Primary Science Conference - Our place, our planet RA124 / A03

Start date
1 Jul 24
4 Hours
Eureka! Science + Discovery, Victoria Place, Wallasey CH44 6NR View on Google Map

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This half day conference will include inspirational speakers and workshops focusing on climate education, sustainability and how to use our local area to teach the early years and primary science curriculums.


The conference includes an opportunity to have a tour of Eureka! and a marketplace of science and education stallholders including Wirral Country Park and Eco Schools, PSTT, Cheshire & Wirral Computing Hub. 



Speakers include

  • Lee Jowett, Sheffield Hallam University, Climate Change and Sustainability Research Fellow 
  • Kathryn Horan, That Science Lady, Primary Science Consultant
  • Helen Spring, Spring Learning, Primary Science and Outdoor Learning Consultant
  • Wirral Eco Schools


Keynote - What does quality climate change and sustainability education look like?

  • Education plays a crucial role in shaping future generations' understanding and action towards climate change. We will explore what quality climate education looks like in primary schools, drawing on research informed practice. From integrating sustainability practices into the curriculum to fostering a sense of environmental stewardship among students, this session will provide insights and strategies for educators looking to cultivate a generation of climate-conscious citizens



Workshops include

  • Nurturing a love of nature in the EYFS - This session shares a range of ideas to encourage children's love of and respect for the world on their doorstep while developing various areas of learning and reflecting on the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Teaching Primary Science Outdoors - This hands-on outdoor session will support you in planning and teaching science lessons outdoors.  We will focus on planning for, and teaching, conceptual understanding and working scientifically objectives outdoors
  • Using your school building and grounds to investigate climate change and sustainability - In this workshop we’ll explore quick wins to use your school building and grounds (no matter how big they are) to investigate climate change and sustainability.
  • Nature resource boxes - delivered by Wirral Eco Schools


There is a £35 subsidy available for maintained schools and academies. 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 the conference has been attended and the invoice has been paid.


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Wirral Primary Conference01 July 202411:30-16:00Eureka! Science + Discovery



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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£70.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£105.00 +VAT

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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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