This will be the equivalent of a three-day course which will take place online and in SSERC.  SSERC will provide you with an array of resources to use back in your school.

The format for the course will be as follows:

‘Day 1’ Three live online twilight sessions delivered 22nd, 23rd, 24 September.

‘Day 2’ Saturday 5th December – one day of online sessions.  

‘Day 3’ Wednesday 9th December – half of the group will attend SSERC to complete microbiology and science investigations

Thursday 10th December – the remaining half of the group will attend SSERC to complete microbiology and science investigations.

We will also ask you to complete some self study between the twilight sessions and the day at SSERC in December.

The topics to be covered:

  • ​Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Health and Safety
  • Microbiology
  • Ideas for Investigations


22nd September
23rd September
24th September
9th & 10th December

Closing Date: 19th June 2020

Booking for this course is no longer possible as the closing date has passed.

Please email us at if you would still like to register your interest.

Course Leader

Chris Lloyd
01383 626070




£480 ENTHUSE funding.

This course is non-residential

The course will be held at SSERC in Dunfermline. Our SSERC buildings are at 2 Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline, KY11 8UU. SSERC is a short (5-10 minutes) walk from Rosyth railway station and close to the end of the A823(M) spur off Junction 2 of the M90 motorway. Car journey times (approximately): Edinburgh – 30 min; Glasgow – 60 min; Aberdeen – 2.5 hours; Inverness – 3 hours.