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Raising Attainment in Science

Learn how to use "hypothesis, test and conclusion" to help pupils work scientifically across the curriculum. This one-day primary science CPD course introduces you to a range of practical investigations and activities to use in your school. Discover how to teach outstanding primary science in a vibrant, interactive way, which promotes enquiry and learning at greater depth.

  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
  • Curriculum-focused
  • Interactive and informative
  • Promotes enquiry and learning at greater depth
Explore course dates and locations
1 day
£265 + VAT
9:15 - 15.30

About this course

Raise standards in science by using creative, practical and achievable ways to inspire primary scientists. This dynamic CPD course promotes high quality teaching and learning in this core curriculum area.

Take part in dozens of ideas, games and approaches devised to enhance your children’s natural curiosity about the world around them.

  • Raise standards in science by using creative and achievable ways to encourage children to work scientifically
  • Develop effective strategies to manage practical enquiry within the primary classroom
  • Explore progression within scientific enquiry and deepen your understanding of the ‘Working Scientifically’ programme of study
  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of scientific vocabulary and concepts
  • Learn about the importance of making meaningful cross-curricular links through a powerful hook, exploring prior experience, understanding context and having a clear purpose for scientific investigation
  • Explore the power of talk and higher order thinking skills as a means to develop curiosity and support learning at greater depth
  • Learn where to go for ideas, information and resources to develop teachers’ confidence with the teaching of primary science

You will leave feeling confident in your ability to develop pupils’ curiosity and scientific vocabulary through engaging starting points, effective questioning and talk-led, active approaches.


  • Science Leaders
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2)

What teachers say

“This course provided a great insight into how science can be more practical and hands on. Great ideas that will certainly stir curiosity!”
John Everard, Science Co-ordinator, Shaftesbury Primary School, London

“This training has given me inspiration for ideas to take back to school. I now feel more confident in what I need to do as a science co-ordinator!”
Lauren Beswick, Science Co-ordinator, Oakdene Primary School, Billingham

“Fantastic, well led and engaging for all staff from Reception - Year 6. We will be taking up these ideas next week."
Danielle Austin, Assistant Headteacher, Heath Hayes Academy, Cannock

“A very inspiring course! I am leaving with clear guidance and strategies on how to improve science throughout my school."
Madison Theobald, Science Co-ordinator, Westmere Primary School

“An outstanding course. Excellent trainer, materials and training. I learnt so much and can't wait to get started implementing in school.”
Dawn Preece, Science Co-ordinator, Briscoe Lane Academy

Further information

COVID-19 update:

Please note all of our CPD courses are going ahead. Where possible, these will take place at the venue(s) below. However, we may deliver the training via live webinar instead, giving  teachers and leaders the ability to interact with the trainer and course without the need to attend the venue.  Even better, if we live-stream your course, a recording of the course will be available for you to view for one month after the course date, meaning you can enjoy the course anywhere, any time, even if your plans change at short notice. 


At TT Education we aim to provide you with the outstanding training experience you deserve, from the fantastic resources you receive to the beautiful venues we hold our training in. For this reason we choose only the best venues, with lunch and refreshments included.

Please note that the exact venues used in each town or city are subject to change. We will send a Welcome Email approximately 7 days before the date of the course, confirming the venue. 

24 April 2020
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
    11 May 2020
    TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
      13 May 2020
      Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
        21 May 2020
        Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
          24 June 2020
          Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
            13 July 2020
            Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
              15 July 2020
              The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                15 September 2020
                Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
                  22 September 2020
                  Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                    30 September 2020
                    Sprowston Manor, Wroxham Road, NORWICH, NR7 8RP
                      13 November 2020
                      Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                        13 November 2020
                        Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
                          09 December 2020
                          The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                            11 December 2020
                            Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS

                              This course as an INSET Day

                              Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                              Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                              Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                              Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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