Primary science curriculum design: working with the Ofsted framework NY072

Reinvent your science curriculum and explore the expectations outlined in the 2019 Ofsted framework and what this means for science in your school.


Summary

Do you have a broad and balanced primary curriculum? Does science have a high profile in your school or does it get squeezed out in favour of mathematics and English? This course will explore the expectations outlined in the 2019 Ofsted framework and what this means for science teaching in your school. Primary science leaders will discuss key strategies to ensure that the intent, implementation and impact of their science curriculum is evident throughout school.
This course will help explore the needs of pupils and develop a curriculum approach that will address these needs. Now is the time to reinvent your curriculum and be bold, be ambitious and give children the learning opportunities they deserve! 

Who is it for?

This course is for primary science leaders. 

What topics are covered?

  • Ofsted framework expectations
  • evaluating your school
  • knowing the science curriculum in your school
  • progression in working scientifically
  • leadership  

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face with some remote delivered sessions. There will be participant tasks to be completed between sessions.

How long is this course?

This is an intensive two day residential course with two twilight remote sessions taking place before and after the face to face days.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • identify and develop a whole school vision for primary science (intent)
  • describe strategies to ensure science is delivered effectively across the school (implementation)
  • develop strategies to evaluate pupils’ success in science

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