Raising Attainment in Science

Learn how to use "hypothesis, test and conclusion" to help pupils work scientifically across the curriculum. This one-day primary science CPD course introduces you to a range of practical investigations and activities to use in your school. Discover how 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)

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

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. 

COLCHESTER
19 March 2019
TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
    BIRMINGHAM
    22 March 2019
    Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
      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
              Holiday Inn Leicester, St Nicholas Circle, LEICESTER , LE1 5LX
                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
                          DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                          10 September 2019
                          Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                            BIRMINGHAM
                            10 September 2019
                            Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                              MANCHESTER
                              19 September 2019
                              Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                                LONDON
                                19 September 2019
                                De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, LONDON, W1B 1PR
                                  LEEDS
                                  25 September 2019
                                  The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                                    COLCHESTER
                                    11 November 2019
                                    TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
                                      BRISTOL
                                      14 November 2019
                                      Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
                                        SOUTHAMPTON
                                        26 November 2019
                                        Hilton At The Ageas Bowl - Southampton, Botley Rd, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 3XH

                                          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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