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Improving Secondary Science – Day 3

28 April @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This programme, provided jointly by West Somerset Research School and the Science Learning Partnership at SPTS, provides an in-depth exploration of the seven accessible recommendations made in the EEF’s Improving Secondary Science Guidance Report, published in 2018.

Each session helps practitioners understand and use the recommendations in effective ways to improve attainment in science and science teaching.

Why take part in this programme?

  • To make evidence –based decisions about improving secondary science pedagogy
  • To gain strategies and resources to support pupils, particularly those who struggle with science
  • Receive practical tools and processes for self-review
  • Understand how to implement the approaches and give them the best chance for success

Who might find this programme useful?

  • Heads of Science Departments
  • Science Curriculum Leaders
  • Secondary Science Teachers

Where and When?

  • Crispin School, Street – Thursday 23rd January 2020
  • Chilton Trinity School, Bridgwater – Friday 6th March 2020
  • Fiveways School, Yeovil – Tuesday 28th April 2020


  • £295 (for 3 sessions)
  • £95 for a second delegate from the same school or trust

Agenda – Day 3

Translating Evidence to the classroom – Preconceptions, Modelling and Practical

  • Understanding why preconceptions and misconceptions are important, how to identify them and what to do about them
  • Using practical activities purposefully in lessons
  • Using models to develop understanding and explicitly critiquing models to develop understanding.

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28 April
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Fiveways School
Victoria Rd
Yeovil, BA21 5AZ United Kingdom
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