Secondary science Subject leaders training and network day RM298 / C30

Start date
27 Jun 24
1 Day
Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon OX14 1DE View on Google Map



This will be led by Claire Hamnett, Amanda Clegg and Karen Collins and will include the following sessions

What does literacy look like in science? look at relevant research and provide simple examples of how to support students and teachers in developing literacy in science lessons. There will be an opportunity to share what you are doing in your schools to help students get to grips with literacy in a science context.

Leadership of Science. This session will involve discussions about how to support your staff, having effective meetings both formal and informal, evaluating your curriculum, thinking about stretch and challenge opportunities and science enrichment.

There will also be a leadership impact slot, a section on Ofsted inspections for Science Leaders and a sharing best practice section focussing on practical work.


Who is the course leader?

  • Amanda Clegg

    I have been a practising science teacher for over thirty years, many of these were also as a senior leader. I enjoyed being a Head teacher but have...


 We plan to discuss, reflect upon and action plan around the topics of:

•           Curriculum

•           Assessment at KS3 in particular

•           Transition and progress

•           Purposeful practical activities and how investigative work could be embedded into the curriculum

•           Maths in Science



Secondary secondary science updates - F2F Day27 June 202409:30-15:30Abingdon School

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£85.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£190.00 +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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