior Lecturer at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. He writes regularly for teacher journals and has produced a...

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • develop practical and enquiry driven science in the primary classroom
  • enable children to use a variety of approaches to answer relevant scientific questions
  • develop strategies for ensuring progression and assessment of practical science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum - Day 118 March 202411:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum - Day 219 March 202409:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum - Day 320 March 202409:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre

Notes

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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Fees & Subsidies

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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