Secondary Science | Chemistry

Secondary Science Chemistry 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

Chemistry for Technicians

This course is ideal for technicians supporting chemistry practical work, the course will run through some common tricky chemistry practicals and topics. We will explore how to prepare key chemistry practicals, where to source the materials, disposal and health and safety and top tips on making them work in the classroom. We will also have a chance to look at demonstrations, chemical storage and keeping your chemicals safe. There will also be a range of new and novel practicals to supplement the schools SOW. The day will be split into several online sessions.

Date: 12 October 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
9am-3pm
Cost: £120 / £240

Chemistry KS3 – What is chemical change

Develop subject knowledge to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 3. Aimed specifically at non-specialists, you will gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach your chemistry classes effectively. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 18 October 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
10am-11am
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS3 – Acids, alkalis and bases

Develop subject knowledge to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 3. Aimed specifically at non-specialists, you will gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach your chemistry classes effectively. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 21 October 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
2.30pm-3.30pm
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS3 – Reactivity of metals

Develop subject knowledge to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 3. Aimed specifically at non-specialists, you will gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach your chemistry classes effectively. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
9am-10am
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 – Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 4 . Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Periodic table

Date: 5 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
10am-11am
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 – Structure and Bonding

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 4 . Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Periodic table

Date: 8 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
1pm-2pm
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 – Rates of Reaction

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching chemistry for key stage 4 . Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 16 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
10am-11am
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 Triple – Energy Changes

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching Chemistry for Key Stage 4 (triple science). Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 18 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
1.30pm-2.30pm
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 Triple – Equilibria and reversible reactions

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching Chemistry for Key Stage 4 (triple science). Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 22 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
11am-12pm
Cost: £40 / £80

Chemistry KS4 Triple – Electrolysis

Develop the background subject knowledge required to help planning and teaching Chemistry for Key Stage 4 (triple science). Gain the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your GCSE chemistry classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.

Date: 23 November 2021

Venue: Online
Time:
3pm-4pm
Cost: £40 / £80

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.