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Dawn Mccann

  • SLP accredited facilitator
  • Local TAPS Champion
  • KS2, Science lead at Hillside Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Dawn says: ‘Science is important because it helps us all to answer questions about the world around us.’

Dawn’s Top Tip for teachers: https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk

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Janine Carpenter

  • PSTT fellow
  • KS2 & KS1, Science lead at Ellison Primary School, Wolstanton
  • Janine says: ‘Science is essential as it provokes curiosity and wonder.’

Janine’s Top Tip for teachers: See through Science, Alex Farrer &. Paul Tyler

 

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Karen Carney

  • SLP accredited facilitator
  • Local TDTS Champion
  • KS2, Science lead at Sandford Hill Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Karen says: ‘Good science teaching helps children to develop their own ideas through thoughtful activities.’

Karen’s Top Tip for teachers: A Creative Approach to Teaching Science. Nicky Waller

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Amanda Mikalauskas

  • Local TDTS Champion
  • KS2, Science lead at Stoke Minster Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Amanda says: ‘Science develops life skills and attitudes for the future. A shift in how we look at things can lead to new inventions and advancements’

Amanda’s Top Tip for teachers: The Art of Creative Thinking, John Adair

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Tina Whittaker

  • SLP accredited facilitator
  • National PSQM Regional Hub Leader
  • Professional Development Champion UoM
  • Tina says: All children deserve a good science learning experience to inspire and underpin life chances and broader choices.’

Tina’s TopTip for teachers: Concept Cartoons, Millgate House

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Karen Peters

  • PSTT fellow
  • Ogden Trust Stoke North Partnership lead
  • Headteacher at Moorpark Junior School, Stoke-on-Trent. CEO of The New Guild Trust, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Karen says: Primary Science : Every child’s right to the richest learning gateway of awe and wonder of this world and beyond. True mental wealth J

Karen’s Top Tip for teachers: https://pstt.org.uk/

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Rachel Griffiths

  • Local TDTS Champion
  • KS2, Science leader at Ash Green Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Rachel says: ‘There are no wrong answers, science builds upon what you know and deepens understanding.’

Rachel’s Top Tip for teachers: Bright Ideas Time, PSTT

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Louise Whitehall

  • Network leader – Core 4
  • Local TAPS champion
  • KS1, Science leader at Saint Nathaniels Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Louise says: ‘ Teacher talk to catch up, update and share is invaluable and needs to be regular’

Louise’s Top Tip for teachers: https://www.reachoutcpd.com

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Becky Price

  • Local TAPS Champion
  • SLP Facilitator
  • PSQM hub-leader
  • KS2, Science lead at The Willows Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Becky says: ‘science gives permission to be wrong and so make discoveries.’

Becky’s Top Tip for teachers: https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk

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Melissa Loughran

  • Local TAPS Champion
  • SLP Facilitator
  • UoM Teacher Champion
  • KS2 & 3, Science lead at St Edwards CE Academy, Leek
  • Melissa says: ‘I love teaching and loving about the universe and its inhabitants.’

Melissa’s Top Tip for teachers: Smart Pickings, Lynne Bianchi

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Ashley Jones

  • Local TAPS Champion
  • KS2, & Science lead at Milton Primary Academy, Stoke on Trent
  • Ash says: ‘science stimulates talk and meaningful group discussions.’

Ash’s Top Tip for teachers: https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk

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Emily Royal

  • Science Capital Research Participant
  • SLP Facilitator
  • Ogden Trust Fellow
  • KS1,Science lead at St Maria Goretti Catholic Academy, Stoke on Trent
  • Emily says: ‘Science is for all and it is important to help families engage in valuing science’

Emily’s Top Tip for teachers: It’s not fair or is it? Millgate House

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Tracy Moller

  • Local Big Book Champion
  • SLP Facilitator
  • Local Network champion (South)
  • KS1, Science lead at Newford Academy, Stoke on Trent
  • Tracy says: ‘science is inclusive and never dull! The potential of new discoveries provide us with a sense of hope.’

Tracy’s Top Tip for teachers: https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk

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Andie Hughes

  • SLP Facilitator
  • PSQM hub-leader
  • KS1, Science lead at Heron Cross Primary School, Stoke on Trent
  • Andie says: ‘the natural world enables time to stop, look, listen and think. Learning outdoors and about the outdoors is essential for our children.’

Andie’s Top Tip for teachers: Vitamin N, Richard Louv and 30 days Wild at The Wildlife Trust

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Luci Kendrick

  • SLE
  • KS2, Science lead at Belgrave St Bartholomew’s Academy, Stoke on Trent
  • Luci says: ‘science provides the bridge between English and Maths because of its real world application of both.’

Luci’s Tip for teachers: Sticky labels! Always use to allocate roles for effective group work

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Jane Antrobus

  • SLP Facilitator
  • Ogden Trust Fellow
  • KS2, Science lead at St Gregory’s Catholic Academy, Longton, Stoke on Trent
  • Jane says: ‘Science understanding is key to successful STEM’

Jane’s Tip for teachers: ASE PLAN resources and register to STEM online for regular updates

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Gill Shaw

Local TAPS Champion

  • KS2, Science Lead at Packmoor Primary School, Stoke-on -Trent
  • Gill says: I have been teaching science a long time and it still excites me.

Gill’s top Tip for teachers: The Ogden Trust physics resources are great-go on line and investigate

https://www.ogdentrust.com/resources-cpd/resources

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Adam Lowell

Burnwood Primary School

  • Subject leader KS2
  • Top tip- All things through the Ogden trust.
  • Adam says “Science is constantly evolving, and it’s being part of that journey which can really excite children.

A recent science Ofsted Deep Dive leaves Adam keen to share and support other schools.

https://www.ogdentrust.com/resources-cpd/resources