Honorary STEM Ambassador, Tim Peake, with schoolchildren at the UK Space Conference 2019

Inspiring a million space dreams

Inspire the next generation of space professionals by becoming a STEM Ambassador.


Space challenges @ home

The European Space Agency, in collaboration with ESERO-UK, has launched new home editions for five of their key educational programmes.

Online learning

Space Champions launch online sessions

Space Champions are delivering online sessions for teachers and technicians, plus workshops for young people, to explore how space can be used as a context for learning.

How to plan and run your own space week

How to plan your own Space Week

The guide describes everything you need to do to have a fantastic space-themed week in your primary school.

Space resources

Cross-curricular science ideas web: space

This resource provides ideas for incorporating science teaching into the topic space.


Teaching primary science: humans in space

Identify opportunities across the curriculum to use space as a context for learning.


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Featured Resources

Cross-curricular science ideas web: space

This resource produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) provides ideas for incorporating science teaching into the topic Space. Divided into three age ranges which span the primary phase, each web contains nine curriculum linked ideas for learning science within the topic context. The ideas webs can be used...

Mission X: train like an astronaut *suitable for home teaching*

Mission X is supported by the UK Space Agency, ESA and NASA. It is a free education programme developed by NASA scientists and fitness professional working with astronaut and space agencies across the world. Mission X uses the excitement of space exploration to inspire students to learn more about nutrition,...

Mission: Starlight

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry,  is about protecting astronauts from the effects of harmful UV light.


Students can experiment with different materials to discover which blocks UV light the best and can...

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Secondary and A level computing resources

Deepen your understanding and knowledge across the computing curriculum with our range of quality-assured resources.

The science of learning

Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to gain an insight into how students learn. 

STEM careers

A selection of resources, programmes and guidance to help you provide the best possible support to young people.


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


Teaching primary science: human spaceflightNE002

Learn online the context of human spaceflight provides an engaging way for learning STEM subjects. There are many topics in the primary science curriculum where you can use the theme of space to engage pupils. For example, designing an astronaut’s space suit can bring in aspects of the science curriculum to do with...

Teaching primary science: exploring spaceNE003

Online course. Flexible participation. Learn about current and future space missions, aiming to explore our solar system and beyond. Discover effective ways in which to engage pupils in science and wider STEM activities linked to space exploration. In this course, you'll discuss with other teachers and draw upon a...

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

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