Secondary Heads of Science Conference RA298 / B450

Start date
6 Feb 24
6 Hours
Lancaster University, View on Google Map


A DfE subsidy of £100 may be available when booking this conference, please contact for more information.

This conference has been designed for lead teachers of science or strand leaders. The day has been designed to be flexible in terms of choice to enable delegates to select sessions which are most appropriate to support them on their professional development journey.


Registration, arrival, and refreshments


Keynote Speech


Application – Supporting the teaching and learning of AO2 techniques   OR  Maths and Science – considering the best strategies for teaching these skills


Tips and Tricks and Exam Techniques  OR Reading in Science – strategies and techniques to improve reading in science. 




Lancaster University STEM Outreach Opportunities


The science of learning – what does the research tells us helps?  OR  Supporting pupils with SEND in science


Action Planning – what are your next steps? How would you like to be supported?


Who is the course leader?


  • You will have a greater understanding of the barriers for learning for SEND pupils and have strategies to support their progress.
  • You will have strategies to support students with Maths in Science
  • You will consider the research on the science of learning and how it can support you in the teaching.
  • You will think about your current observation policy and how effective this is in supporting improvements.
  • You will find out who are STEM Ambassadors? How can we engage with them easily / safely and impactfully?
  • How can you link lessons to STEM in the working world without affecting curriculum time?



Secondary Heads of Science Conference06 February 202409:45-15:20Lancaster University

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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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