Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science NY032 / A22

Start date
13 Oct 22
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

Summary

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to assessment. However this course will give primary subject leaders and teachers the opportunity to explore best practice in primary science assessment and a chance to investigate the resources that are available in the wider educational world.
This course is ideal for primary school teachers who want to familiarise themselves with the current expectations around assessment and children’s progress in science. You will explore the difference between assessment, moderation and tracking, as well as considering how best to assess primary science in your school.

Who is it for?

This course is for primary science leaders and teachers of science.

What topics are covered?

This two day course covers:
  • best practice in primary science assessment 
  • current updates of assessment expectations
  • techniques for assessment for learning 
  • strategies to support progression
  • science moderation
  • tracking of science for your school 
  • assessing working scientifically
  • leading change

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face.

How long is this course?

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

Who is the course leader?

  • Facilitator To Be Confirmed

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • explore techniques for assessment for learning in primary science teaching
  • describe current assessment and tracking requirements in primary science
  • explore good practice in assessment
  • identify opportunities to develop assessment, tracking and moderation in your school
  • discuss strategies to support progression in science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science - Session 1 - remote synchronous13 October 202216:00-17:00Virtual
Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science - Session 2 - face to face02 November 202211:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science - Session 3 - face to face03 November 202209:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science - Session 4 - remote asynchronous10 November 202216:00-16:45Virtual
Leading assessment, moderation and tracking in primary science - Session 5 - remote asynchronous24 November 202216:00-16:45Virtual

Notes

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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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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