This brand new training programme is available to staff in primary schools and is designed to help develop and enhance the teaching of the Science curriculum in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. All courses have been designed to reflect the 2014 National Curriculum.

Think, talk, write science

The project will take place over three terms starting in September 2016 and will be blend of CPD and interim school based activities. the project aims to provide strategies for teachers to engage their pupils in quality thinking and talking, in preparation for writing that is of a high enough standard to be used for assessment in both science and literacy. Outcomes for Participants: For teachers…

Price: £275.00

Dates: 20th October 2016 2nd February 2017

Working scientifically

In this highly practical course participants will look at the types of science enquiry that should be incorporated into the primary curriculum. Participants will consider the individual skills that are required for independence. They will also be introduced to a range of resources that can be used to enhance the context of investigative work. Outcomes for Participants: To be familiar with the…

Price: £150.00

Date: 4th October 2016

Effective assessment procedures

This course will support the schools with developing assessment procedures. Participants will explore possible models for assessing both science knowledge and skills. the course will focus on both formative assessment for learning and making robust summative judgements. Outcomes for Participants: To be aware of expectations for science assessment To be familiar with different models that are…

Price: £150.00

Date: 7th November 2016

Moving to working at greater depth

During this course, the participants will explore how to ensure that all pupils become secure whilst at the same time providing sufficient challenge for more able children to work at greater depth within the appropriate age objectives. Outcomes for Participants: To be clear about age related expectations To gain strategies for extending more able pupils To plan activities to use in class

Price: £150.00

Date: 2nd May 2017

The role of the science leader

During this course the participants will explore the role of leading and managing science. There will be time to discuss good practice in science teaching through activities such as book looks and planning audits.   Outcomes for Participants: To understand the role of the coordinator in leading and managing science To be aware of the current thinking on what make quality science teaching…

Price: £150.00

Date: 30th November 2016