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Developing the Role of the Primary Science Subject Leader

This course has already started so can no longer be booked onto.

Good subject leadership has a positive impact on the quality of science teaching in primary schools. You will explore a range of strategies to audit and lead science in your school, understand your role more fully and be able to identify and promote effective primary science. Gain a deeper understanding of the aims of the curriculum, develop your own subject knowledge and identify the role subject leaders’ play in developing a whole school approach to teaching science for KS1 and KS2.

Dates: Second session 15th January 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: St Clement Danes, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £160 Total


Assessment & 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.

You will be able to use a range of AfL strategies effectively to promote children’s learning, acquire a deeper understanding of progression and make confident and reliable teacher assessment of learning in science and identify children’s next steps.

Date: 30th January 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: St Clement Danes School WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £80

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Working Scientifically: Embedding

Following on from the introduction to working scientifically, You will be able to: incorporate children’s ideas into your science lessons, plan for science with a creative approach, explore a range of techniques to draw out students ideas and help develop strategies.

Date: 26th February 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: Bovingdon Primary Academy HP3 0HL

Total activity fee: £80

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Date: 27th February 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: Lynch Hill Primary School SL2 2AN

Total activity fee: £80

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Literacy and Science: Embedding

Following on from the introduction to Literacy and Science, you will explore a range of strategies designed to improve children’s ability to use scientific language. You will be able to maximise the opportunities for developing literacy skills and improving attainment in science by planning lessons in which children communicate science ideas, knowledge and understanding.

Date: 28th February 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: St Clement Danes, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £80

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Primary Science Conference 

A key note speaker and workshop themes will be announced shortly.

Date: 13th March 2020

Duration: 9.30 - 3pm

Location: St Clement Danes, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £49

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Supermarket Science

This practical course will provide you with new ideas for science experiments that will encourage your pupils’ curiosity and develop their understanding. It includes a bank of easy to use practical ideas that you can take away with you to enable your pupils to
conduct experiments in the fields of biology, chemistry and physics and have fun!

By the end of the session you will be able to understand the importance of engaging children in practical work that enables them to make links to everyday life, understand what working scientifically means and know what good teaching and learning in primary science looks like and have a bank of ideas to use with your class.

Date: 18th March 2020

Duration: 1.30 - 4.30pm

Location: St Clement Danes, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £80

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Developing your Primary Science Curriculum using the Ofsted Framework

Let’s put the spotlight back on science. The new Ofsted framework provides an
opportunity to reinvent your primary science curriculum. Discuss key strategies to
ensure that the intent, implementation and impact of your science curriculum is
evident throughout school.

Date: 19th March 2020

Duration: 1 - 4pm

Location: St Clement Danes, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 6EW

Total activity fee: £80

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FULL DETAILS OF THE ABOVE COURSES ARE ON THE PDF ATTACHMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

If there is anything that you would like us to do that would enable you to support the teaching and learning of Science in your school then please contact Paula Moore at:

enquiries@hertsandbuckstsa.co.uk

 

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