Working Scientifically Skills – I can ask questions and plan enquiries (part 1 of 5)

This course is part of the Key Training series
Thursday 17th October 2019
4.15pm – 5.45pm
Venue: PDC, Room 101

The training will address the following:

  • How to teach the skill of using scientific experiences to raise different kinds of questions
  • How to use questions to plan different enquiries to answer scientific questions
  • How to develop independence in making decisions about which enquiry to use throughout KS2
  • Understanding the difference between comparative tests for KS1 and fair tests for KS2
  • How to plan purposeful engaging enquiries for different curriculum areas

The benefits of attending this training are:

  • A deeper understanding of these working scientifically skills
  • Knowledge of purposeful activities which allow pupils to effectively learn these skills
  • A better understanding of the characteristics of the 5 enquiry types
  • Knowledge of resources which support this learning

This course is suitable for:

  • Science leads (in particular new leads), any teacher in KS1 or 2
  • The course operates as a stand-alone for focussing on these key skills or as a part of the series of 5

You will be provided with:

  • An electronic copy of the training materials
  • Any relevant supporting materials

Cost of course:

£60.00 (THEP Schools) per delegate (NB: Discount for buying all 5 parts of the course)

£110.00 (Non-THEP Schools) per delegate


To reserve a place please book online using the ‘Services for Schools’ website

Course organised by Julia Weston

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