CPD Courses

STEMworks offers popular teacher CPD of exceptional quality to help teachers better facilitate their pupils’ STEM learning 

If you are looking for inspiration, new teaching techniques, tips or guidance on curriculum changes we have a course for you.  Click on the links of our current courses to find out more.

Current Courses:

Mastering Years 3 & 4 Mathematics – October date fully booked – additional date Friday 9th March 2018 available

Who is the training for? Primary Teachers and Mathematics Subject Leaders who wish to explore the expectations for Years 3 & 4 Mathematics, improve their subject knowledge and explore engaging, practical and easy-to-use resources and approaches to learning. Ideal for teachers who are new to teaching Lower KS2 mathematics, experienced teachers keen to explore the… read more

Date: 11th October 2017Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

Primary Science Subject Leaders Update : Keeping Up-to-date with Science Curriculum Developments

This “not to be missed” day for all established subject leaders will keep you up-to-date with the latest from DfE, Ofsted, ASE and many other science education organisations. Throughout the day there will also be opportunities to improve science subject knowledge and try a host of practical ideas, discuss concerns and network with other primary… read more

Date: 18th October 2017Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

Mastering Years 5 & 6 Mathematics – only a few places remain

Who is the training for? Primary Teachers and Mathematics Subject Leaders who wish to explore the expectations for Years 5 & 6 Mathematics (2014 National Curriculum), improve their subject knowledge and explore engaging, practical and easy-to-use resources and approaches to learning. Ideal for teachers who are new to teaching Upper KS2 mathematics, experienced teachers keen… read more

Date: 3rd November 2017Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, GL51 0ST

Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract- Mastering Math through the effective use of manipulatives, bar model and other representations

Who is the training for? Primary and Secondary Teachers and Mathematics Subject Leaders who wish to explore the use of concrete resources and pictorial representations, in particular the Bar Model, Part-Part-Whole, Tens Frame and Place Value Counters, to develop pupils’ conceptual understanding to master mathematical concepts. This is an interactive, hands on course enabling delegates… read more

Date: 10th November 2017Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

Electricity for Primary Teachers Upper KS2

This course is for teachers of upper KS2 and primary science subject leaders. Aims and Objectives: Provide teachers with practical ideas and inspiration for teaching electricity Help teachers extend and deepen their subject expertise Help teachers meet the KS2 National Curriculum This half day course is built around a series of practical activities which link… read more

Date: 17th November 2017Location: Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Staverton, Cheltenham GL51 0ST

Getting the Magic 100 at Key Stage 2

Who is the training for? KS2 Primary Teachers, Mathematics Subject Leaders and Senior Leader who wish to raise standards at KS2 mathematics. This is an interactive, hands on course enabling delegates to evaluate the strategies shared during the day and also personalise the content to their particular context. During the day we will: • Analyse… read more

Date: 12th January 2018Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

FREE TT Electronics Funded: Electricity for KS2

STEMworks have been generously funded by TT Electronics to provide a half day CPD session free to schools in the Newport area.  This popular course is designed for teachers of upper KS2 and primary science subject leaders. Aims and Objectives: Provide teachers with practical ideas and inspiration for teaching electricity Help teachers extend and deepen… read more

Date: 25th January 2018Location: Coldra Court Hotel, Newport NP18 2LX

Knowing What They Know : Evidencing Attainment and Recording Progress in Primary Science

The practical nature of science, the requirement for ongoing assessment and a misunderstanding of what is meant by evidence mean teachers often worry about making inaccurate judgements and failing to track progress accurately. This full day course examines how to ensure assessment judgements are accurate, what evidence to use in making these judgements and how… read more

Date: 1st February 2018Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

Mindset and Mathematics

Who is the training for? Primary and Secondary Teachers and Mathematics Subject Leaders who wish to explore how developing ‘can do’ mathematical mindsets in all pupils and staff will improve the enjoyment and achievement in mathematics. This is an interactive, hands on course enabling delegates to evaluate the strategies shared during the day and also… read more

Date: 2nd February 2018Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

At Home With Numbers

Course Tutor:   Steve Lomax   Details to follow shortly.

Date: 23rd February 2018Location: Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Staverton, Cheltenham GL51 0ST

Mastering Misconceptions : Making Sure They Know It

Children have many misconceptions in their scientific understanding.  These misconceptions can prevent them from moving their learning forward and create barriers to grasping new concepts and building up their knowledge. This full day course identifies the most common misconceptions children have linked to the primary science curriculum. During the day we will cover background knowledge,… read more

Date: 1st March 2018Location: The Cheltenham Regency Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST
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