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SEERIH Regional Networks



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 Regional 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? Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science   When? Tuesday 2nd November 2021, 3.00-5.00pm   Where? Online

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital When? Monday 7th March 2022, afternoon Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Monday 20th June 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


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? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Monday 8th November 2021, 2.00-4.00pm   Where? Online

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Friday 11th March 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically   When? Tuesday 18th June 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


Oldham LA Network

This network is for teachers from schools within Oldham Local Authority.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Tuesday 9th November 2021, 3.00-5.00pm   Where? Online

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Thursday 10th March 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically   When? Wednesday 29th June 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


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? Enhancing Subject Leadership   When? Wednesday 3rd November 2021, 3.00-5.00pm   Where? Online 

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Developing Science Capital   When? Tuesday 8th March 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Friday 24th June 2021, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


Rochdale REAL Trust Members Network

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.

Autumn Term Meeting

What? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Thursday 4th November 2021, 1.00-3.00pm   Where? Online

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Wednesday 9th March 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically   When? Thursday 30th June 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


Stockport LA Network

This network is for teachers from schools within Stockport Local Authority.

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership   When? Thursday 4th November 2021, 1.30-3.30pm   Where? Online 

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Developing Science Capital here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Tuesday 1st March 2022, afternoon   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Tuesday 21st June 2022, aftenoon   Where? TBC 

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


Tameside LA Network

This network is for teachers from schools within Tameside Local Authority. There are two groups within the Network and we suggest that you attend the same group session wherever possible. 

Autumn Term meeting

What? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Wednesday 10th November 2021   Where? Online

AM Group: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM Group: 3.00-5.00pm 

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically   When? Tuesday 8th March 2022   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Wednesday 22nd June 2022   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


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. There are two groups within the Network and we suggest that you attend the same group session wherever possible. 

Autumn Term meeting

What? Enhancing Subject Leadership   When? Friday 5th November 2021   Where? Online

AM Group: 9.30-11.30am

PM Group: 1.30-3.30pm

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Developing Science Capital here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Wednesday 2nd March 2022   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Thursday 23rd June 2022   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


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? Cross-curricular Approaches to Primary Science   When? Monday 8th November 2021, 10.30am-12.30pm   Where? Online

Catch up! Download the Summer term Self-led Network Summary on Active Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Primary Science here.

Have you completed the Summer Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Autumn term.

Spring Term Meeting

What? Progression in Conceptual Understanding   When? Friday 11th March 2022, morning   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Autumn term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Spring term.

Summer Term Meeting

What? Progression in Working Scientifically   When? Tuesday 28th June 2022, morning   Where? TBC

Catch up! Come back here to access the Spring term Self-led Network Summary.

Gap Task: Don't forget to upload your results by the beginning of the Summer term.


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 5: Physics

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

Have you completed the Session 4 Gap Task? Don't forget to upload your results in advance of this session.

Session 6: Chemistry

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


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