Teaching support

We're providing lots of support for you to plan, teach and assess The Entry Level Certificate in Science and Further Science successfully, including opportunities for training and development.

Whatever guidance you're looking for, we're here to help.

Look out for the below, coming soon:

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Planning

Course planner

The course planner is designed to help you plan for teaching of the new Entry Level Certificate in Science (2016) and Further Science (2017). It will cover a number of different approaches to take account of when you start teaching and whether you are teaching alongside GCSE combined Science or as a standalone qualification.

Coming soon under ‘course materials’

Schemes of work

We’re creating a range of detailed planning guidance to help you get started with the new course.

This will include schemes for teaching Entry Level Certificate alongside GCSE Combined Science, using the ELC assessments at appropriate points throughout the year to check progress and accumulate marks towards the ELC award. If students are progressing well, you can then also enter them for the GCSE in Combined Science from 2018.

Coming soon under ‘course materials’


Teaching and learning

We’ll have a programme of teaching and learning support available soon to help you implement the new specifications.

These include lesson plans and schemes of work written by specialists to help you and your students overcome key barriers to learning and progress in science.

Coming soon under ‘course materials’


Published resources

We’ll be providing free* teaching and learning materials to support the new Entry Level Certificate in Science and Further Science. This includes a term’s worth of comprehensive teaching and learning materials, complete with online student book pages, PowerPoints, interactive activities, worksheets, assessments and differentiated lesson plans. Watch this space!

*The free materials available will form part of our paid-for published resource offering.

Training and events

We will provide recordings of our Getting Ready to Teach events.

Coming soon under ‘course materials’