Climate Change in the Primary Curriculum RM198 / B233

Start date
10 Jun 24
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


This 1.5 hour staff meeting explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming, how we might explore this through science education and across the primary curriculum.

Intended learning outcomes:

1) Understand climate change and its causes

2) Understand some of the key roles of Earth Observation (EO) satellites

3) Understand some of the ways we are combatting climate change

4) Identify STEM Learning & ESERO climate change resources

5) Supporting children with eco anxiety.



Who is the course leader?

  • Lydia Ahern

    I am a STEM Administrator for The STEM Hub at Canterbury Christ Church University. Previously a Primary School Teacher, I am also an Associate CPD...


Claire Seeley 

Claire Seeley has been a teacher for thirty years in a wide variety of contexts including both inner city and rural schools England. Claire is also a Primary Science Consultant, providing both a wide of continuing professional development and initial teacher training.  She has a Masters degree in Environmental Education and has a passion for exploring the natural world.

Alongside her consultancy work, Claire is a  hub leader for Primary Science Quality Mark and leads their RSC Funded Professional Development programme. She is a regional champion for various primary Science education initiatives including The Great Science Share, Explorify and ESERO-UK.  Over the last seven years Claire has worked as an education consultant on a number of BBC education campaigns, live lessons and CBeebies shows - Kit & Pup, JoJo & Gran Gran, Number One Newton Avenue and Graces Amazing Machines. Claire is an author for Harper Collins Snap Science. 

In 2013 Claire was awarded the Primary Science Teacher of the Year award. In 2021 Claire's work was further endorsed by the Royal Society of Biology. Claire is also the Co-Chair of the Association for Science Education Teacher Developer Committee which supports all those who work in teacher education.


Climate Change in the Primary Curriculum10 June 202416:00-17:30Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

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