Assessing Scientific Understanding


This course provides a range of techniques that can be used to find our about children’s current understanding of a topic. The ideas can be used at the start or towards the end of a unit of work in order to identify pupils’ misconceptions enabling the adaptation of planning to meet their needs.


Participants will:

  • become familiar with a range of strategies for assessing children's understanding
  • be able to identify common misconceptions
  • be able to plan for the next steps in children's learning.
    • Course cost:  £350 + travel costs if outside London

      Duration: 3 hours

      The course is appropriate for primary teachers in Key Stages 1 and 2, science co-ordinators and teaching assistants.

      To book this course please use the Contact Us page, giving the name of the course and your preferred dates.

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