A level science resource packages

Packages of hand-picked resources covering the subject content for A level sciences, with advice and guidance from subject specialists.

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Meeting the Teachers' Standards (secondary science)

Looking for resources to support your development across all eight Teacher Standards? Look no further.

Secondary science resource packages

A selection of hand-picked resources covering all the statements in the Key Stage 3 programme of study, with advice and guidance from subject specialists.

Secondary science lesson

14-16 science resource packages

A selection of hand-picked resources covering all the statements in the Key Stage 4 programmes of study.

Science CPD at STEM Learning

Solving the STEM shortage: CPD improves science teacher retention

Science teachers who participate in CPD through STEM Learning are much more likely to remain in teaching.

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Ditch the dirt

Model and test filters as a way of making dirty water cleaner.

Secondary Science

Specially selected for teachers and technicians of science; browse resources, professional development, news and opinions. Join in the discussion with our community groups.

Featured Resources

Electricity Generation: Renewables

This film clip shows how steam is used to drive turbines in power stations which burn fossil fuels. It then looks at how turbines can be adapted to be driven by alternative energy sources, and examines the advantages and disadvantages of energy sources such as wind, to solar, biomass, hydroelectric power, tidal and...
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Oxford Sparks: Key Stage 3 resources

A full set of resources which can be used to add research based contexts to lessons for 11-14 year olds.
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2010 to date

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Practical Microbiology for Secondary Schools

There are 19 investigations here which you can weave throughout your scheme of work to ensure students have plenty of opportunity to practice key microbiology techniques, as well as using interesting contexts to teach a range of biological concepts.   If you're a little rusty on some of the techniques, have...
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2010 to date

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Bring engineering into your school or college

Through a range of resources, support and inspiration, discover how engineering can be used to enrich your lessons.


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


Skills for new techniciansNY601

This course will provide a thorough grounding in the science technician profession and is suitable for those new to the role within a school or college. Through a range of intensive hands on sessions we will explore the necessary basic skills a science technicians needs to effectively prepare practical lessons. The...

Summer school for newly and recently qualified science teachers NY255

Have you completed your NQT year? Do you feel that you would like to hone your skills in delivering challenging and inspirational practical activities and develop your teaching skills further to inspire and engage your students? The summer school will provide time and space to reflect upon your practice working in a...

Practical work summer schoolNY217

Developing good practical work across all science. Starting your first job in teaching science is very exciting but can also be a bit daunting. It can be a challenge to deliver safe but interesting practical work. It can also be challenging to teach outside your specialism, especially when it comes to effective...

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