Tricky bits in biology RA298 / A386

Start date
25 Jan 24
1 Day
Eaton Bank Academy, Jackson Road, Congleton CW12 1NT View on Google Map



This session will help you develop your subject knowledge of GCSE biology, understand some of the difficulties learners may experience and add to your toolbox of skills for supporting your learners with the content and practical of topics including;

  • Microscopy and magnification
  • Cell transport
  • Photosynthesis
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Meiosis
  • Genetics

There is a £140 subsidy available from STEM Learning.  Please note that this does not deduct the fee immediately.  You will receive an invoice for the full amount and the subsidy will be released back to the school once attendance at all sessions has been confirmed.

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During this course you will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of key concepts in KS4 biology
  • Identify common preconceptions and misconceptions held by students
  • Investigate teaching approaches to develop student knowledge and understanding
  • Increase your confidence to plan and teach for more effective learning for GCSE biology students


Tricky bits in biology25 January 202409:30-15:30Eaton Bank Academy

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£300.00 +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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