Herts for Learning’s science advisers have a national reputation for providing professional development and school support, and work with local and national partners such as STEM Learning, Science Learning Partnerships and CLEAPSS.

    Their wealth of experience and local knowledge ensures that professional development is tailored to the setting.

    Our science consultancy support packages include:

    • designing a personalised curriculum at KS3
    • embedding working scientifically skills across KS3
    • designing a KS4 curriculum to support quality first teaching
    • embedding specific skills at GCSE: Application (Assessment Objective 2), literacy, maths and practical techniques
    • developing and embedding effective assessment at KS3 & 4
    • moderating science assessment at KS3
    • standardisation and moderating KS4 mock exams
    • GCSE AQA Walking talking mocks for Combined or Triple science students
    • subject leader support and coaching
    • health and safety audit
    • auditing a science department

    Our packages are tailored to meet the specific needs of each school, so please contact us at science@hertsforlearning.co.uk to discuss your needs.

    Training and conferences

    Our advisers also deliver central training courses, network meetings for science leaders and annual conferences. For more information visit:

    Training and events


    Herts for Learning acts as a broker for the CLEAPSS membership and RPA services providing a cost saving to schools and supporting them to comply with the requirements of the 2017 ionising radiation regulations.

    CLEAPSS provides the Health and Safety advice and guidance that underpin safe and effective practical activity for pupils aged 5-19 in science, design and technology and art for the majority of primary and secondary schools in Hertfordshire.

    For more information about this service and membership, please email science@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    Excellent speakers, who provided interesting perspectives and ideas that could be implemented {Science Curriculum Conference}.

    Richard Blackford, Head of Science, The Priory School, Hitchin

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