Secondary Science | Biology

Secondary Science Biology Courses and network meetings for teachers and technicians. 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.

Please note, online bookings close 36 hours before course start date. Last minute bookings can be made by email and not the website.

For any queries regarding the courses please contact Anna Cummings on finance@dtsa.org.uk.

Upcoming Courses

Biology KS4 – Gene Expression

This course will provide subject knowledge to help in planning and teaching biology for Key Stage 4 (Coordinated Science and Triple Science) with a focus on the genome. Develop your biology teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effectively, engaging your students and supporting their achievement and attainment. You will be supported to find ways to enhance students’ learning skills. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking account of preconceptions, misconceptions and common issues in teaching these biology concepts.

gene expression

Date: 12 May 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £40 / £60

Biology KS4 – Cell Division

This course will provide subject knowledge to help in planning and teaching biology for Key Stage 4 (Coordinated Science and Triple Science) with a focus on the genome. Develop your biology teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effectively, engaging your students and supporting their achievement and attainment. You will be supported to find ways to enhance students’ learning skills. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking account of preconceptions, misconceptions and common issues in teaching these biology concepts.

cell division

Date: 19 May 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £40 / £60

Biology KS4 Triple – Homeostasis: An introduction

Explore background subject knowledge to help planning and teaching biology for key stage 4 (Triple Science) with a focus on coordination and control. Start your Triple Science teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your biology classes.

homeostatis

Date: 24 May 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £40 / £60

Biology KS4 Triple – Hormonal Control

Explore background subject knowledge to help planning and teaching biology for key stage 4 (Triple Science) with a focus on coordination and control. Start your Triple Science teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your biology classes.

hormonal control

Date: 26 May 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £40 / £60

Biology KS4 Triple – The Kidney

Explore background subject knowledge to help planning and teaching biology for key stage 4 (Triple Science) with a focus on coordination and control. Start your Triple Science teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your biology classes.

kidney

Date: 8 June 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £40 / £60

SKE for Level 3 BTEC Applied Science Unit 1 – Biology

This course will help you to prepare for teaching Level 3 BTEC Applied Science (NQF) and will focus on the subject knowledge needed to teach the biology component of Unit 1 (Principles and Application of Science I) – Structure and Functions of Cells and Tissues.

kidney

Dates (2 sessions):

  • 1 July 2021
  • 6 July 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: £60 / £120

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.