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British Science Week

10th March 2017:

We’re kicking off Science Week with a bang! Our Primary and Secondary giveaways open today! Enter the relevant competition below to be in with a chance of winning fantastic prizes!

Primary:

● Download free Snap Science resources on the theme of change:
○ Foundation
○ Year 1
○ Year 2
○ Year 3
○ Year 4
○ Year 5
○ Year 6

● Get involved on social media @CollinsPrimary


Secondary:

● Ed Walsh, series editor of our GCSE (9-1) resources and author of our new AQA Key Stage 3 series, discusses how the new GCSE specification affects teaching at Key Stage 3. Visit the blog

13th March 2017

Primary:

● What have you got planned for Science Week? - A new blog post written by Jane Turner, Snap Science series editor and National Director of the Primary Science Quality Mark award scheme. Read now on the blog!

● Get involved on social media @CollinsPrimary


Secondary:

● Download our free British Science Week resources on the theme of change

○ AQA Key Stage 3 Science Student Book 2
○ AQA GCSE 9-1 Biology
○ AQA GCSE 9-1 Biology for Combined Science: Trilogy
○ AQA GCSE Life and Environmental Sciences for Combined Science Synergy 9-1
○ OCR Gateway GCSE 9-1 Biology
○ OCR Gateway GCSE 9-1 Biology for Combined Science

14th March 2017

Primary:

● Visit our YouTube channel to hear why Hertingfordbury Cowper Primary School would recommend Snap Science

● Get involved on social media @CollinsPrimary


Secondary:

● Ed Walsh takes over @FreedomtoTeach from 7-8pm to discuss the GCSE (9-1) specification. Join in by including @FreedomtoTeach and don’t forget to use the hashtag #CollinsBSW17 too! Ed will be covering the following questions:

Q1. What are the main challenges that you've encountered?

Q2. How are you tracking students' progress?

Q3. What's the most effective provision for students forecast for grades 1 to 3, and for grades 8 to 9?

Q4. What are you enjoying most about teaching the new specification?

Q5. What are the challenges and opportunities for organising science as a five year (11-16) course?

15th March 2017

Don’t miss out on our exciting giveaways! You have until midnight on Sunday 19th to enter. The winners will be announced on Monday 20th March.

Primary:

● Did you know that we have a wide selection of science books within our Collins Big Cat range? Find out more here

● Learn more about Snap Science resources here

● Get involved on social media @CollinsPrimary


Secondary:

● AQA Key Stage 3 Science Student Book 1 publishes today! Take a closer look at the series here

16th March 2017

Primary:

● Snap Science author, Bryony Turford, takes over @CollinsPrimary tonight 7-8pm. Join in by including @CollinsPrimary in your tweets and don’t forget to use #CollinsBSW17 too! Bryony will be covering the following questions

Q1: Which part of primary Science do you enjoy teaching the most and why?

Q2: How are you currently assessing children’s conceptual understanding in primary science? Is it working for you?

Q3: The theme for #BSW17 is change. If there was one thing you could change about primary science, what would it be?

Q4: What happens after Science Week? How do you maintain the momentum and enthusiasm?


Secondary

● Request a free AQA Key Stage 3 Science evaluation pack today here!

17th March 2017

Primary:

● Did you miss our Twitter chat last night? Click here to see what was discussed!

● What happens after Science Week? - Another blog post written by Jane Turner, Snap Science series editor and National Director of the Primary Science Quality Mark award scheme. Read now on the blog!.


Secondary

● Don’t miss out on saving 25% on our Secondary Science resources! Quote CBSW17 at the checkout. Offer excludes Revision and Collins Connect resources. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

19th March 2017

We hope you have enjoyed Science Week as much as we have! Look out for our roundup of British Science Week highlights, coming soon on the blog.