Science Learning Partnership - CaPe

science-learning-partnership-rgbThe Cambridge and Peterborough Science Learning Partnership (CaPe) is supported and funded by STEM Learning. There are 50 Science Learning Partnerships across the country. We run courses and events for local primary, secondary and post-16 schools and colleges, our aim is to provide the best continuing professional development (CPD) for science teachers and technicians in response to local needs.  We recognise the demand on Science teachers and this programme is specifically designed to support you. Working with high calibre partners, our expert professional development team is ready to help you provide the very best science education for your students.

Using your outdoor environment in Primary Science  Wednesday 24th May 2017

Wicken FenLed by Claire Seeley this 1 day course will inspire you to move beyond the classroom to motivate children through exciting inveestigations in the habitat around them. The outside world enables you to create exciting activities that will excite & engage pupils.

Price is £150 per delegate- second teacher from same school will be half price.

For further information and booking details please click here

Developing the role of the science subject leader           Tuesday 20th June 2017


Led by Claire Seeley this 1 day course will explore a range of strategies to audit and lead science in your school.

Price is £150 per delegate.  Second teacher from the same school will be half price.For more information and booking details please click here


PrimaryScience Conference    Friday 20th October 2017

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This one day event will bring together primary teachers, science subject leaders and teaching assistants who are interested in developing science within their schools. There will be lots of inspirational ideas for the classroom to make science teaching impactful and fun. Some sessions will be practical based. You will be able to:

Inspire children and colleagues to enjoy science
Tackle the new science curriculum with confidence
Use a range of creative and cross-curricular approaches to science
Share best practice with other primary teachers and explore new resources. 

Price is £95 per delegate. There are discounts available for whole school training packages and more than one booking from one organisation. For more information and booking details please click here

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Physics for Non-Specialists Training Programme

This is a free programme designed for current teachers of KS3 and KS4 and teachers who are considering returning to the profession. It will comprise of 7 sessions which will be delivered at Comberton Village College.

The first session will be a whole day session but the remaining sessions will start at 1.00pm and end at 6.00pm (in order to minimise disruption to students and reduce cover implications).
There will be an optional 3 day extension at the end of the programme which will bridge the gap between KS4 and KS5.

The programme will be delivered by Alan Denton.  Alan is an experienced Physics teacher who consistently delivers exceptional quality CPD on behalf of the Science Learning Partnership.

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 Making professional development affordable

We can sometimes offer discounts for our programmes. For further information please contact

Schools and other partners

The Cambridge and Peterborough Science Learning Partnership (CaPe) is based in Swavesey Village College and Comberton Village College but it has developed strong links with other schools and education providers around the region.

If you represent an organisation who is interested in becoming a partner school/college or a strategic partner, which might include HEIs, STEMNET and employers, or if you would like your school to be a host school for courses in the region (and to claim two free places) then please e-mail


We are developing a cadre of school-based teachers and technicians with the skills to develop and deliver high quality science education CPD to meet sustainably meet the regional and local needs of schools and colleges in the future.

There is a termly training event for Leading Effective Professional Development that is designed to help these teachers and technicians further develop their skills and to understand better how the Science Learning Centre course structure works.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher or technician presenter, or you know someone who would be suitable, please e-mail