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  • PLAN is a set of resources produced to enable teachers to have a clearer understanding of National Curriculum (England) expectations for meeting the standard in science.
    Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN)
    PLAN is a set of resources produced to enable teachers to have a clearer understanding of National Curriculum (England) expectations for meeting the standard in science.
  • This resource by PLAN (Pan London Assessment Network) is a key planning tool for schools. It provides an interpretation of the key learning of the National Curriculum statements, and suggestions of key vocabulary.
    PLAN planning matrices
    This resource by PLAN (Pan London Assessment Network) is a key planning tool for schools. It provides an interpretation of the key learning of the National Curriculum statements, and suggestions of key vocabulary.
  • Each matrix provides explanation and illustration of working scientifically skills including progression. There are matrices for Y1 / Y2, Y3 / Y4 and Y5 / Y6
    PLAN working scientifically matrices
    Each matrix provides explanation and illustration of working scientifically skills including progression. There are matrices for Y1 / Y2, Y3 / Y4 and Y5 / Y6
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y3 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y5 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y6 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • What’s in my tray was created on social media to encourage teachers and technicians to use their Gratnells trays as part of their teaching resources.
    What's in my tray?
    What’s in my tray was created on social media to encourage teachers and technicians to use their Gratnells trays as part of their teaching resources.
  • IOPSpark is growing bank of over 2000 free, inter-linked IOP education resources and has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources and thinking available.
    IOP Resources
    IOPSpark is growing bank of over 2000 free, inter-linked IOP education resources and has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources and thinking available.
  • A new open-access online resource supporting cross-curricular learning of KS2 electricity, history, and art and design topics has been developed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
    Exploring the First Electrical Houses
    A new open-access online resource supporting cross-curricular learning of KS2 electricity, history, and art and design topics has been developed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
  • Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children launching this September.
    Farmvention 2019
    Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children launching this September.
  • This resource, produced by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), provides lessons an resources for primary school pupils (ages 7-10) across the four home nations.
    Farming STEMterprise
    This resource, produced by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), provides lessons an resources for primary school pupils (ages 7-10) across the four home nations.
  • Ditch the Dirt is an exciting NEW STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
    Ditch the Dirt
    Ditch the Dirt is an exciting NEW STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
  • We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
    Crest Awards through Practical Action STEM Challenges
    We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
  • The Royal Society has joined forces with Professor Brian Cox, the Society’s Professor of Public Engagement, to support primary school teachers across the UK with creative experimental science lessons into their classrooms.
    Royal Society primary school science experiments
    The Royal Society has joined forces with Professor Brian Cox, the Society’s Professor of Public Engagement, to support primary school teachers across the UK with creative experimental science lessons into their classrooms.
  • One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
    Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
    One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
  • Materials exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of these states. They may be natural or man made and they have different textures and properties.
    Solids, liquids and gases
    Materials exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of these states. They may be natural or man made and they have different textures and properties.
  • The Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of science assessment which will have a positive impact on children’s learning
    Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS)
    The Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of science assessment which will have a positive impact on children’s learning
  • A hands-on activity where students are given minimal materials and challenged to design a wind powered machine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor. Teachers instruction sheets, related video clips and even certificates are available to download.
    The wind power challenge
    A hands-on activity where students are given minimal materials and challenged to design a wind powered machine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor. Teachers instruction sheets, related video clips and even certificates are available to download.
  • An exciting new challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years from Parctical Action to develop solutions to the problems caused by plastic waste globally.
    Plastics Challenge
    An exciting new challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years from Parctical Action to develop solutions to the problems caused by plastic waste globally.
  • Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme, packed with inspirational resources, designed to help you deliver outstanding science throughout your school.
    Collins Snap Science
    Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme, packed with inspirational resources, designed to help you deliver outstanding science throughout your school.
  • Online interactive science resources for ages 5 to 11 from ABPI
    Primary Science Resources from ABPI
    Online interactive science resources for ages 5 to 11 from ABPI
  • A CREST Star activity from Practical Action
    Yummy Yoghurt Makers
    A CREST Star activity from Practical Action

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