Teaching English and mathematics through inspirational primary science NY036

This course for primary teachers will help you to develop your pupils' mathematics and language and literacy skills through inspirational science.


Summary

Support and enhance children's learning in mathematics and English and improve progress by using the curiosity and enthusiasm generated through science.

 

Teachers will identify opportunities to apply mathematical skills and develop high standards of language and literacy through effective science teaching. There will be opportunities to develop curriculum planning that will enable children to enhance their learning in mathematics and English through science-based contexts.

 


Who is it for?

This course is for primary teachers and science subject leaders.

What topics are covered?

This four-day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   Cross curricular links

    ⚪   Improving mathematics and English through science

    ⚪   Science and stories

    ⚪   Graphing and data handling

    ⚪   Real contexts as a stimulus for science, English and mathematics

    ⚪   Using the outdoors


How long is the course?

This is a four-day intensive residential course split into two residential periods. Fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Who is the course leader?


  • Jane Winter

    Professional Development Leader, specialising in STEM, employed at York University and in Lincolnshire schools. 


Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   Describe strategies to improve children's progress in mathematics and English through science

    ✔️   Combine teaching in mathematics and English with interesting and imaginative science contexts

    ✔️   Plan a whole school approach to leading and embedding mathematics and English in science

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