Engaging science in Year 5 - Remote course RH055 / B113


Gain the confidence you need to teach Year 5 primary science. This course will help you to develop your subject knowledge and gather ideas to cover the tricky bits of the curriculum. You will identify some common misconceptions that Year 5 children may hold and discover a range of strategies to reconstruct knowledge.

Through this course you will learn ways to develop budding scientists. You will explore purposeful practicals and resources to support you in delivering engaging and effective lessons.

Who is the course leader?

  • Rob Paice

    Primary school assistant head teacher with experience of EYFS.


By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • describe how the KS2 science curriculum might engage developing scientists
  • identify common misconceptions Year 5 students may hold
  • consider a range of strategies for reconstructing misconceptions


1 Engaging science in Year 513 February 202415:30-17:30Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£60.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£90.00 +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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