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Unleashing Learning - Using Cognitive Science Approaches in Your Classroom

Audience: Primary
Single session
  • Primary School Improvement Training Package
  • Foundation
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2

Brief Overview

The past decade has seen a proliferation of cognitive science research studies which have huge implications for improving the impact of primary teaching on children’s outcomes.

This session brings together approaches to teaching and learning inspired by cognitive science and practical, ‘use immediately’ classroom strategies and ideas. 

Learning Outcomes

Cognitive science principles of learning can have a real impact on rates of learning in all subjects.   Join the session to learn more about

  • the importance of attention and motivation,
  • how to manage cognitive load in the classroom,
  • working with schemas,
  • retrieval practice,
  • interleaving practice,
  • spaced learning.




  • Session - 20/05/2025 13:00  -  15:30

Event Type




Delivered by

  • Jenny Jones