Embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum NY030 / D21

Start date
2 Feb 22
Duration
3 Days
Location
Swindon Academy, Beech Avenue, Swindon SN2 1JR View on Google Map

Summary

Working scientifically is at the heart of an outstanding primary curriculum. This course will give you lots of practical and innovative ideas to plan for engaging and manageable practical lessons. 
With a focus on scientific enquiry, you will be supported in developing children’s independence and confidence as they ask and answer their own questions. You will learn how to embed ongoing formative assessment within practical lessons, plan for progression in working scientifically from Reception to Year 6 and leave with a range of resources and activities to implement in your school. 

Who is it for?

Teachers and leaders of primary science.

What topics are covered?

This three day course covers: 
  • understanding and developing working scientifically 
  • skills progression in working scientifically
  • developing subject knowledge
  • assessment of working scientifically 
  • enriching the primary curriculum
  • developing science capital 
Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

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

How long is this course?

This is a three day face to face course. 

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • develop practical and enquiry driven science in the primary classroom
  • enable children to use a variety of approaches to answer relevant scientific questions
  • develop strategies for ensuring progression, differentiation and assessment of practical science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 102 February 202209:00-16:00Swindon Academy
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 203 February 202209:00-16:00Swindon Academy
Leading and embedding working scientifically in the primary science curriculum day 330 March 202209:00-16:00Swindon Academy

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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