Category Archives: Primary focus Science

Primary science related activities

Primary Science Co-ordinators Meeting 12/03/13

Many thanks again to those of you who joined me for this meeting. As promised, please find attached the presentation and resources used. The presentation has been tweaked according to the way in which we carried out the activities Primary Science Coordinators Day … Continue reading

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Primary Science Co-ordinators Network Meeting

It was great to see so many of you at the Science Co-ordinators meeting last week and thank you for your contributions. As promised please find links to the resources used during the meeting. Successful science Primary Co-ordinators Meeting 13th Nov … Continue reading

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New to Yr 2 Science Resources

Many thanks to all of you who made last weeks ‘New to Year 2’ training so enjoyable and informative. As promised, I have uploaded the resources we used during the Science session and I am also in the process of producing … Continue reading

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Do you have any games you play regularly?

I’ve been spending a lot of time playing games in schools recently (which seems like a good way to make a living) and wondered if anyone had any games they played a lot to help children with their learning.  If … Continue reading

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Reception NQTs share ideas in Keighley

Reception NQTs have been inspired in Keighley today with excellent training from a variety of Learning and Curriculum team consultants.  The day began with focused science tasks with Claire Holt using ice, margarine, food colouring, Lego people and much more. … Continue reading

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Lilycroft’s egg watch

Curriculum ICT are working with the staff at Lilycroft Primary on a really exciting new project. They have an incubator and are hoping for some chicks to hatch in the next week or two. Nothing too unusual in that you … Continue reading

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ASE Free Regional CPD – March 21st Bradford College

Join the West Yorkshire ASE group for ‘Inspiring primary science enquiry’ with Brenda Keogh and Stuart Naylor. 6:30 – 8:00pm, Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at Bradford College. Are you looking for new ideas to enhance primary science enquiry in your classroom? … Continue reading

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Using films to teach Science

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The art of ‘noticing’

I have been practising the art of ‘noticing’.  What’s that all about then?  Essentially it is taking time in your day to actively ‘notice’ things and write them down in a journal.  It’s a great technique as it is very quick, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Astrazeneca science teaching trust

This site is for Foundation, Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 science teachers and science subject leaders. Funded by the AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust, the site reports on exciting developments, provides excellent resources for Continuing Professional Development and offers a … Continue reading

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