Effective GCSE practical work: Physics NY318 / Z23

Start date
27 Jun 24
2 Days
Rainham Mark Grammar School, Pump Lane, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7AJ View on Google Map

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Effective GCSE practical work: physics will provide you with a range of both practical and pedagogical experience to support practical work in your department.

You will build the disciplinary knowledge required to teach practical work and investigate a joined-up approach to progression across the curriculum. We will also look at developing concepts through practical work and how to build student understanding towards longer answer questions.  

This course may support you with Science Benchmark 4 - Purposeful practical science

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Who is it for?

Teachers of GCSE science including Early Career Teachers (ECTs), experienced teachers, curriculum leads for physics

What topics are covered?

  • effective practical work
  • core practicals
  • additional practical work to use in teaching concepts from GCSE physics
  • developing student response to practical questions

Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

Face to face learning.

How long is this course?

This course is taking place over two days.

Who is the course leader?


You will personalise your own two day CPD programme to:

  • develop your disciplinary knowledge to support practical assessment in physics
  • adopt strategies and techniques to develop students response to practical questions
  • expand your repertoire of science practical work that can be used in GCSE physics


Effective GCSE practical work: Physics - day 127 June 202409:30-15:30Rainham Mark Grammar School
Effective GCSE practical work: Physics - day 210 July 202409:30-15:30Rainham Mark Grammar School

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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