Two-Day Staff Training Blocks

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Day 1 Science Coordinator Training (Full day)

  • Understanding the new curriculum
  • Assessment in science using the Science Assessment Board© – a detailed understanding of the progression in all skills year group expectations. Recording and reporting
  • Mapping the curriculum to ensure all pupils are ‘secondary ready’
  • Ready-made schemes of work – understanding ‘dual objective planning’ and delivery
  • Book scrutiny – knowing the starting point, followed by action planning
  • Leading the process

Followed by…

An Introduction to the Science Curriculum and Assessment (Staff Twilight)

  • Outstanding practice in science assessment
  • An introduction to the Science Assessment Board© and secondary expectations
  • ‘Explaining Science’ – understanding progression and year group expectations (includes a standardisation exercise)
  • Finding the threads through the new curriculum and ‘dual objective planning’

Day 2 In-Class Staff Development Training (Full Day) – bespoke to include elements of:

  • Collaborative planning – individual or paired planning of lessons supported by the consultant
  • Demonstration lessons by the consultant – observed by individual/pairs of teachers, followed by a short evaluation discussion
  • Collaborative teaching with the consultant, followed by a short evaluation discussion
  • Book scrutiny with teachers to standardise assessment and develop ways forward

Followed by…

Assessing ‘Working Scientifically’ (Staff Twilight)

  • ‘Developing Experiments’ using the Science Assessment Board©
  • Using and creating ‘dual objective’ lessons
  • Ready-made scheme of work *

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