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Challenging the more able learner in science at KS3 and 4
One-day course for secondary science teachers
Date: 19 March 2020
Location: Horticulture House, Manor Court, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0RN
This one-day course is designed to give classroom teachers practical ways to create a learning environment of high challenge and high aspiration. Throughout the day, delegates will explore a range of practical strategies to develop the role of higher-order thinking skills, extended writing and the use of practical activities.Book now
Led by NACE Associate Ed Walsh, this course is aimed at secondary science teachers and heads of department who are keen to ensure more able learners are adequately challenged throughout KS3 and 4. Delegates will explore key concepts, skills and practical strategies to inform department-wide provision, as well as recent developments in GCSE courses; approaches to develop higher-order thinking skills; the role of literacy, numeracy and practical work; and effective uses of questioning, assessment and feedback.
Role of key ideas
Higher-order thinking skills
Role of practical work
Role of literacy and numeracy
Assessment and feedback
Action planning and next steps
What our delegates say
Superb day filled with practical ideas and resources to challenge our pupils. Surpassed any other CPD that I have attended over the year.
Senior School Improvement Leader, Southend High School for Boys
Such a fantastic day, so many ideas to take away. The challenge now is to find time to implement them all in the timetable.
Deputy Head, Brookham School
A great course that has really inspired me [...] ideas that should improve outcomes and aspirations for our students.
Assistant Headteacher, Sarah Bonnell School