Leading and developing excellence in lower KS2 primary science NY056 / A23

Start date
29 Jan 24
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

Summary

If you teach year 3 or 4, this course will give you the know-how to plan a successful curriculum, help you feel more confident in your science knowledge, and teach you how to get those outstanding results, whilst meeting the needs of each pupil and your school. You will spend two days exploring ways of bringing the lower KS2 curriculum to life through practical lessons and have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to try out and discuss in a safe, supportive environment away from the daily routine of school life.

Who is it for?

This course is for subject leaders and class teachers who have responsibility for year 3 and 4 science.

What topics are covered?

This two day course covers: 
  • effective planning and practice in lower KS2 science 
  • progression in lower KS2 science 
  • subject knowledge and misconceptions in biology, chemistry and physics 
  • ensuring coverage of the lower KS2 science curriculum 
  • assessment of lower KS2 science 

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face.

How long is this course?

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

Who is the course leader?

  • Jeannette Morgan

    Jeannette is an experienced teacher, Advanced Skills Teacher, and STEM Learning Facilitator, who has taught across the primary age range for 23...

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • develop an understanding of effective practice in lower KS2 science 
  • understand what is fundamental to effective practice in lower KS2 science
  • understand and plan for progression in primary science and where lower KS2 fits 
  • use a range of strategies and principles to better plan science lessons 
  • understand links to other areas of the curriculum and how they can enhance science learning 

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Leading and developing excellence in lower KS2 primary science - day 129 January 202411:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Leading and developing excellence in lower KS2 primary science - day 230 January 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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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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