Primary science resource packages

Our primary science resource packages provide a useful starting point for teachers in planning and delivering science lessons.

Science of Learning online CPD

Engage, build, consolidate: bringing learning to life

"The Science of Learning course on FutureLearn was one of the best I have done throughout my teaching career."

Primary resources for cross curricular topics

Explore our series of primary resources, supporting the teaching of science through cross curricular topics.

Virtual Reality headset

The challenges of bringing technology into the classroom

Despite the positive attitude, many schools and colleges are finding it difficult to implement technology in their classroom.

STEM Ambassador

STEM Ambassadors: working together to engage, inspire and impact

Take a look at our new videos to see all the benefits of working with STEM Ambassadors.


Teaching primary science: humans in space

Identify opportunities across the curriculum to use space as a context for learning.


Browse over 3,000 resources, tailored professional development, news, opinions and online community discussions for teachers of science, mathematics, design and technology and computing.

Featured Resources

Barefoot computing

The Barefoot Computing project is helping teachers to teach the computer science elements of the new primary computing curriculum. This collection contains the free, high-quality resources produced by the project, comprising of teacher guides and activity sheets.The project uses a range of approaches to a core set of...
Publication date:
2010 to date

37 resources


SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was initially developed as a series of practical activities for secondary school students by practising teachers in the 1970s. It became a complete individualised scheme based around a network of activity cards and assessments. The cards were organised...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

6 resources

Dippy on tour

Aimed at primary aged children, this collection provides cross-curricular activities linked to the Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure  which sees the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Resources are designed to enrich Science, Maths,...
Publication date:
2010 to date

4 resources

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Explore our resources, supporting the teaching of science through cross-curricular topics.

Teachers' Standards

Find resources to support your development across all eight Teacher Standards.

Teaching science through stories

Discover the science hidden in children's stories.

Bring engineering into your primary school

There are plenty of ways you can inspire your pupils with the world and wonder of engineering.

The science of learning

Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to gain an insight into how students learn. 


Help! How do I lead primary mathematicsMY004

Aimed at primary teachers who are new to the role of mathematics subject leader, you will find this course invaluable. Opportunities will be provided to explore a range of strategies to understand your role more fully, to audit and lead mathematics and to identify and plan to initiate change in your school. You will...

Leading and developing an inclusive primary science curriculum for pupils with SENDNY043

Teaching children with any degree of SEND can be challenging within any classroom. We have developed a three day programme aimed specifically at primary teachers which will cover aspects of differentiation and adapting practical tasks for children of all abilities. Over the three days we will focus on ways to include...

Teaching engineering in the primary classroomTY005

Engineering shapes and maintains the world we live in. With technology evolving at such an astounding pace, we have a responsibility to introduce children to engineering experiences at an early age to help inspire our engineers of the future. This primary course is aimed at teachers and members of leadership who...

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