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Our latest Primary Newsletter can be read Primary Autumn 2019 Newsletter

 

Welcome to the Cheshire and Stockport Science Learning Partnership!

Science Learning Partnership (SLP) Cheshire and Stockport – if you have any questions, please contact slp@eatonbank.org

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 www.stem.org.uk  Please click on ‘cpd’ to search for courses.

Secondary courses 2019/2020

October 15th

Werneth School

3.15pm – 5.15pm

£60

Required practicals including how they are assessed Looking at the required practicals – how to teach them and how they are assessed https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/458656/required-practicals-how-teach-how-they-will-be-assessed
November 15th

Sandbach School

1pm – 3pm

£160 for the year

Technician network A termly network meeting with news & updates, sharing of practice with a different focus each meeting – November’s meeting will look at Chemistry (including post-16) & biology practicals https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/458609/technician-network
6th November

20th  January

26th March

Whalley Range High School

2pm – 4pm

£160 for the year

£200 including conference

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.

 

https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/456565/science-early-career-teacher-network
11th November

The Aspire Federation, WN2 4XA

12.30pm – 3.30pm

Science SEND Network The meeting will focus on 2 areas.

Attention Autism and how it can support our learners.

The development of a curriculum to meet learner needs, looking at options to support teaching up to GCSE. Please bring any examples of curriculum models you have to share and colleagues will discuss how we can meet the Science learning needs of students in different settings.

 

https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/459477/science-send-network
10th December

Whalley Range High School

9.30 am – 4pm

£85

Early career conference A day’s conference designed to support those at the start of their careers – with a choice of workshop sessions and time for networking and action planning https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/456306/science-early-career-teacher-conference
29th January

9.30am – 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. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/457861/radiation-protection-supervisor-training
February

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 slp@eatonbank.org
January 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 slp@eatonbank.org

 

Early career network courses are aimed at teachers in the first 5 years of their practice although anyone who wants to brush up on their skills is welcome to attend.

 

Coming soon: Getting to Grips with Physics A-level

 

Primary courses

07/11/2019

University of Manchester

M1 3WE

9.45am – 3.45pm

Developing the role of the primary science subject leader Good subject leadership has a positive impact on the quality of science teaching in primary schools. You will explore a range of strategies to audit and lead science in your school, understand your role more fully and be able to identify and promote effective primary science. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/455409/developing-role-primary-science-subject-leader
15/11/2019

Winsford Academy

12.30pm – 4pm

Linking core subjects – science and maths Maximise your pupils’ opportunities to develop their numeracy skills and improve attainment in science by planning lessons in which children effectively handle data. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/453564/linking-core-subjects-science-and-mathematics
28/11/2019

Winsford Academy

12.45 – 4pm

 

Assessment & progression in primary science Learn how to embed AfL to promote children’s learning and increase your confidence in how to make judgements about children’s achievements and progress. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/455023/assessment-and-progression-primary-science

 

24/01/2020

Eaton Bank Academy

12.30pm – 4pm

Promoting thinking & talking in Primary Science Consider the key elements of thinking, talking and communicating in science and develop these skills to create an effective learning environment in your classroom. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/453569/promoting-thinking-and-talking-primary-science

 

January 2020

Date & venue TBC

 

Teaching Science in EYFS

 

Increase your confidence in using a range of approaches and assessment strategies to meet children’s needs in Early Years. Contact slp@eatonbank.org
06/02/2020

Charles Darwin Community Primary School

CW8 1BN

3.45pm – 5.30pm

 

Primary network meeting Primary network meetings provide the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and share best practice. During these meetings, you will explore various science activities and tools to provide an engaging experience for young learners. Content covered includes inspirational science investigations, developing thinking skills, improving literacy and a teacher toolbox of science activities. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/458598/primary-network-meeting
21/05/2020

Charles Darwin Community Primary School

CW8 1BN

3.45pm – 5.30pm

 

Primary network meeting Primary network meetings provide the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and share best practice. During these meetings, you will explore various science activities and tools to provide an engaging experience for young learners. Content covered includes inspirational science investigations, developing thinking skills, improving literacy and a teacher toolbox of science activities. https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/458600/primary-network-meeting

Please get in touch with the SLP slp@eatonbank.org if you would like more information.

 

 

Please get in touch with the SLP slp@eatonbank.org if you would like more information.

 

 

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