Thinking, Doing, Talking Science

Friday, 24th June 2016 - Thursday, 1st January 2026
Duration: 1 day or 3 twilight sessions
Suitable For: Teaching staff, NQTs, senior leadership, science co-ordinators

Thinking, Doing, Talking Science (TDTS) aims to make science lessons in primary schools more practical, creative and challenging by training teachers in a number of strategies to encourage pupils to use higher order thinking skills.

The project is funded by the Education Endowment Foundation and has been created and is being delivered by Science Oxford, in partnership with Oxford Brookes University. Find out more about the project here.

Training in TDTS can be delivered in one full day CPD or as three separate twilight sessions.

Thinking, Doing, Talking Science 1 – Bright Ideas Time (Twilight – 1.5 hours)
Thinking, Doing, Talking Science 2 – Creative Investigations (Twilight – 1.5 hours)
Thinking, Doing, Talking Science 3 – Focused Recording (Twilight – 1.5 hours)

Thinking, Doing, Talking Science  full day – A one-day introduction to TDTS strategies.
Price – £325+ VAT
A one-day introduction to the Thinking, Doing, Talking Science strategies. During this fully interactive course you will be encouraged to think about key scientific concepts through dedicated discussion and creative practical investigation whilst considering how to focus your recording.
To make science lessons more practical, creative and engaging.
Encourage pupils to use more higher order thinking skills.
Practical ideas to take straight back into the classroom

If you’re a teacher interested in booking a TDTS CPD session please contact us on

Find out more about our Schools Membership scheme here.




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