North Midlands Secondary Subject Leader Development Day RC227 / C07

Start date
8 Dec 23
1 Day
City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2RU View on Google Map


Explore the key issues affecting secondary science, through a series of presentations and workshops. Network, share and develop ideas and discuss best practice with other secondary science teachers and heads of department.Please see the listings on the right to find more detail about the focus in your locality.

Assessment – How, Why, What?

Reflecting on the latest research evidence what does assessment look like in science at your school? How does assessment inform planning learning and minimise workload.

An interactive session where working with other subject leads you will look at the research findings and develop your own thinking and actions to support improving pupil outcomes and your teams capacity.

Reaching grade 9.

This session will reflect on your current experience in your team and reflect on the strategies employed for your most able students to allow them to succeed in assessment and challenge their thinking.

You will have the opportunity to take away strategies to implement with your most able pupils and develop capacity within your science team.

Meeting the Gatsby benchmarks through enrichment opportunities in your Science curriculum.

How effective is your development of student’s awareness of careers and employability skills? How do you know? This session will allow reflection on the use of curriculum activities to embed understanding and experience of careers in your science curriculum. We will explore how pupils can want to do better at science as they see its relevance for them.

Bring what works well for you and be ready to pick up top tips from other science leads.


There is a Teacher Release Payment subsidy of 70% for all eligible schools. Please email to request the discount code that must be used at the time of booking.  Please note that this code does not automatically deduct the cost at the point of booking. TRPs will be released back to the school once attendance of the CPD event has been confirmed. 

Who is the course leader?


You will be able to:

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


Subject Leader Development Day08 December 202309:00-15:00City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£120.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£200.00 +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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