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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1 day
£265 + VAT
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.


  • 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


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.

Confirmation of the venue will be via a Welcome Email sent to you 7 days before the course.

18 September 2018
The Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, LONDON, WC2B 5DA
27 September 2018
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street , EXETER, EX4 3SP
03 October 2018
Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
12 October 2018
Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
30 October 2018
TT Education, The Yellow House, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
01 November 2018
Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
08 November 2018
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, MANCHESTER, M3 4JQ
27 November 2018
Dunston Hall , Ipswich Road, NORWICH, NR14 8PQ
29 November 2018
Salomon's Estate, Broomhill Road, ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS, TN3 0TG

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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