GCSE Science Seminars

Collins and Ed Walsh are delighted to invite you to attend our free seminars on GCSE (9-1) Science: Preparing for Practicals, taking place in Hertfordshire on the 4th July and Warwick on the 7th July.

Led by GCSE Science series editor Ed Walsh, these half day sessions will explore the implications of the new arrangements for developing and assessing enquiry skills in GCSE Science, offering valuable insight and advice on planning and delivering lessons, as well as hands-on practical examples that will help prepare students for the final exams.

What will you learn?

The half day sessions will cover:

The role that practical activities play in the new science specifications at GCSE.

The impact of the new assessment objectives

Typical investigations that might be used in a GCSE course and explore how it can be used to deliver the required Working Scientifically skills

The types of questions that students might be set based on practical activities

How students can prepare for these effectively

Who should attend?

These seminars are suitable for GCSE science teachers, Heads of Science and KS4 Coordinators.

When and where?

Monday 4th July, 1-4pm, Science and Learning Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Thursday 7th July, 1-4pm, University of Warwick, Coventry.

About the course leader

Ed Walsh is a CPD provider, author, editor and curriculum developer. A teacher for 20 years and team leader for 12 of those, he has since worked as Science Adviser in Cornwall, Senior Adviser for the National Strategies and a Regional Science Adviser for AQA.