PSQM in Wales – Bursaries available
PSQM is delivered to schools in Wales by our expert PSQM hub leaders in both Welsh and English. PSQM' s approach to professional learning reflects the Welsh National Approach to Professional Learning, enabling individual development within the school context, building collaborative learning communities and recognising success.
Recognising the long-term and sustainable impact of PSQM and its use as a tool to help schools implement the new Welsh curriculum, the Wellcome Trust has provided PSQM with legacy funding to support primary science teaching in Wales.
This funding has enabled PSQM to provide 60 bursaries of £500 for Welsh primary schools to take part in PSQM, reducing the overall cost to schools from £850 to £350. Schools can choose to start PSQM in either autumn 2021 or spring 2022. The deadline for schools to register for these bursaries is 30th June 2021, but the number or bursaries available is strictly limited so we would advise you to register as soon as possible.
To receive more information or to register your interest, please email PSQM@herts.ac.uk or complete our online form.
Put students at the centre of the action with Energy Quest!
Get in touch to book a workshop!
We’re calling on all students aged 11 to 14 to help us save the day. In this new workshop, they’ll embed learning about energy sources and energy transfer as they put themselves in the shoes of engineers to design a solution to power a mobile phone.
This free 2-hour Energy Quest workshop, funded by Shell, is a great way to revisit core curriculum content and bring relatable role-models into the classroom.
Would you like a trained facilitator to run a remote session with your students? We’re booking workshops for the summer term and beyond – get in touch today to reserve your spot!
The Magic of Maths in Numeracy: webinar for Teachers and STEM Ambassadors
Wednesday 7 July 4 - 5pm. Online
STEM Ambassador Alan Jackson introduces a series of fun activities in Maths for primary and secondary pupils.
Alan Jackson’s session makes use of Numbers 1 – 10 demonstrating curricular links to ‘What Matters in Mathematics and Numeracy’.
Covering areas of the new Curriculum for Wales but applicable to all teachers and Ambassadors. The session can be adapted for upper Primary and yr7 - 8 Secondary pupils
- The Numbers system
- Algebra to represent mathematical relationships
- Statistics in everyday use
- Geometry and mathematical relationships
Alan worked with the Welsh Government as a Statistician. As a member of the Magic Circle Alan has used Maths in his shows as a Magician.
ASE Cymru - Chemistry in the Curriculum for Wales
Monday 20 September 4.30 - 5.30pm. Online
This session will explore the Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemistry in Curriculum for Wales: curriculum planning support (progression step 4), including how to best use it. We will look at how different progression statements are linked and how chemistry skills and knowledge can be taught in a local, relevant context. There will be an opportunity to discuss and share possible contexts with other teachers.
This session is best suited to science teachers who are seeking ideas and support with how to include chemistry in their new curriculum.
Details and booking here.
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See Science is committed to supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) delivery across the whole of Wales to all schools, FE colleges HE Institutions and community groups.
We offer a range of products and services that support the teaching and learning of STEM subjects in Wales within a real world context.
Workshops and Projects
See Science offer a variety of bilingual STEM workshops and CPD for schools and businesses which can be tailored to suit your individual needs – read more here.
STEM Ambassador Hub Wales
See Science coordinate the STEM Ambassador Hub in Wales to help inspire young people about STEM.
We keep schools in Wales informed about high-quality activities that they can access to enrich and enhance the STEM curriculum and enable them to use a range of STEM Ambassadors, so that teachers can incorporate into their teaching exemplary links to the world of work.
Participating in the STEM Ambassador programme is easier than ever via the STEM Ambassador website, designed to put you in control of your STEM Ambassador experience.
How do I use the website to engage with STEM Ambassadors?
You can register and request a STEM Ambassador through the website whenever you want and wherever you are.
STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of them in life and careers.
Registering and requesting a STEM Ambassador via the website is quick and easy. You can access the website on your smartphone, tablet or PC whenever it's convenient.
CREST is Britain’s largest national award scheme for project work in the STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. CREST brings science to life by offering young people aged 11-19 opportunities to explore real world projects in an exciting and innovative way.
See Science is the Regional CREST Support Organisation (RCSO) Wales. We provide expert guidance throughout the CREST Awards scheme.
Read more about See Science and CREST here.
Resources, activities and providers
"The project has definitely strengthened transition links, made us consider teaching skills in different ways and equipped pupils with a stronger drive to pursue a career in science in the future. Many thanks all!! Please feel free to pilot any schemes on our family of schools in the future."
Read more feedback and testimonials about See Science's services and projects here.