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Welcome to the Cheshire and Stockport Science Learning Partnership!

Science Learning Partnership (SLP) Cheshire and Stockport – if you have any questions, please contact

The Science Learning Partnership arranges quality, relevant, up to date and dynamic Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and networking opportunities for Primary, Secondary and FE Staff in the area of Science.


The latest course information can be found here  Please click on ‘cpd’ to search for courses.


September 24th 2019 1pm – 4pm Head of Science network – Cheshire West Reflecting on the summer’s results and action planning for the term ahead.


September 25th 2019 8-10am

Alsager School

Head of Science network – Cheshire East Reflecting on the summer’s results and action planning for the term ahead. Contact
October 3rd 2019

Sandbach School

3.45pm – 5.15pm

Microscale Chemistry A hands-on exploration of different activities, and why and how they might be used to enhance learning. Contact
October 15th 2019


Werneth School

Required practicals including how they are assessed Looking at the required practicals – how to teach them and how they are assessed Please contact if you would like to attend this session.
November 15th

1 – 3pm

Sandbach School

Technician network Sharing good practice

Focus on chemistry including post-16

6th November 2019

20th January 2020

26th March 2020

Whalley Range High School

2 – 4pm

Early career network Termly network for early career science teachers.  From identifying threshold concepts and dealing with misconceptions, stretch and challenge and running a STEM club to support building science capital, this network promises to arm you with a raft of resources and techniques to take back in to school.


10th December 2019

9.30 -4pm

Whalley Range High School


Early career conference A day’s conference designed to support those at the starts of their careers – with a choice of workshop sessions and time for networking and action planning Contact
29 January 2020

9.30 – 3.30pm

Eaton Bank Academy

CLEAPPS Radiation Protection This one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science department. Contact
February 2020 Date & venue TBC

1.30pm – 4pm


Raising attainment in triple science Looking to improve students’ performance? This course will enable you to consider a range of key strategies to help you achieve this. It has been designed for science departments that have little or no experience in delivering triple science. Contact
January 2020 Date & venue TBC


Developing learners’ resilience and independent learning skills post 16 Explore different methods to help learners manage the transition from level 2 to level 3, cope with the challenges of independent learning and develop the resilience to endure a full post-16 programme. Develop strategies to ensure that the culture of the classroom is right and that learners develop the skills needed to progress to higher levels of study and employment. Contact






Please get in touch with the SLP if you would like more information.



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