Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Free Events for Secondary Teachers

We have several free events coming up in the spring term - all have limited places so please book early to secure your place

OFQUAL-Lessons learnt from the new GCSE Science exams

Sarah Old, Senior Manager for the Standards at OFQUAL will talk about what has been learnt from the first sittings and the ongoing developments with respect to the Science GCSE qualifications

Date Time Venue Booking Link
Thursday 28th March 2019 1:30pm-3:30pm The Keyworth Centre, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln LN6 0EP Book before 21st March

Awarding GCSE Sciences in 2018 and beyond

Julian Clarke, Head of Science at AQA will discuss:

  • How GCSE grades are awarded
  • Tiering and how it is equated
  • Explore key areas such as maths in science, AO2 and the development and assessment of practical skills at GCSE

Come along and discuss the implications for you and your school

Date Time Venue Booking Link
Wednesday 27th February 2019 1:30pm-3.45pm Priory Ruskin Academy, Rushcliffe Road, Grantham NG31 8ED Book before 15th Feb

Improving Engagement with Good Practice Science Conference-a collaboration between the Royal Society of Chemistry and STEM Learning

This conference will enable delegates to engage with the recent Gatsby publication on Good Practice Science.  The author of this report, Professor Sir John Holman, will lead the afternoon with a keynote address about the research and recommendations.

Delegates will have the opportunity to reflect on the recommendations of the report, discuss issues with a panel of experts, consider the implications and go away with ideas to enhance practical work in their own settings.

Date Time Venue Booking Link
Thursday 21st March 2019 12.45pm-4:30pm The Duston School, Berrywood Road, Duston, Northampton NN5 6XA Book before 7th March