Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Primary Science Conference

This event has now finished. Please see our events website for details of upcoming events at Brookes.


Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Lecture Theatre, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus


Oxford Brookes University and the Oxfordshire Science Learning Partnership are joining forces to run an exciting and informative conference.

This event is kindly sponsored by the Primary Science Teaching Trust so that it is free to one teacher from any primary school in the area.

Keynote speakers

  • TobyTyler is currently a KS1 teacher in Stockport and a fellow of the PrimaryScience Teaching Trust, through which he has led a range of projects.
  • Nicola Beverley is an independent primary science consultant with many years’ experience of working with schools, teachers and children all over England and beyond.

Conference programmme

9.00 - 9.15 Coffee and registration
9.15 - 10.15 Keynote by Toby Tyler: Make Science Central - A rationale for embedding science at the centre of a school’s curriculum
10.15 - 10.45 Coffee
10.45 - 11.45 Practical/interactive workshops
12.00 - 1.00 Keynote by Nicola Beverley: The Primary Science Quality Mark - What can we learn from the 1500 primary schools who now have a Primary Science Quality Mark?
1.00 - 1.45 Lunch
1.45 - 2.15 Keynote: Thinking, Talking and Doing Science update
2.15 - 3.15 Practical/interactive workshops
3.15 Plenary


It is free to one teacher from any primary school in the area.

Coffee and lunch will be provided.