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Greater Depth in Science

This course will help science leaders to review the intent and implementation of their science curriculum.

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Created and Led by
Chris Quigley
Duration
9.30-3.00 or equivalent
Venue
Online or in-person
Target Audience
Curriculum Leaders, Subject Leaders, Science Leaders

Overview:

This course will help science leaders to review the intent and implementation of their science curriculum.

  • Review the intent and implementation of your science curriculum
  • How to ensure curriculum progression
  • Evidence informed teaching of science.

Learn about:

  • The latest cognitive science research into how we learn and its implications for curriculum design and implementation (teaching).
  • The role of cultural capital in science
  • Designing a progression model (including greater depth)
  • Cognitive Load Theory and its impact on progression
  • The role of pedagogical style in promoting progress
  • Sequencing of the curriculum
  • Teaching approaches
  • Pedagogical content knowledge in science.

Why this course is important:

Although science is a core subject, it has not received as much attention as the other core subjects – maths and English.

This course will provide science leaders with an overview of the latest research into effective curriculum design and how to plan for students’ greater depth of understanding.

Take away:

  • A clear framework for evaluating your science curriculum
  • Examples of how to create a progression model for science.

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  1. Book now for Chris to deliver this course online
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Evidence Informed
Evidence Informed
All our courses are based on peer-reviewed research.
Practical and inspiring
Practical and inspiring
We bridge the gap between evidence and practice.
Versatile environments
Versatile environments
We offer a choice between on-demand and live courses.

Robin delivered the Greater Depth in Science Course for this school's inset day. The section on the type of enquiry has already prompted us to review the way we deliver this in our practice. For example, we have immediately changed a section on our learning intentions for Science to include the type of enquiry symbols so it helps the children to remember the type of enquiry they carried out. We will be using the type of enquiry symbols around displays too. I thought it was excellent CPD as did the staff.

Ronan Walsh, Headteacher
Gobowen Primary School, Shropshire

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