Primary science resource packages

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

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Primary mathematics resource packages

From multiplication and division to algebra and geometry, use these resource packages in your primary mathematics lessons.

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

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Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS): Primary Resources

Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) works with teachers to help them to bring plant science alive. This is done by working with curriculum developers, producing useful teaching resources, enabling teachers to share ideas, and encouraging plant scientists to get involved in education and outreach.The resources in...
Publication date:
2010 to date

5 resources


Mathsticks resources aim to make maths meaningful and have been trialled, adapted, tested and retested with children in the classroom. They are based on the need for children to be fully involved in their learning; to have fun, and to enjoy and achieve while developing their mathematical skills. The resources are the...
Publication date:
2010 to date

17 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

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Resources to support the teaching of:

Cross curricular

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.


Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO UK, the UK space education office.


Developing excellence in KS1 science and mathematicsNY055

Focusing on the core subjects of mathematics and science, and the big ideas contained within. It will reinforce your own subject knowledge and help you tackle children’s common misconceptions. The two days will be spent exploring ways of bringing the KS1 curriculum to life in exciting, hands-on and imaginative ways....

Hands-on robotics for key stage 2 with the Crumble ControllerTY029

Aimed at primary teachers who want to bring robotics into their lessons, the Crumble Controller is an exciting piece of computing equipment that’s being used in key stage 2 to create hands-on robotics projects in computing, science and design and technology. Come and try out the Crumble for yourself; make lights...

Using iPads, Chromebooks and other tablet devices in the primary classroomTY015

This course is a guide to using your tablet device in the classroom. It is suitable for teachers, teaching assistants and technicians who are looking to make better use of their iPad, Chrome book, Android or Windows based device. Over the two days we will explore a range of uses for your device in the classroom. We...

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