Using mysteries to improve engagement and learning in primary science (teachers in Wales only) NW025

Explore an innovative approach to developing primary pupils' science skills and knowledge.


For Primary Teachers in Wales only

A two-day course that will show you how to stimulate curiosity and maintain it through purposeful classroom activities that build pupils’ science skills and knowledge

Using an innovative set of strategies which has been developed in partnership with science educators in many countries across Europe this course will enable you to:

  • provide a compelling focus by using mysteries in the classroom
  • use principles of showmanship to present mysteries with flair
  • motivate pupils to engage with the science
  • use a well-established instructional method so pupils can generate questions and explore the science for themselves
  • improve skills and increase pupil independence over time

Any enquiries, please email Wales Administrator:

Who is it for?

Primary Teachers in Wales

What topics are covered?


How will you learn?

Face to face

How long is this course?

2 days

Course Leaders

Andrea Mapplebeck 


This course will:

  • improve enquiry skills 
  • explore scientific concepts
  • improve science learning in your classroom
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