The New Primary Science Curriculum: Understanding and teaching science in Key Stage Two

Provider: YPO
£120.00 + VAT Each full day course is £120 +VAT with a £95 YPO voucher in return to every attending delegate.

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Description This practical course aims to help Teachers identify and teach the changes to the Primary Science Curriculum from September 2014 for KS2. During the day Teachers will improve their background knowledge of the new aspects and sample a host of practical ideas and activities to help teach the new areas.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Sciences, Teaching staff, Out of school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students This course will
• Identify changes to the national curriculum for primary Science and plan for the changes they need to make in their classroom
• Understand the background knowledge for the new bits of the curriculum and know a variety of different ideas and activities to use with children when teaching the new bits
• Describe the difference between “scientific enquiry” and “working scientifically” and know a host of ideas and activities suitable for their children

Please note: Teachers will leave with the ‘Teaching Primary Science in Curriculum 2014’ pack produced by Primarily Science. This can then be freely adapted to suit the needs of individual schools.
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Details This course will be delivered by Debbie Eccles
Debbie works in a partnership known as ‘Primarily Science’, she is kept busy producing new science resources, providing consultancy and delivering science courses, conference key notes and workshop sessions. She is a Primary Professional Development Leader for the North West Science Learning Centre and a member of the SLC Primary Development group.
She has contributed to a range of innovative and well received resources including ‘Discovery Dog’ and ‘Problem Pup’ and is currently working with Kate Blacklock and Anne Goldsworthy on a ‘KS1 Enquiry Games pack’. She has recently contributed to ‘ASE Guide to Primary Science Education’.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.