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Outstanding Science: Developing a robust curriculum and effective pedagogy through knowledge, enquiry and working scientifically

Fox Primary School | Thursday 12th March 2020

** Important note ** If you book fewer than 7 days in advance of this course OR you do not receive the pre-course information a week in advance, please email to ensure you can access the pre-course material.

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Course Details

During this session for class teachers, subject leaders and senior leaders we will explore the main aspects involved in ensuring robust science curriculum coverage: knowledge, enquiry and working scientifically. The course aims to considers planning strategically across the whole school, specific year groups and within units, to ensure sufficient coverage at age appropriate levels. It will focus on developing aspects of subject knowledge and pedagogical practice through engaging activities and resources which can be adapted and used across units within the classroom. Delegates will also have the opportunity to progress their leadership skills and consider the intent, impact and implementation of their school’s Science curriculum.

The course will:

  • Unpick the requirements of the Science programmes of study for KS1 and KS2
  • Develop aspects of Science subject knowledge, pedagogical practice and leadership skills
  • Map Science curriculum overviews considering progression of knowledge, skills, concepts, enquiry types and vocabulary
  • Explore engaging teaching techniques, activities and resources that ensure deep and meaningful learning
  • Discuss ways to monitor and assess science
  • Consider effective leadership and monitoring processes and practices

What you can take home:

  • Planning, flipcharts and resources for two sample units of work
  • Lots of practical and engaging activity ideas
  • Useful science documents
  • List of online resources and suggested enrichment opportunities