Our professional development opportunities for Primary Schools are hosted across the county and are tailored to the current needs and trends in Science education at the moment. Below is a list of upcoming events, but if you're unable to see what you're after please browse the primary course catalogue or consider getting touch so that we may work to provide you with a more bespoke package of support.

Teaching Key Stage 1 Science

Teaching Key Stage 1 Science

This course will provide a manageable approach to planning and teaching primary science in key stage 1 (KS1). You will explore ways of bringing the KS1 curriculum to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks. Carefully planned gap tasks have been designed to enable you to develop and prepare effective learning opportunities for the children in your class.

8th February 2021, 15:30 - 17:45

11th February 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

22nd February 2021, 15:30 - 18:00

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Back to School Leading Primary Science

Back to School Leading Primary Science

On returning to school pupils may have missed some core learning which will require the long-term curriculum map to be adjusted in the short-term. This course supports subject leaders to clearly define the curriculum across the school and enable them to effectively support teachers, implementing it successfully in the classroom.

9th February 2021, 08:00 - 09:00

11th February 2021, 08:00 - 09:00

23rd February 2021, 08:00 - 09:00

25th February 2021, 08:00 - 09:00

2nd March 2021, 08:00 - 09:00

Virtual event (x5 facilitated sessions)

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Teaching Upper Key Stage 2

Teaching Upper Key Stage 2

Gain the tools and confidence to plan and enable effective learning for your pupils. In this course you will explore ways to bring the KS2 curriculum to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks, as well as how to effectively develop a strategy for dealing with common misconceptions.

23rd February 2021, 15:30 - 17:30

2nd March 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

4th March 2021, 15:30 - 17:30

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Effective Transition Between Year 6 and Year 7 in Science

Effective Transition Between Year 6 and Year 7 in Science

This course will be facilitated by two expert teacher practitioners, one primary and the other secondary and is suitable for both Primary and Secondary Science Teachers. The course will focus on how to establish effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science. You will have the opportunity to consider the nature and content of the year 6 science curriculum, how to develop creative activities that build on prior learning and how to use diagnostic teaching to identify and address gaps in knowledge and skills. You will also evaluate case studies from a variety of sources that showcase effective strategies, techniques and activities to support transition between year 6 and year 7 in science. You will be able to discuss issues with teachers across phases.

24th February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

3rd March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

10th March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

Teaching EYFS Science

Teaching EYFS Science

This course will provide a manageable approach to planning and delivering EYFS science. Return to the classroom with the tools and confidence to plan and develop effective learning for children in your class. You will explore ways of bringing the EYFS experience to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks.

25th February 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

2nd March 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

11th March 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

18th March 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

Virtual event (x4 1 hour sessions)

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Back to School Primary Science for NQTs

Back to School Primary Science for NQTs

Be ready with the tools and confidence to plan and enable effective learning for children in your class. On this course you will explore the requirements of the primary science curriculum, improve your subject knowledge, plan exciting lessons and build your confidence in teaching practical science activities.

8th March 2021, 15:00 - 17:30

11th March 2021, 15:00 - 16:30

15th March 2021, 15:00 - 17:00

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Teaching Lower Key Stage 2 Science

Teaching Lower Key Stage 2 Science

Gain the tools and confidence to plan and enable effective learning for children in your class. This course will develop your approaches to planning and teaching primary science in lower KS2 and explore ways to bring the curriculum to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks.

10th March 2021, 15:30 - 17:30

12th March 2021, 13:30 - 14:30

26th March 2021, 13:30 - 15:30

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Back to School Leading Primary Science

Back to School Leading Primary Science

On returning to school pupils may have missed some core learning which will require the long-term curriculum map to be adjusted in the short-term. This course supports subject leaders to clearly define the curriculum across the school and enable them to effectively support teachers, implementing it successfully in the classroom.

23rd March 2021, 09:00 - 11:30

30th March 2021, 09:00 - 11:30

30th March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Teaching Key Stage 1 Science

Teaching Key Stage 1 Science

This course will provide a manageable approach to planning and teaching primary science in key stage 1 (KS1). You will explore ways of bringing the KS1 curriculum to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks. Carefully planned gap tasks have been designed to enable you to develop and prepare effective learning opportunities for the children in your class.

29th March 2021, 15:30 - 17:45

30th March 2021, 15:30 - 16:30

1st April 2021, 15:30 - 18:00

Virtual event (x3 facilitated sessions)

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Not seeing what you're after, please browse the primary course catalogue or consider getting touch so that we may work to provide you with a more bespoke package of support.