Online Primary Science Courses

Online primary science courses for teachers. The following packages provide opportunities to network and learn with colleagues in the same role in other schools. The sessions are aimed at subject leaders and other key school staff. Each session is professionally facilitated by STEM consultants.

Primary Science Leadership

RK101 A01

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.

Leadership with DTSA

Date: 20 September 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Cost: £95

We’re WWF and We Are Fighting for your world – for wildlife, for people, for nature. Join us

RK198 A79

Hear from the WWF education team about our primary education resources on the themes of biodiversity, wildlife conservation, climate change and more.

Find out how to request free online live lessons for you class, join in with our Walrus from Space public science project and learn how you can incorporate sustainability as a whole school approach.

WWF

Date: 21 September 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Cost: Free

Reintroducing extra curricular STEM activities in a post pandemic world

RK298 A83

This is an opportunity for teachers and those who run school STEM clubs to discuss ways of reinvigorating their enrichment offer.

We will consider ways of engaging with STEM Ambassadors as well as looking at competitions and projects which will enthuse and excite youngsters about STEM.

There will be time for sharing of good ideas as well as hearing about ways in which STEM Learning can support you.

This is aimed at Primary and Secondary Teachers/Technicians

Primary STEM

Date: 27 September 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: £40

EYFS Twilight – Developing language through science

RK198 B50

All sessions will include some easy to resource engaging practical activities as well as including opportunities to discuss the underlying pedagogy and approaches that ensure maximum learning takes place in the EYFS classroom.

Developing language through science. We will explore some first hand science activities which will promote discussion, vocabulary and higher order thinking skills.

Teaching Science in EYFS with Derby SLP

Date: 29 September 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: £40

Ideas for Primary Inventors Club or STEM Club creation

RK198 A65

Science STEM CLub inventor invention

Date: 6 October 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Cost: £75

Working Scientifically – Focus: Asking Questions and Planning

RK198 A80

Questions Explanations

Date: 6 October 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5.30pm
Cost: £60

Embedding Cultural Capital in Science Lessons for Primary and Secondary

RK198 A08

EAL language learning science

Date: 20 October 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Cost: £75

EYFS Twilight – Making the Most of Continuous Provision

RK198 B53

All sessions will include a wealth of hands on and engaging science activities which are easy to resource and to manage in the classroom.

Making the most of continuous provision: An approach to continuing provision which encourages high quality play and problem solving. We will also consider how resources can be used in both child and adult led learning.

next steps eyfs Tile size logo

Date: 3 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: £40

Developing Your Work Scientifically Skills – The Skills of Measuring & Observation

RH198 A77

This webinar is part of a series:

Session 1: 10 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of measuring and observation

  • Developing observational skills
  • Developing measuring skills

Session 2: 17 Nov 2022 – Developing the skill of data handling RH198 A78

  • Progression in data handling skills – graphing and tabling
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing data handling skills

Session 3: 24 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of concluding and evaluating RH198 A79

  • What should be in a good conclusion?
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing the skill of drawing conclusions from data
Children Science EYFS

Date: 10 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Cost: £20

Effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science

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This course will focus on how to establish effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science. You will have the opportunity to consider the nature and content of the year 6 science curriculum, how to develop creative activities that build on prior learning and how to use diagnostic teaching to identify and address gaps in knowledge and skills. You will also evaluate case studies from a variety of sources that showcase effective strategies, techniques and activities to support transition between year 6 and year 7 in science.

Children Science EYFS

Dates:

  • 15 November 2022
  • 17 November 2022
  • 24 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Cost: £100

Developing Your Work Scientifically Skills – The Skill of Data Handling

RH198 A78

This webinar is part of a series:

Session 1: 10 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of measuring and observation RH198 A77

  • Developing observational skills
  • Developing measuring skills

Session 2: 17 Nov 2022 – Developing the skill of data handling 

  • Progression in data handling skills – graphing and tabling
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing data handling skills

Session 3: 24 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of concluding and evaluating RH198 A79

  • What should be in a good conclusion?
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing the skill of drawing conclusions from data
Children Science KS1 KS2

Date: 17 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Cost: £20

Science Capital

with Diverse Academies

RK198 A86

An opportunity to look at all that we can do within our classrooms to promote and support the ideas and strategies behind the Primary Science Capital Teaching Approach and also what resources are available to support us with this.

Back to School, Leading Primary Science

Date: 22 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 3.45pm – 5pm
Cost: £50

Ofsted and Vocab

RK198 A66

Vocabulary in Science

Date: 23 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Cost: £75

Developing Your Working Scientifically Skills – The Skills of Concluding & Evaluating

RH198 A79

Developing Working Scientifically Skills.

This webinar is part of a series:

Session 1: 10 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of measuring and observation RH198 A77

  • Developing observational skills
  • Developing measuring skills

Session 2: 17 Nov 2022 – Developing the skill of data handling RH198 A78

  • Progression in data handling skills – graphing and tabling
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing data handling skills

Session 3: 24 Nov 2022 – Developing the skills of concluding and evaluating

  • What should be in a good conclusion?
  • Teaching points – Strategies for developing the skill of drawing conclusions from data
Formative Assessment Skills science

Date: 24 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Cost: £20

Working Scientifically – Focus: Conclusions and Evaluations

RK198 A81

Science Conclusions Evaluations Working Scientifically

Date: 29 November 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5.30pm
Cost: £60

EYFS Twilight – Making Links Between EYFS Maths and Science

RK198 B54

All sessions will include some easy to resource engaging practical activities as well as including opportunities to discuss the underlying pedagogy and approaches that ensure maximum learning takes place in the EYFS classroom.

  • Making links between EYFS maths and science
  • Engaging activities and EYFS science investigations which will promote mathematical talk and understanding
Bar Modelling counting Maths

Date: 9 February 2023

Venue: Online
Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: £40

Science and English Links with Jane Banham

with Diverse Academies

RK198 A87

You will explore a range of strategies designed to improve children’s ability to use scientific language. You will be able to maximise the opportunities for developing and applying English skills whilst improving attainment in science by planning lessons in which children communicate science ideas, knowledge and understanding. We will look at a range of fiction and non-fiction opportunities.

Books resources science reading learning

Date: 22 March 2023

Venue: Online
Time: 3.45pm – 5pm
Cost: £50

EYFS Twilight – Young Engineers

RK198 B55

All sessions will include some easy to resource engaging practical activities as well as including opportunities to discuss the underlying pedagogy and approaches that ensure maximum learning takes place in the EYFS classroom.

Young Engineers: Just like young children, engineers are creative problem solvers. Come along and find out how to motivate all children, including reluctant learners, with activities that promote all areas of STEAM.

Primary STEM Club

Date: 24 March 2023

Venue: Online
Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: £40

Science and Maths Links

with Diverse Academies

RK198 A88

Collecting analysing and presenting data in science requires and provides opportunity for the use and development of mathematical skills. Throughout this course you will identify how to maximise your pupil’s opportunities to develop their numeracy skills, measuring and statistical maths (data handling) and improve attainment in science by planning lessons in which children have the opportunity to apply their mathematical skills in a practical environment.

Children Science EYFS KS1 KS2

Date: 20 June 2023

Venue: Online
Time: 3.45pm – 5pm
Cost: £50

FAQs

REGISTRATION, BOOKING AND OTHER FAQs

Check out the FAQ page for assistance on how to register, make bookings, fees and other information. For any other queries regarding a course please contact Anna Cummings on STEM@dtsa.org.uk.

 

FACE-TO-FACE COURSES

In-person courses are available in your local area of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire or Leicestershire & Northamptonshire, which are great for networking and practicals.

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Science Learning Partnership (SLP), trading as Developing Teachers of Science Association (DTSA) covers the entire geographical area including Derby and Nottingham for STEM Learning UK. Our aim is to allow all staff to support students to ensure they are the best that they can be. We are proud to have provided teachers, technicians and other educators with high impact, subject-specific professional development in science and the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.