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Developing the Role of the Science Subject Leader 

This course will enable you to plan and embed a progressive and engaging curriculum to meet the needs of the children. You will reinforce your own subject knowledge and learn how to tackle children’s common misconceptions. By working through this selection of the modules you will be able to identify practical approaches to teaching subject specific content in Key Stage 2 science and describe how Key Stage 2 science fits within the primary curriculum.

Assessment and Progression in Primary Science

Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Now that formal recording of levels has been removed, you need to be secure in your understanding of how to make judgements about children's achievements and progress. Throughout the course we will identify how you can integrate and embed assessment practices into your science teaching. By working through this selection of modules you will be able to use a range of AfL strategies effectively to promote children’s learning and will acquire a deeper understanding of progression. These modules are designed to help you to make confident and reliable teacher assessment of learning in science and identify children’s next steps.

Raising Attainment in Primary Science

Where there has been a drop-in attainment in science it is important to identify and evaluate possible causes and consider strategies for making good lessons outstanding. During this course you will make use of self-evaluation strategies to develop an understanding of the key issues relating to the raising of attainment in your school. By working through this selection of modules you will be able to develop an understanding of key issues relating to raising attainment and will become familiar with a range of activities to use in the classroom to support raising attainment. This module is designed to help you in creating a learning environment that meets children’s needs.

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