Bringing BBC’s 'Astronauts: Do you have what it takes?' into the classroom

If you enjoyed the first episode of the BBC’s new Astronauts show, then you may be looking to bring the program into your lessons.

International Space Station

Seeing the world with new eyes

On 28 July 2017, the European Space Agency astronaut, Paolo Nespoli, launched to the International Space Station.

Earth from space

Making estimates about space

The new mathematics curriculum requires students to study mathematics in an unfamiliar context - the setting of space provides an engaging way of covering familiar mathematical ideas.

BBC micro:bit

Micro:bit in space

Learn how to use the micro:bit in the context of space to improve understanding in science and computing.

Solar System

Birth of the Solar System

Produced by Twig, this animated video is a clear and accessible explanation of how the Solar System formed.


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.

UK space education office

ESERO-UK, also known as the UK space education office, provides free resources, support and information for teachers to enhance the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using space as a context.

Inspiring resources

Space resources freely available. ESERO-UK has built a collection of space-themed teaching and learning resources for STEM teachers.

Tim Peake

Tim Peake

Access free resources, news and competitions focused on British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station.


Teacher using an iPad

Get inspired by the latest space news and blogs from our network of space ambassadors and subject specialists.

Space ambassadors

Teacher with Pupil

Get support for your school from our network of space ambassadors.


Teacher with experiment

Book onto ESERO-UK’s high-impact CPD and bring space into your classroom.

About us

Find out more about ESERO and support for space education in the UK