OFSTED - Primary Science Conference: Science for all - NE&Y RB124 / C08

Start date
24 Jan 24
Location
The Midland Hotel, Cheapside, Bradford BD1 4HU View on Google Map

Summary

Who is this for?

  • Primary and Secondary school headteachers
  • Science leaders
  • Science teachers

We are delighted to welcome HMI Eleanor Belfield, Ofsted Science Lead, to this event at the Midland Hotel, Bradford. Eleanor will draw out key messages from the published science subject report, ‘Finding the Optimum’. She will invite delegates to reflect on the findings and what they mean for schools as they continue to address the challenges following the pandemic. Eleanor will dispel some of the myths that surround ‘deep dives’ and inspection practice. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

In the afternoon, Eleanor will be available to support round-table discussions about both primary and secondary science. Additionally, there will be a choice of workshops exploring different aspects of delivery in the Science Curriculum.

Our key note speaker:

Eleanor Belfield, His Majesty’s Inspector Subject Lead for Science, Curriculum Unit, Ofsted

Twitter/X: @EleanorBelfield / LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/EleanorBelfield

Pen Portrait:

Eleanor Belfield is one of His Majesty’s Inspectors for the North East, Yorkshire and Humber Region. She is also Ofsted’s national lead for science and was involved in gathering and evaluating the research that went into the recently published science subject report. Before working for Ofsted, Eleanor gained significant senior leadership experience as a multi-academy trust school improvement lead. She has also held senior leadership positions in different school settings and phases, including as a specialist leader in education. Eleanor’s particular areas of expertise include school improvement, leadership and STEM subjects with a focus on science. She holds a research Masters degree in Astrophysics.

Join us at the Midland Hotel, Bradford, on 24th January 2024, 09:30 - 15:00. The Midland is next door to Bradford Forster Square, with free parking available for delegates. Bookings now open.

*FUNDING AVAILABLE: Funding of £60 is available for maintained schools in England. Please note that the full price of £120 will be invoiced. After payment and completion of the course, £60 will be refunded to your school, bringing the actual cost down to £60.

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

You will be able to:

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

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Primary Science CPD Conference24 January 202409:30-15:00The Midland Hotel

Notes

 

Share with your CPD booker

Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£120.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£180.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

Alternative dates

Interested in this course?

Sign up to receive our emails to hear about the latest CPD available