Secondary Science Curriculum Conference RH227 / B04

Start date
29 Jun 22
1 Day
Harlow College, Velizy Avenue, Harlow CM20 3LH View on Google Map


The conference will be an opportunity for Heads of Science, Biology/Chemistry/Physics Subject Leads, Key Stage 3/4 co-ordinators and SLT to reflect and evaluate the intent, implementation and impact of their science curriculum, through engaging with the most current research and best practice in science education.

The day will begin with keynote Jasper Green HMI, Ofsted Science Subject Lead, providing insight in to the latest evidence based research surrounding the science curriculum and the importance of progression in substantive and disciplinary knowledge. Delegates will then have a choice of various 1hr workshops to attend focusing on the implementation of their curriculum.  Finally the day will end with a chance for delegates to pose their questions to a panel focusing on the impact of the Science curriculum and assessment


9.30-10.30am keynote

10.30-10.50 Break and networking

10.50-11.50 workshop 1

11.55-12.55 workshop 2

1-1.40pm lunch

1.40-2.40 workshop 3

2.40-3.30pm Panel Q&A

*tbc subject to change

  • OCR assessment GCSE
  • OCR assessment of Practical skills at A' Level
  • AQA assessment GCSE - using literacy and disciplinary language
  • Embedding numeracy skills in to the Science curriculum
  • Effective retrieval strategies in the classroom
  • Embedding STEM careers and employability skills in to the Science curriculum
  • KS3 curriculum design
  • Implementation - how to ensure consistency of high quality teaching and learning across the department
  • Science teacher retention and well being - how to achieve department stability



Who is it for?

Science leadership inc. Heads of Science, Biology/Chemistry/Physics Subject Leads, Key Stage co-ordinators and Science line managers

Who is the course leader?


You will be able to:

  • discuss current good practice in secondary science
  •  network with colleagues from across your area
  •  reflect on ways to translate ideas to your school context and plan for action


Secondary Science Conference29 June 202209:00-15:30Harlow College

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£200.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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