Raising Attainment in Science

Working scientifically - it's not rocket science. Using hypothesis, test and conclusion to help pupils work scientifically across the curriculum. Gain the confidence to teach outstanding primary science in a vibrant, interactive way, which promotes enquiry and learning at greater depth.

  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
  • Curriculum-focused
  • Interactive and informative
  • Promotes enquiry and learning at greater depth
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Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15.30

About this course

Raise standards in science by using creative, practical and achievable ways to inspire primary scientists. This dynamic CPD course promotes high quality teaching and learning in this core curriculum area.

Take part in dozens of ideas, games and approaches devised to enhance your children’s natural curiosity about the world around them.

  • Raise standards in science by using creative and achievable ways to encourage children to work scientifically
  • Develop effective strategies to manage practical enquiry within the primary classroom
  • Explore progression within scientific enquiry and deepen your understanding of the ‘Working Scientifically’ programme of study
  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of scientific vocabulary and concepts
  • Learn about the importance of making meaningful cross-curricular links through a powerful hook, exploring prior experience, understanding context and having a clear purpose for scientific investigation
  • Explore the power of talk and higher order thinking skills as a means to develop curiosity and support learning at greater depth
  • Learn where to go for ideas, information and resources to develop teachers’ confidence with the teaching of primary science

You will leave feeling confident in your ability to develop pupils’ curiosity and scientific vocabulary through engaging starting points, effective questioning and talk-led, active approaches.

Audience

  • Science Leaders
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2) 

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What teachers say

“This course provided a great insight into how science can be more practical and hands on. Great ideas that will certainly stir curiosity!”
John Everard, Science Co-ordinator, Shaftesbury Primary School, London

“This training has given me inspiration for ideas to take back to school. I now feel more confident in what I need to do as a science co-ordinator!”
Lauren Beswick, Science Co-ordinator, Oakdene Primary School, Billingham

“Fantastic, well led and engaging for all staff from Reception - Year 6. We will be taking up these ideas next week."
Danielle Austin, Assistant Headteacher, Heath Hayes Academy, Cannock

“A very inspiring course! I am leaving with clear guidance and strategies on how to improve science throughout my school."
Madison Theobald, Science Co-ordinator, Westmere Primary School

“An outstanding course. Excellent trainer, materials and training. I learnt so much and can't wait to get started implementing in school.”
Dawn Preece, Science Co-ordinator, Briscoe Lane Academy

“An excellent course that is very suitable for Primary teachers. It leaves teachers thinking about their strategies and what they need to improve.”
Joan Reid, Science Co-ordinator, St Francis RC Primary School, London

“Fantastic ideas given with lots of opportunity to practise games and ideas that we can try in school. Lots of ideas to take back to staff. The trainer was fantastic!"
Rachel Briggs, Science Co-ordinator, Ponteland First School

Venue

At TT Education we aim to provide you with the outstanding training experience you deserve, from the fantastic resources you receive to the beautiful venues we hold our training in. For this reason we choose only the best venues, with lunch and refreshments included.

Please note that the exact venues used in each town or city are subject to change. We will send a Welcome Email approximately 7 days before the date of the course, confirming the venue. 

LONDON
18 September 2018
De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, LONDON, W1B 1PR
LEEDS
26 September 2018
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
EXETER
27 September 2018
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street , EXETER, EX4 3SP
DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
03 October 2018
Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
BIRMINGHAM
12 October 2018
Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
COLCHESTER
30 October 2018
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
NOTTINGHAM
01 November 2018
Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
MANCHESTER
08 November 2018
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
NORWICH
27 November 2018
Sprowston Manor, Wroxham Road, NORWICH, NR7 8RP
ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS
29 November 2018
Salomon's Estate, Broomhill Road, ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS, TN3 0TG
LONDON
14 December 2018
De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, LONDON, W1B 1PR
LEEDS
15 January 2019
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
BIRMINGHAM
17 January 2019
Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
11 February 2019
Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
SOUTHAMPTON
13 February 2019
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH
LIVERPOOL
14 February 2019
Liverpool Marriott Hotel, Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre, LIVERPOOL, L1 1RH
MILTON KEYNES
19 March 2019
Mercure Milton Keynes, The Approach, MILTON KEYNES , MK8 8LY
LONDON
29 April 2019
De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, LONDON, W1B 1PR
BIRMINGHAM
01 May 2019
Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
BRISTOL
02 May 2019
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
03 May 2019
Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
LEICESTER
20 May 2019
Marriott Hotel Leicester, Smith Way, LEICESTER, LE19 1SW
NORWICH
06 June 2019
Sprowston Manor, Wroxham Road, NORWICH, NR7 8RP
SOUTHAMPTON
10 June 2019
Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH
LEEDS
10 June 2019
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
MANCHESTER
25 June 2019
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
LONDON
27 June 2019
De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, LONDON, W1B 1PR

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

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