Primary science resource packages

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


Space and astronomy- a context to teach science from year 1 to year 6

Get support in planning inspirational science lessons across all year groups, using the Earth and Space element of the National Curriculum.

Space resources

World Space Week 2017: exploring new worlds in space

If you are looking for activity ideas for World Space Week, here are some to get you started.


Primary computing resources

Teaching resources to develop an understanding of the computing curriculum, helping children to become creative, confident and safe.

STEM Ambassador impact on young people

STEM Ambassadors are a national treasure. In this report, we share with you four key lessons we have learned through recent research and evaluation of STEM Ambassador activity.

Primary computing

Assessment in primary computing

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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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Scratch Beginners

This unit of six lessons does not assume any prior programming knowledge and covers the following guidelines in the National Curriculum: *Design - write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Spectrum maths

The Spectrum Maths series of books, aimed at primary and lower secondary level, were published to supplement the mathematics schemes that schools were already using. The series included books on investigations, data handling, games, algebra / shape and space, and number skills.The series was defined in terms of three...
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

18 resources

Primary Science Teachers TV

Teachers TV was originally a television channel which aimed to provide professional development support for teachers, school leaders, support staff and governors. Many of the programmes were filmed inside real classrooms, with teachers sharing good practice and ideas for lessons. The videos in this collection are a...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

3 resources

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The best resources to support the teaching of:

Cross curricular

Explore our series of primary 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

Explore our resource packages based around popular children’s books and discover the science hidden in a book.


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


New and aspiring primary science specialistNY010

This innovative programme combines practical science subject knowledge workshops with specially sequenced sessions that will enable you to support primary pupils’ learning effectively and initiate and lead change in your school. Teachers who are new to the role of science subject leader will find this course...

Space and astronomy- a context to teach science from year 1 to year 6NY017

As well as covering the Earth and Space element of the National Curriculum, this course will support you in planning inspirational science lessons across all year groups. With a focus on planning innovative and engaging lessons you will develop children’s independence when carrying out, recording and analysing...

Using technology effectively in the EYFSCY019

Children are now born into a technology rich world where they can be engaging with a range of technology and digital content from a very young age. The impact of such immersion in technology is still being researched and debated with regard to the effects on a child’s development. Explore the digital world young...

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