Developing the established primary science leader NY003

Discover engaging primary science, explore best practice and interact with research.


Summary

If you have been a primary science subject leader for three years or more, this course will give you the strategies and support to help you move science forward in your school.
 
You will explore current best practice and identify ways of implementing this in your school. You will be able to extend your teaching and leadership skills using evidence-based research, discussions and debate with peers and science education experts.

 


Who is it for?

This course is for primary science subject leaders who have three or more years’ experience.

What topics are covered?

This nine day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   what is outstanding teaching and learning in science?

    ⚪   understanding standards and expectation in primary science

    ⚪   developing rigours and meaningful whole school assessment practices

    ⚪   how to work with others and lead science in your school


How long is the course?

This is a nine day residential course. You will spend three days each term exploring different elements of primary science leadership including, teaching and learning, curriculum, assessment, and leadership.
 

Who are the course leaders?

  • Sarah Dagnell

    Primary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

  • Tanya Shields

    Primary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   define and reflect upon outstanding teaching and learning in primary science

    ✔️   engage and inspire children and colleagues

    ✔️   develop your own personal effectiveness as a leader of primary science and its assessment across the school

    ✔️   produce an action plan to implement and evaluate your learning journey

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