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Secondary Heads of Science Development Group Meeting-11 th July 01 E A S T R I D I N G O F Y O R K S H I R E C O U N C I L School Improvement Service.

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1 Secondary Heads of Science Development Group Meeting-11 th July 01 E A S T R I D I N G O F Y O R K S H I R E C O U N C I L School Improvement Service

2 Agenda Updates and the year ahead-JS Case at KS3 update-AB Coffee Lets think –CASE at KS1 AB Future Meetings-JS 4.00pm Finish

3 ASE Northern conference 1 Join and support the ASE –Centenary year Innovation and good traditions! Texts & Journals-support teaching and learning of Science Innovation from research and teachers INSET- CPD/ Sci Consortium/Conferences Website Member support services

4 ASE Northern conference 2 Personal Competences- working towards addressing the KS3 transforming learning strategy SHU Cognitive mapping-The Learners Cooperative ltd Keele University Teaching the Dynamic Earth

5 Science year/Science week 2002 Target-every school in East Riding to participate Conference in the East Riding School based activities Exhibitions/Theatre groups/Workshops Science Clubs started-BAYS sponsored University of Hull-Sci-X Industry days Lots more hopefully!

6 Specialist schools- a massive expansion We are announcing 33 Technology Colleges, 18 Language Colleges, 16 Sports Colleges and 12 Arts Colleges, including 41 schools in Excellence in Cities areas. This expansion in the increase in the number of Specialist Schools emphasises our commitment to deliver a first rate secondary school system. Estelle Morris Education and Skills Secretary 21 June

7 Specialist schools- lots more to come As spending on education continues to rise, the Specialist Schools target of 1,500 Specialist Schools by 2006 can now be seen as an interim goal and not a ceiling Estelle Morris Education and Skills Secretary 21 June

8 Feeding back the SATS results General impressions? Any trends? Faxback the outline science results request

9 Key Stage 3 Strategy Notes from last session-handout Cross curricular approach to Literacy and Numeracy at KS3-phase1 schools How can we best support these strategies through science? WISHRAZ Literacy week-16 th -20 th JULY 01

10 Websites and links: SciShop is an online resource area to support teachers and students in KS3 Science. The resources are drawn from a number of locations : the Internet, ASE Books and Images, and contributions from members of the ASE. SciShop is intended to help teachers and students to locate suitable resources which are related to specific learning objectives of the KS3 National Curriculumwww.scishop.org/

11 GCSE/vGCSE/ Post 16 issues Support for GCSE teaching and learning? Vocational GCSEs-use and information? Post 16 concerns-the way forward?

12 Reminders Fax back SATS results please Post or Fax Science Department Survey back to John Seaman Next Development Group Meeting- Monday 1st October 01 Paradigm CASE workshop training 11th Oct- Cottingham Golf Club - All day


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