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ASE Primary Subject Leader Framework

Welcome to the ASE Primary Science Subject Leader Framework

To guide and support both new and experienced primary science subject leaders ASE Primary Committee has compiled a framework to help you audit and develop science provision in your school, and to structure your role. It takes you through a series of questions covering all aspects of the role and signposts you to relevant guidance and sources of support.

ASE Primary Subject Leader Framework document

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Please note that this is the first version of the framework and we intend that it will develop through use and feedback and be updated as necessary. Although it should be of use in all parts of the UK, as it contains much that is generic, there are links which refer to the English curriculum and assessment systems and to Ofsted. Additional guidance specific to other UK nations will be included in future versions.

A useful overview of the role of the Science Subject leader in a primary school can be found in this ASE journal