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Primary Science Development Network Workshop - Session Three

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​​Following the Ofsted note that 'school leaders need to ensure that teachers have deep subject knowledge and to consider what curriculum design really involves in science' (Ofsted, 2019), expert staff within the Institute of Childhood and Education (ICE) at Leeds Trinity University have prepared a series of primary science development workshops aimed at supporting and developing effective teachers of primary science across the region.

What's happening?

The upcoming workshop sessions will focus on key elements of primary science to develop pedagogy and practise. Each session will be led by experienced primary science specialists and activities will vary in age phases and experience for the range of teachers in attendance. 

This session (Wednesday 10 June) is the final half-day CPD sessions for primary teachers across all key stages are open to all teachers of science including science coordinators. You can see full details below, including links to the other sessions.


Wednesday 6 November 2019​

Session A: Working scientifically and scientific enquiry
Session B: Chemistry focus

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Session A: Assessment and progress in primary science
Session B: Biology focus (supporting summer term teaching)

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Session A: Developing talking and writing in science
Session B: Physics focus


  • 1.00pm arrival (1.30pm start)
  • 1.30-2.45pm – Session A (Understanding best teaching approaches in primary science)
  • 2.45-3.00pm – Break
  • 3.00-4.00pm – Session B (practical and subject knowledge development)
Refreshments will be provided.



Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD


The workshops are available at a cost of £100 for all three.

How to book?

Please click here to book via the online store.

Further information

For further details about the events or for any queries, please email Dr Leigh Hoath.