A suite of GCSE science courses developed in partnership with the University of York

Support and training FAQs

What training is available to schools offering Twenty First Century Science?

Please give advice on preparing to teach 'Ideas about Science'

I'd like to tell the colleagues more about the Twenty First Century Science courses. Are there any resources to help?


What training is available to schools offering Twenty First Century Science courses?

Training courses are available through OCR, the awarding organisation, and the Science Learning Centres. More information can be found on the external training page of this website.

Internal science department training 
We have also produced resources for use in school-based training and are updating these for the 2011 courses.

Email discussion list and forum  
To contact other teachers of Twenty First Century Science and to receive updates about the courses from the Project Team, join the email discussion list or forum managed by OUP.


Please give advice on preparing to teach 'Ideas about Science'.

Free teaching resources from the Project Team, to support the teaching of 'Ideas about Science' are available on the OUP website.

See also the training pack and CPD units available to download from this website. 


I'd like to tell the colleagues more about the Twenty First Century Science courses. Are there any resources to help?

Slide presentations and brochures from OCR giving a quick overview of the 2011 GCSE science specifications and details on terminal rules, resits and controlled assessment are available to download from the OUP website

See also the training pack and CPD units available to download from this website.