Primary Science courses

We have a variety of CPD courses running over the next few months and are constantly adding new courses so do check back soon. 

If there is anything you would want to see here or if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us.  We hope to see you at one of our courses soon!

UPCOMING EVENT


*OFFER* Teacher Release Payments (TRP) - Some of our courses have a TRP available to maintained schools when booking. This is a payment to enable your school to release you for the course, this can go towards supply cover or provisions. Look out for TRP in our course list below and contact us to book with one of these offers. 

You will need to pay the full amount up-front, 8 weeks after attending the course you will be refunded the percentage specified on the offer. If you have any questions please contact us.

Upcoming Courses

Primary Conference Days

Our primary conferences always provide outstanding learning opportunities linked to topical developments in primary science teaching alongside time to talk and share ideas with other primary practitioners. 

St Clement Danes School - 9.30-16.00 - £100 / £200* (50% TRP available - final price £50)

Summer Term 24 - 27th June - Book here 

Primary Network Meetings

The aim of the Network meeting is to keep busy primary teachers up to date with the latest guidance and resources, to share good practice and to provide support with curriculum development, in a friendly and informal environment.

Remote - 15.45-16.45 - Free/£40*

18th June - Info and booking

Engaging Primary Science

Year group specific science CPD for primary teachers. Gain subject knowledge confidence and gather ideas for how to cover the tricky bits. Experience different enquires that link to your year group content and resources you can use to support you in delivering exciting hands on lessons! These courses also present opportunities to network with other teachers, so come along!

£95/£185 (50% TRP Available)

May

Teaching EYFS science - 22nd May 15.00-16.00 and 23rd May 14.00 to16.00 - Two session course - Remote - £100/200* - Info and booking

This course will provide a manageable approach to planning and delivering EYFS science. Enter the classroom with the tools and confidence to plan and develop effective learning for children in your class.  You will explore ways of bringing the EYFS experience to life through practical ideas and discussion tasks.

June

SPECIAL COURSE - ZSL WHIPSNADE ZOO - Developing Working Scientifically outside the Classroom - 14th June - ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 9.30-15.30 - £200/400* (70% TRP available for state schools - final price £60) - Contact us to book with Teacher Release Payment - Info and booking

We will be releasing more exciting details about this course soon but get booked on now to avoid disappointment. This event is run in partnership with ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and promises to be a brilliant day you won't want to miss. 

Data logging – Using MicroBits in Science & Computing Lessons - 19th June - St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood- 13.00 to 16.00 - FREE COURSE (Free for state funded Schools in our Science (Bucks, West Herts & East Berks)  & Computing areas (Bucks, Oxon & Berkshire). - Info and booking 


This 'hands on' course will introduce you to the micro: bit a small micro-computer, which can be used to record data such as light, temperature and sound. You will learn how to use the device as a datalogger, how to view the stored data and how to use data handling software to represent it in tables, charts and graphs.

July

Raising Attainment in Primary Science - 9th July - 1 Day, FACE TO FACE - St Clement Danes School £200/400* - Info and booking

Where there has been a drop in attainment in science it is important to identify and evaluate possible causes and consider strategies for making good lessons outstanding. During this course you will make use of self-evaluation strategies to develop an understanding of the key issues relating to the raising of attainment in your school.

*State funded school or college price/Fee-paying school or college price (independent)