Greater Manchester Primary Science Conference RA198 / C110

Start date
5 Jul 24
1 Day
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This conference will be taking place at Earl Business Centre, Dowry Street, Oldham, OL8 2PF

A subsidy of £120 may be available to those booking this conference, please contact

This conference has been designed for lead teachers of science or strand leaders and is centred on guidance from the EEF released in November 2023 on Improving Primary Science. The day has been designed to be flexible in terms of choice to enable delegates to select sessions which are most appropriate to support them on their professional development journey.

  • You will have a greater understanding of the recommendations of the EEF report and how it's findings can be implemented to improve primary science in your school
  • You will have strategies to support your students with vocabulary and talk in science  
  • You will consider the research into linking your lessons to the real World and why this is important 
  • You will think your current assessment and working scientifically lessons and consider whether they are fit to purpose. 
  • You will find out what the SLP has to offer and how it can support you on your curriculum journey

09:45 – 10:00

Arrival, registration and refreshments

 10:00 – 10:30

Keynote speech 'AI in Science'

 10:30 – 11:30

Talking to make progress in science

Science Capital and relating to real World contexts


11:40 – 12:40

Approaches and tools for embedding scientific vocabulary

Assessment in Primary Science


12:50 – 13:20


 13:30 – 14:00

Networking and the SLP Offer

 14:10 – 15:10

Planning for effective change in your schools science

Supporting learners to become independent scientists


15:10 – 15:20

Action Planning – what are your next steps? How would you like to be supported?



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Greater Manchester Primary Science Conference05 July 202409:45-15:20To be assigned

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£300.00 +VAT

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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