Using mysteries to improve engagement and learning in primary science (teachers in Wales only) NW025 / B22

Start date
19 Jun 23
2 Days
Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff CF10 5BW View on Google Map


For Primary Teachers in Wales only

A two-day course that will show you how to stimulate curiosity and maintain it through purposeful classroom activities that build pupils’ science skills and knowledge

Using an innovative set of strategies which has been developed in partnership with science educators in many countries across Europe this course will enable you to:

  • provide a compelling focus by using mysteries in the classroom
  • use principles of showmanship to present mysteries with flair
  • motivate pupils to engage with the science
  • use a well-established instructional method so pupils can generate questions and explore the science for themselves
  • improve skills and increase pupil independence over time

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Who is it for?

Primary Teachers in Wales

What topics are covered?


How will you learn?

Face to face

How long is this course?

2 days

Who is the course leader?


This course will:

  • improve enquiry skills 
  • explore scientific concepts
  • improve science learning in your classroom


Using mysteries to improve engagement and learning in primary science - day 119 June 202309:30-15:30Techniquest
Using mysteries to improve engagement and learning in primary science - day 2 20 June 202309:30-15:30Techniquest

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£50.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00 +VATSubsidy available*£330.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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The subsidy value may be higher for your school or college.

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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