Insight Into Events

The new Primary National Curriculum will present schools with significant challenges. To help schools address the changes effectively, Rising Stars are offering clusters, Local Authorities, chains and alliances free expert speakers who can provide professional development on the new Programmes of study.

  • Ideal for twilight training sessions

  • Highly practical and focused on the areas of the new curriculum that schools will find most challenging

  • Available to Local Authorities in England

  • Rising Stars will provide the speaker at no cost

See our full list of speakers

Upcoming events

Interested in attending a free CPD event on Working Scientifically? Want to collaborate with other teachers and learn from a primary science expert? 


Join Rising Stars and Sheffield Institute of Education for Insight into Working Scientifically on 21st June


  • Develop your understanding of what is meant by Working Scientifically

  • Know how to create a questioning classroom

  • Be able to identify the skills children need to develop in order to plan investigations with increasing independence

  • Be inspired to plan engaging, open-ended investigations

Date: Tuesday 21st June            Time: 16:00-17:30


Location: The Centre for Science Education,

Sheffield Hallam University

Floor 9, Owen Building

Howard Street

Sheffield S1 1WB


About the speaker

Jane Winter is an experienced primary teacher who twice led her school to achieve the Primary Science Quality Mark at Gold level. She now works at the University of York as a science advisor for primary schools and is the co-author of Switched on Science in the Early Years.


How to book your free place

To reserve your place please email your:


  • Name

  • Job title

  • School

  • Email address


Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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