Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Primary Courses

Summer Term

All these courses are being run remotely and are made up of live facilitator-led sessions and gap tasks.

Prices vary for each course for maintained schools and academies and independent schools.

Course Start Date Booking Link
Effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science 17th May 3:30pm Link
Working scientifically in primary science 18th May 3:30pm Link
Leading primary science 14th June 3:30pm Link

Effective transition between year 6 and year 7 in science

Sessions:  Monday 17th May 3:30-5:30pm & Tuesday 25th May 3:30-5:30pm

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.

Working scientifically in primary science

Sessions: Tuesday 18th May 3:30-5:00pm & Thursday 27th May 3:30-5:00pm

This course will provide an overview of what working scientifically means, considering the 5 enquiry types and skills within science. Develop your confidence in identifying enquiry types. Also identify which skills are used in practical science and how they can be developed within your class and school. You will explore ways of ensuring that practical science provides coverage and progression for the children that you teach.

Leading primary science

On returning to school pupils may have missed some core learning which will require the long-term curriculum map to be adjusted in the short-term. This course supports subject leaders to clearly define the curriculum across the school and enable them to effectively support teachers, implementing it successfully in the classroom

Sessions: Monday 14th June 3:30-5:30pm, Wednesday 16th June 1:30-2:30pm & Thursday 24th June 3:30-5:30pm