Southend, Essex & Thurrock Science Learning Partnership

Dsc 0962Our Science Learning Partnership (SLP) provides quality, subject-specific Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and support for primary, secondary & FE across Southend, Essex & Thurrock. We are part of a network of SLPs and other support for schools that is managed by STEM Learning.

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STEM Learning is currently providing free home learning support for teachers and parents. Continue your professional development with remote CPD & find high quality resources for the remote teaching of STEM subjects for every age group on the STEM Learning website.

Parents can also access Home learning activities, including a ‘Parent Survival guide for Home Learning’.

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There is currently a wide range of CPD available remotely from STEM Learning, supported by SLPs, for primary, secondary and FE.  Why not take a look? 

Current courses supported through our SLP are: 

Teaching Upper Key Stage 2 Science (Primary)

Starting 3 Jul 20 (RX004 / A05)

Starting 20 Jul 20 (RX004 / A06)

Cost: Currently FREE to maintained schools

Preparing your department to meet the new OFSTED framework (Secondary)

2 dates and times available:

07 July 2020 15:00-17:00

09 July 2020 10:00-12:00

Cost: £20 per person for maintained schools.

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If you are looking for support with face to face training for next year, or would like to explore regional science support available in Southend, Essex & Thurrock for all phases, please email

Free Equipment Hire for Schools from our SLP


Available as a box of 5.  (2 boxes available for hire)
With built-in USB & Bluetooth connectivity - allows for 2 external plug-in sensors from the Vu range and has 3 built-in sensors which means you can start data logging out of the box.

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Who to Contact at the SLP

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