Developing the established primary science leader NY003 / B22

Start date
22 May 23
Duration
9 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, Heslington YO10 5DD View on Google Map

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Summary

If you have been a primary science subject leader for three years or more, this course will give you the strategies and support to help you move science forward in your school.  
You will explore current best practice and identify ways of implementing this in your school. You will be able to extend your teaching and leadership skills using evidence-based research, discussions and debate with peers and science education experts. 
This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Who is it for?

This course is for primary science subject leaders who have three or more years’ experience.

What topics are covered?

This six day course covers:
  • what is outstanding teaching and learning in science?
  • understanding standards and expectation in primary science
  • developing rigorous and meaningful whole school assessment practices
  • how to work with others and lead science in your school
Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face with participant tasks to be completed between sessions.

How long is this course?

This is a six day residential course. You will spend two days each term exploring different elements of primary science leadership including, teaching and learning, curriculum, assessment, and leadership.   

Who is the course leader?

  • Tanya Shields

    Tanya is the Primary STEM Lead at the National STEM learning centre in York. She works with both primary and secondary professionals to develop...

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • define and reflect upon outstanding teaching and learning in primary science
  • engage and inspire children and colleagues
  • develop your own personal effectiveness as a leader of primary science and its assessment across the school
  • produce an action plan to implement and evaluate your learning journey

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Developing the established primary science leader - day 122 May 202311:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 223 May 202309:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader- day 317 July 202311:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 418 July 202309:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - gap task09 October 202300:00-00:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 510 October 202311:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Developing the established primary science leader - day 611 October 202309:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre

Notes

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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Fees & Bursaries

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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