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Primary Teacher Training

Primary Teacher Training


The National Space Centre is pleased to offer a CPD session suitable for primary school teachers based on the ESA Human Space Flight education resource.

The course will explore the following topics:

  • Planning a mission to Space – Rockets and Forces
  • Astronauts in Space – Materials and their properties and food nutrition and health
  • The Solar System – The Earth and beyond


Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:-

  • raise the profile of science across the primary years through embedding science in a creative cross-curricular way, with a focus on Space
  • create short/medium term plans that deepen children’s understanding use a range of creative approaches to science through the context of Space

The day will also include a planetarium show and a presenter lead ‘Tour of the Night Sky’ also in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium.

Each delegate will receive a link to download resources and ESA Human Space Flight Education Kit folder.

Available Dates:

Dates for 2017 

28 September 

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Cost: £90+VAT per delegate. Lunch and refreshments provided

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