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Maximising Progress in Science Through Assessment for Learning

Practical formative assessment tools that can have a dramatic impact in the science classroom

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Outstanding Learning and Progress in Science.


Suitable for: Science teachers and heads of department in UK secondary schools and FE colleges keen to enhance progress by embedding AfL into the curriculum.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7647WW

The effective use of formative assessment is an area often cited in science as one requiring improvement. This course examines strategies for using AfL to ensure that while progress is maximised, students are engaged and motivated and involved in celebrating their own achievements. It is suitable for anyone involved in teaching science.

  • Using baseline data in KS3
  • The positive impact of AfL in your science department
  • Embedding assessment into your schemes of work, lesson planning and marking
  • Developing clear learning outcomes and setting effective targets
  • Providing effective feedback to motivate and raise achievement
  • The importance of peer assessment and self-assessment
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