• Developing your Curriculum

    Developing your Curriculum

    This series of three cross phase curriculum days is aimed at primary and secondary leaders in Geography, History and Science in collaboration with with Impact TSA, The Geographical Association, The Historical Association and The Association for Science Education.

    Developing your Science Curriculum

    Date/time: Tuesday 5 November 2019
    Location: TBC

    9.30-10am: Our successes and challenges – what do we want from this session/network? – led by Sam Webber

    Sam Webber is an experienced teacher and a cross phase Science and Mathematics Advisor. She supports Islington and Bexley Local Authorities as well as individual schools across London and the South-East. Much of her work focuses on raising standards in schools and delivering training based around schools’ needs. She is passionate about developing teachers understanding of Science so that this leads to greater enjoyment in the classroom, more children developing a sense of curiosity about the world around them and eventually aspiring to a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) career. For many, this could be the key that breaks the circle of poverty and deprivation.

    10-11.30am: Planning for progression in Science

    • Introductory activity – where are we at?
    • National Curriculum for Science, KS1-3 – content v. working scientifically
    • The challenge from Ofsted
    • Progression in knowledge and understanding – what’s the same, what’s different and are your teachers really clear?

    11.30-11.45am: Break

    11.45am-1pm: Planning for progression in Science – useful tips

    • Working scientifically at the heart
    • Children investigating their own questions
    • Assessment ideas
    • Resourcing and support
    • Plenary

    1-2pm: Lunch

    Session led by secondary practitioners:

    3.15-3.30pm: Where next for this group? Planning for a future network of support

    Sign up and cost:

    Register to join a day here.

    Non-members: £50 per day or £120 for all days
    Alliance members and Challenge Partners Schools: £40 per day or £100 for all days