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Science in the Special School

Make science exciting, fun and accessible in the special school

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.

Alternatively to search through our open courses visit our find a course page.

Suitable for: Special school teachers and support staff with a responsibility for teaching science who want to maximise engagement in their lessons.

Phases suitable for:

  • Special

Course Reference: 7879WW

This course is intended for special school practitioners, both teachers and teaching assistants. Special schools should be offering Science that is accessible, engaging and fun — as well as meeting the requirements of the national curriculum.

  • Develop and teach exciting experiments which are assessable to the whole class
  • Use games during lessons to engage and inspire pupils
  • Confidently take learning outside the classroom and make it worthwhile and fun
  • Set targets and monitor pupil progress
  • Utilise a wide range of learning styles
  • Use fun and simple cross-curricular projects to enhance learning


Background & Context
  • Why science?
  • Organisation who support Science in Education
  • Your school
Teaching & Learning
  • National Curriculum & P Scales
  • Scheme of work
  • Learning styles
Practical Science
  • Let's get practical!
  • Health & Safety
  • Cross-curricular dimensions
Ideas & Activities
  • Ideas and activities
  • Outside the classroom
  • Have a go!
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