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Primary CPD on demand

We can deliver a range of "off the shelf" STEM Learning courses for primary on demand for your school, MAT or cluster.  Below are some of the titles we can offer - please contact us to plan your date.

Activity code

Activity title

Why attend?

RP020

Developing STEM in the primary curriculum

Develop and learn how to integrate STEM teaching and learning across the primary curriculum

RP024

An introduction to working scientifically

Understanding ‘working scientifically’ is vital for children to develop ideas, skills, knowledge and understanding in science. You will be able to confidently implement strategies for planning, resourcing and organising enquiry that challenges scientific thinking.

RP025

 

 

Developing working scientifically outside the classroom

Effective strategies which embrace working scientifically outside the classroom enhance enquiry skills. You will be able to build on, and extend, children’s abilities by applying different approaches to plan and resource rich learning opportunities.

RP026


 

Developing pupil led investigations – embedding working scientifically in the primary classroom

To develop the independence of children thinking and communicating as real scientists is essential to deepen their scientific understanding. You will be able to facilitate and create rich, effective and exciting strategies that provide opportunities that embed and extend scientific skills

RP091

Tinkering as an approach to learning across the STEM curriculum

This course is an introduction to using tinkering as an approach to learning in science, computing and D&T and to build resilience in pupils at primary level

RP101

Developing the role of the science subject leader

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.

RP102

Assessment and progression in primary science

Evidence shows that effective assessment for learning leads to raised attainment. Identify how you can integrate and embed assessment practices into your science teaching.

RP103


 

Raising attainment in primary science 

Identify teaching and learning strategies that will move good lessons to outstanding lessons by focusing on the learning happening in the classroom.

RP112

Strengthening subject understanding in...

Focus on the big ideas in primary science, helping you make a difference to children’s learning by identifying and challenging misconception.

RP113

Linking core subjects; science and mathematics

Maximise your pupils' opportunities to develop their numeracy skills and improve attainment in science by planning lessons in which children effectively handle data.

RP114

Making powerful connections between primary literacy and science

Explore the curriculum links between science and literacy and how to develop literacy skills to improve the quality of children’s written explanations in science.

RP177

Leading primary science in a special educational needs setting

Leading science in a special educational needs setting has been developed to empower practitioners working in SEND settings to discover the potential of the science curriculum for students.

RP182
 

Engaging science for Key Stage 1

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.

RP183
 

Engaging science for Key Stage 2

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.

RP184
 

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.

RP185

Linking STEM careers in the primary science curriculum

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Using everyday contexts in primary science helps to make science more recognisable and accessible. It is a route to enable children to engage with abstract and challenging ideas. The sessions will be structured to support teachers to plan a curriculum that meets the needs of the children in their school whilst developing their individual science capital.

 

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