KS3 Science: Making Key Stage 3 Science work

Course summary

The foundations of good student progress from 11-16 need to be laid in Key Stage 3, through the national curriculum and programmes of study. This course is aimed at teachers and leaders in science who are keen to explore ways of making KS3 Science work better, whether or not you're using AQA's KS3 Science Syllabus, which covers the PoS. You will examine how to plan effective provision at KS 3 using the key ideas in content and enquiry skills that form the backbone of the new GCSE science courses.

Location Date Time Fee Status
London 23 January 2018 10:15-15:45 £260 Available Add to basketBook
Manchester 1 February 2018 10:15-15:45 £260 Available Add to basketBook
Birmingham 6 February 2018 10:15-15:45 £260 Available Add to basketBook
Bristol 8 February 2018 10:15-15:45 £260 Available Add to basketBook

Course reference

KS3SCIU4uu – use this in communications with us.

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Course description

This course will teach you how to:

  • Support progress tracking and planning teaching with the innovative new AQA Key Stage 3 Science Syllabus.
  • Propose how to apply the concept of mastery to key ideas and skills, preparing students for the challenge of the new GCSE Science courses.
  • Give implementation strategies to use the syllabus effectively in identifying areas for student focus, no matter what resources you are currently using.
  • Provide strategies and ready to use classroom resources to share with colleagues.

Ed Walsh is an author, CPD provider, curriculum developer and school improvement officer. A teacher for 20 years and team leader for 12 of those, he writes and edits teaching resources for Key Stages 2, 3 & 4, runs CPD events throughout the country on improving student outcomes and is involved with the development of examination courses.

Suitable for

Heads of Science, Heads of KS3 Science ,experienced and recently qualified teachers?.

Contact us

Tel: 0161 696 5994

events@aqa.org.uk

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