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SEERIH Regional Networks



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Looking to improve your pupils' science learning? 
Interested in speaking with other primary Science Subject Leaders in your area?
You're in the right place!

If you are a teacher in a Greater Manchester primary school, there is a termly network you can attend - get in touch if you're not already involved and you'd like to know more.

Book your next Network meeting HERE.


Find your local SEERIH Network below to keep up to date with session information and resources. If you've attended a network meeting and require access to the full session resources, get in touch.


NEW Network Uploaders: To upload your gap tasks! 

SEERIH Regional Networks Uploader HERE

SEERIH NQT Network Uploader HERE



What's a SEERIH Network?

Become a SEERIH Network Guardian
The guardian are key people in supporting science subject leaders in their professional development. They work as part of the SEERIH team to enable teachers to reflect on practice and get the most value out of their network experience. The guardian is a bridge between theory and practice - a pivotal role in enhancing professional learning. This leadership role is a crucial element of the network experience, inspiring system leaders across Greater Manchester. One guardian per network meeting. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE


Bolton BoSCEP Members Network

This network is for teachers from schools that are members of the Bolton Schools Catholic Education Partnership. If your school is not a member, please come along to the Greater Manchester Open Network.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership When? Monday 9th November 2020, 4-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically When? Thursday 4th March 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Why not try the gap task? Don't forget to upload your results for the next meeting.

Summer Term Meeting

Summer Term: Cross Curricular Approaches to Science, Thursday 24th June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Manchester (Central) MSA Members Network

This network is for teachers from schools that are members of the Manchester Schools Alliance. If your school is not a member, please come along to the Greater Manchester Open Network.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership When? Tuesday 10th November 2020, 4-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Tuesday 23rd February 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Active Approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Oldham LA Network

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership When? Wednesday 11th November 2020, 4-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Monday 22nd February 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Active Approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Monday 21st June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Rochdale Catholic Network

This network is for teachers from schools that are members of the Rochdale Catholic School Improvement Alliance. If your school is not a member you might be eligible to attend the Rochdale REAL Trust members’ network. Any other Rochdale teachers are welcome at the Greater Manchester Open Network.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Active Approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Thursday 12th November 2020, 4-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically When? Monday 1st March 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Why not try the gap task? Don't forget to upload your results for the next meeting.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Cross Curricular Approaches to Science When? Wednesday 23rd June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Rochdale REAL Trust Members Network

New in Spring 2021, this network is for teachers from schools that are members of the REAL Trust. If your school is not a member you might be eligible to attend the Rochdale Catholic Network. Any other Rochdale teachers are welcome at the Greater Manchester Open Network.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Tuesday 2nd March 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Why not try the gap task? Don't forget to upload your results for the next meeting.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Active approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Monday 28th June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Stockport LA Network

Autumn Term meeting

What? Active Approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Tuesday 10th November 2020, 4-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically When? Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Session CANCELLED due to lockdown 3. Self-led online resources will be made available during the course of March. 

Summer Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Tuesday 29th June 2021, 3.00-5.00pm 


Tameside LA Network

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership When? Thursday 12th November 2020

AM Group: 11.00am-12.15pm

PM Group: 4.00-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Wednesday 24th February 2021

AM Group: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM Group: 3.00-5.00pm

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Active approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Thursday 1st July 2021

AM Group: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM Group: 3.00-5.00pm


Trafford TTSA Members Network

This network is for teachers from schools that are members of the Trafford Teaching School Alliance. If your school is not a member you are welcome at the Greater Manchester Open Network.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Active approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Wednesday 4th November 2020

AM Group: 11.00am-12.15pm

PM Group: 4.00-5.15pm 

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically When? Wednesday 3rd March 2021

AM Group: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM Group: 3.00-5.00pm

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Why not try the gap task? Don't forget to upload your results for the next meeting.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Wednesday 29th June 2021

AM Group: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM Group: 3.00-5.00pm


Greater Manchester Open Network

This network is for teachers who are not eligible to attend another SEERIH regional network. This would either be because there is currently no SEERIH network within your Local Authority, or because your school is not a member of the sponsoring body in your local area.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership When? Tuesday 10th November 2020, 11.00am-12.15pm

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Tuesday 23rd February 2021, 10.30am-12.30pm

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Active approaches to Teaching & Learning When? Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 10.30am-12.30pm


NQT Manchester Network

This section is for newly qualified teachers who are part of the MCC SEERIH Primary Science Newly Qualified Teachers Mentoring Programme. Other NQTs in science subject leadership roles are always welcome at their regional SEERIH networks!

Session 1: You and your identity as a teacher of science and how we can work scientifically

When? Friday 29th January 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)

Catch up! Download the Self-led Network Summary here.

Completed your gap task? Don't forget to upload your results for the next meeting.

Session 2: Enquiry cycle and types of enquiry

When? Friday 19th March 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)

BOOK HERE

Session 3: Experiencing practical primary science

When? Friday 23rd April 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)

Session 4: Biology

When? Friday 11th June 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)

Session 5: Physics

When? Friday 1st October 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)

Session 6: Chemistry

When? Friday 3rd December 2021, 1.00-4.00pm (online session 1.30-3.30pm)


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