Outdoor learning

Tough mudder: taking maths outdoors

I am passionate about outdoor learning and am drawn to the idea of using the resources all around us. This particularly relates to teaching maths.


Christmas demonstrations

This series of science experiments are presented as Christmas table demonstrations, using household equipment.

Primary resources for cross curricular topics

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

Primary maths

Mastery in primary mathematics

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Teaching primary students

Leading an effective primary design and technology curriculum

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Impact of Science Learning Partnerships

Science Learning Partnership

Our Science Learning Partnerships combine local expertise in teaching and learning in science, facilitating CPD, and providing school-to-school support.


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

Christmas Resources

Here are some curriculum linked activities for all primary ages which will engage and excite children as Christmas approaches and heads are filled with nativity plays, Santa and presents.Including interesting demonstrations to promote discussion,  problem solving activities to plan a Christmas...
Publication date:
04 December 2017

13 links



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

38 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.


Mastery in primary mathematicsMY002

The essential idea behind mastery is that all children need to develop a deep understanding of the mathematics they are learning so that they can apply it to solve a variety of problems. Through using a wide range of strategies, pupils are supported through the use of manipulatives and models and challenged to...

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....

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...

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