T​here are many wonderful STEM related resources on the internet to inspire you and your class. We have put together a selection of the ones we think are the most useful. Please let us know if you have any to add to this list – stemsussex@brighton.ac.uk

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NEW Online Primary STEM Resources from CIEC

Key stage: ks1, ks2

The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC) has NEW free-to-download primary STEM materials. There is support for lesson planning for teachers, interactive activities for children, an interactive planning tool and guidance for teachers on ‘working scientifically’. CIEC work closely with the science industry to ensure science and related careers are easily understood by teachers and children of all ages. Visit their website to find out more.

Engine Ears

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3

What if engineers didn’t exist? Atkins have made this film to show you all the different ways engineers make our world go round. From inventions that move us, to creations that keep us safe, and just thinking up better ways to protect our planet. Show the young people in your lives this short animation and inspire the next generation of engineers!

Code Club

Key stage: ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Code Club programme has now been expanded to include young people aged 9-13 in both primary and secondary schools. Code Clubs are weekly coding clubs run by teachers; you can enlist the help of a volunteer from your school community or their website. Their free projects teach four different coding languages, and now include new advanced Scratch projects. “Code Club is a fun educational tool, and we use their resources to run an after-school club once a week for Year 7 and Year 8 pupils. It’s fantastic news that Code Club are planning to provide more for secondary schools. Our students will benefit considerably from the extra challenge that these resources will provide.” Karen Dadd, Lawrence Sheriff School.

https://www.codeclub.org.uk/

The OR Society Free School Visits

Key stage: ks1, ks2

Struggling to show students that maths is fun? Not sure how to demonstrate that maths is used in the real world? Want an external visitor to run a free maths workshop to highlight this? The OR society provide free maths resources, using real life examples and case studies to highlight the importance of maths in the real world. Their materials are free, fun and engaging. They also run interactive workshops based on problem solving, provide free school visits and attend career fairs.  Examples of various workshops can be viewed (and downloaded) on the TES website. Any school can book in for this – workshops last roughly an hour to an hour and a half and are for all ages and abilities of secondary school.

Brian Cox Experiments: Primary Science

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Education in science and mathematics should develop the natural intellectual curiosity and creativity of young people. Creative and experimental approaches will be particularly important for keeping students interested and engaged in science, and for equipping them well for the future, whether or not they pursue a career in science. To support this activity in primary schools, Brian Cox, the Society’s Professor for Public Engagement in Science, presents a series of video resources to increase teachers’ confidence with experimental science and relate the experiments to the real world. The resources support six experiments across the primary science curriculum, and each written resource is supported by four videos.

Tomorrow’s Engineers - Information & Resources

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The Tomorrow’s Engineers programme, led by the engineering community, provides a platform for employers to work effectively with schools to inspire more young people to consider a careers in engineering. Access careers information, in-school workshops and engineering events. For an overview visit the ‘About Us’ section. For resources and activities, use the link below.

Talking Jobs

Key stage: ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

STEM Sussex and the Green Growth Platform will be piloting a series of in-school workshops during the 2017 academic year concerning careers and skills in the Green sector. This series of video case studies was commissioned to seed classroom discussion to help schools explore this diverse and rapidly expanding sector. STEM Sussex is the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths outreach department of the University of Brighton.

BT STEM Crew launches Sport and Sustainability with the IET

Key stage: ks3, ks4

The 1851 Trust, official charity of Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup sailing team Land Rover BAR, have partnered with the Institution of Engineering & Technology (the IET) to launch the latest module for BT STEM Crew, Sport and Sustainability. BT STEM Crew is a free education programme for 11-16 year olds designed to engage young people in STEM study and careers. Sport and Sustainability has been developed alongside the IET to showcase how engineering and technological solutions drive Land Rover BAR’s sustainability. The resources feature Dr Susie Tomson, Land Rover BAR’s Sustainability Manager. Land Rover BAR will challenge for the 35th America’s Cup in 2017, aiming to bring the cup home to the UK for the first time in the race’s 166 year history. Engineering, technology and sustainability are all vital for BAR’s sailing success. In order to win the America’s Cup in 2017, Land Rover BAR has set out to design the most sustainable, technologically advanced and innovative racing catamaran ever.

TechFuture Classroom

Key stage: ks4

Online projects and resources for Key Stage 3 and 4 students developed with leading tech employers through the Tech Partnership.

The Spectroscopy in a Suitcase scheme

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The Spectroscopy in a Suitcase scheme is an outreach activity which gives school students the chance to learn about spectroscopy through hands-on experience. As well as covering the principles of spectroscopic techniques, the activities use real-life contexts to demonstrate the applications of the techniques.

STEM Insight

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Offers staff in schools and colleges a unique chance to experience STEM-related work in industrial or university settings.

Tideway Tunnelworks

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

A range of resources including whiteboard friendly presentations, teaching plans and student worksheets aiming to connect theoretical classroom learning with real world applications,

The BP Educational Service (BPES)

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The BP Educational Service (BPES) is committed to increasing young people’s understanding and enjoyment of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The free educational resources for 4-19 year olds bring classroom topics to life with the use of real-world examples. Developed with teachers and education specialists, the resources aim to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future.

How to teach… engineering

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Guardian blog post with lots of ideas for teaching Engineering.

Go Further: A practical guide to extended science projects

Key stage: ks4, ks5

The Wellcome Trust has produced a guide to independent research projects for 16 to 18-year-olds, such as CREST Awards or EPQs.

Champion the Researchers

Key stage: ks3, ks4

Five university events were run for 11-14 year olds to learn about the cutting edge of engineering research: what do researchers do, why do they do it, and how does it impact our everyday lives? After each event, a select team was invited back to the university, armed with a camcorder and some questions, to make a short film of their favourite researcher. View the videos, along with free downloadable classroom activities based on different aspects of engineering and research.

Make a difference in 3D - CREST Bronze Project

Key stage: ks3

Could you use 3D technologies to save a local landmark? Should something that you love or admire be in a museum or a virtual museum? Would you like to know more about a building, artefact, picture or sculpture? Can you use technology to make a difference? The University of Brighton’s Cultural Informatics Research Group invites your students to research 3D technology and to think creatively about how it can be used in this great cross-curricula project idea!

Love Local Jobs

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

So what do employers want and expect young people to be able to demonstrate in terms of employability skills, experience and qualifications? LoveLocalJobs.com have been working with local students, schools, colleges and universities to create projects and online video resources that ask that question and more to local employers in key growth sectors. You can interact with these resources via their local job boards, create careers education activities for your students and inspire the next generation of our local workforce talent…. And all for free!

Engineer a Better World

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The IET’s new campaign includes a a short film to demonstrate young people’s natural fascination with everyday engineering problems and solutions and links to resources and ideas.

Royal Statistical Society – free teacher membership

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The RSS have a free membership for teachers. Teachers can access various benefits, including access to resources, lectures and careers materials, as well as the normal benefits available to statisticians who are members (events, sharing good practice, publications, getting involved in research etc).

Learn Chemistry Partnership

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Connect your school to the world’s leading chemistry community through the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Learn Chemistry Partnership. Through Learn Chemistry Partnership, discover more about their open online resources and how they support educators to inspire the next generation.

Tim Peake Mission Resources

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

In November 2015, Tim Peake spent six months on the International Space Station carrying out scientific experiments. He was the first British ESA astronaut to visit the Space Station. This page offers support and resources to science teachers to enable them to use this space mission to inspire pupils.

Apps for Good

Key stage: ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Apps for Good is an education programme where students learn to build and pitch their own apps – helping students to become real-life entrepreneurs and digital creators. Apply to become an Education Partner for free.

TechFuture Girls

Key stage: ks2, ks3

TechFuture Girls (formerly known as CC4G) is an out-of-the-box after-school club that has been specifically designed to encourage girls to stay engaged in IT. It helps girls develop their skills in IT through a series of carefully-graded challenges, themed around their interests – like fashion, music, sport and celebrity. Running TechFuture Girls doesn’t need any specialist IT expertise or software, it’s fully curriculum-compliant, and girls love it. It supports girls’ learning in IT and across the curriculum, and benefits their confidence and self-esteem.

Biology: Changing the World

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Biology: Changing the World celebrates the eminent and sometimes unsung ‘heroes’ of biology from the past. There is a website of profiles and a free app to download which uses your location to show the great biologists who lived and worked nearby. They have also developed some resources for teachers, aimed at 7-11 year olds. These include a poster with information about CB Williams, Beatrix Potter and Mary Anning, and a teachers’ pack with background information and two CLEAPPS approved practicals.

Water: a global experiment with hydrogels

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Students can use an investigation into how water can be retrieved from a hydrogel to answer the question are we wasting water by using hydrogels? All the data can be uploaded onto the global experiment website and everyone that uploads data will get a certificate from the RSC.

RocketSTEM - free pdf downloads

Key stage: ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Their continuing mission is to inspire the next generation of explorers. They have featured missions launched from spaceports across the globe to explore the Moon, Mars, and our own planet Earth; interviewed astronauts who have walked on the Moon; spoken with those designing, building and operating spacecraft exploring Mars and beyond; given you an insight into the universe through interviews with leading scientists such as Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Greene and Jay Lockman.

Real Life Maths resources from STEMNET

Key stage: ks3

STEMNET has developed six classroom resources that enable students to have a go at solving real-life maths challenges for themselves. Each resource features a STEM Ambassador who tackles these types of real-life maths challenges in their day-to-day STEM job role. All classroom resources can be downloaded, free of charge, at the links below.

Engineering Happiness

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The civil engineers behind some of London’s most iconic infrastructure projects have put on their dancing shoes, to show the public – especially young people – how happy they are to be engineers and the diverse and fun careers on offer through choosing maths and science subjects at school, with the help of the chart hit ‘Happy’. Make sure you – and your students – watch all the way through to see a huge range of civil engineering projects showcased.

Smart Study GCSE Revision Apps for iOS

Key stage: ks4

Free GCSE Science, Maths & Computing apps for iPhone / iPad

Gradcracker

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Gradcracker is the website for 12-18 year olds and its purpose is to encourage them to discover the exciting world of science, engineering and technology. If you would like younger people to develop an interest in SET, point them towards:

Future Morph

Key stage: ks3, ks4

Future Morph has been created to show that studying science, technology, engineering or maths beyond the age of 16 isn’t just a one track road to becoming a scientist or engineer – the skills and knowledge you gain are valuable in almost any career and will make you very employable.

Cogent Careers

Key stage: ks4, ks5

Careers information on the Cogent industries of Chemicals, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Petroleum, Pharmaceuticals and Polymers. Information on career paths, progression, jobs, training and salaries across the sectors.

Society of Biology Teaching Resources

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

To save teachers’ time searching for educational resources the Society of Biology has compiled a searchable list of its Member Organisations’ educational resources.

Coding: The Future is Creative

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

A series of short videos about coding in different industries.

Maths on Screen (DVDs)

Key stage: ks3, ks4

Maths on Screen works in association with Maths Inspiration, which has delivered inspiring, fun and educational maths lectures to over 100,000 students since 2004. Designed for students aged 13-16 the DVDs cover geometry, probability, mechanics, fractals, algebra and more, via juggling, boomerangs, music, rollercoasters, magic, football and…

How to Make Games

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

This web series is fronted by internet celebrities, The Yogscast. They’re a really accessible and slightly cheeky look behind the scenes of the games industry, which will help your students understand difficult concepts such as coding and gameplay, at the same time reasserting that maths and science skills underpin the creativity you see in games.

Edutopia - Teach Coding Resources List

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Some resources discussed by a group of primary and secondary educators during a session on coding in the classroom.

JustMaths

Key stage: ks3, ks4

This collection of secondary mathematics resources contains a number of popular activities useful for consolidation work. Activities include connect 4 games, top trumps games, Whodunnit mysteries, and logic puzzles.

National STEM Centre eLibrary

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3

A wide range of resources for all STEM subjects and ages.

Triple Science Support Programme

Key stage: ks4

35 resource packages which contain advice and guidance from experienced subject specialists and advisers, including information on progression, some of the difficulties students can have with these topics and suggested teaching approaches.

The Science behind ‘Breaking Bad’

Key stage: ks4, ks5

Written by Dr Jonathan Hare of the University of Sussex, these articles delve into the Science behind the hit TV show, with topics like ‘acid bath body disposal’ and ‘thermite break-ins’ – a great way to present Chemistry in an engaging way to your students!

Code Combat

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

An online game designed to teach Java and Python programming.

Power for the World

Key stage: ks2, ks3

An outreach activity delivered by Engineers without Borders, schools can request a team of engineering students to deliver a workshop in school, or download resources from the website to use in class. Materials include a PowerPoint, starter activity and all printed resources necessary to deliver an engaging 60-90 minute lesson. Pupils aged 7-14 find out about energy , differences in energy access around the world, and then go on to design and build their own wind turbine.

Young Engineers

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Their aim is to inspire young people to develop an interest in engineering and in doing so recognise the importance and excitement of engineering as a future career. To do this they run both a wide range of national competitions and a national club network.

Working With Others

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Working With Others is a personalised support and training programme for schools that helps learning, pupil behaviour, class relationships and how pupil groups are used in the curriculum. They can help motivate pupils and re-energise teachers.

Vega Science Trust

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The Vega Science Trust provides a selection of resources that can be used in schools including short instructional films, science videos, bucky ball workshops, states of matter workshops and downloadable work sheets.

The Kids in Space Show

Key stage: ks1, ks2

This science show is a theatrical performance that uses colourful props and lively demonstrations to bring the subject of ‘space’ alive. They cater for pupils at schools and at science festivals across the UK.

The Formula 1 Technology Challenge

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

The main objective of the Formula 1 Technology Challenge is to help change perceptions of engineering, science and technology by creating a fun and exciting learning environment for young people to develop an informed view about careers in engineering, Formula One, science, marketing and technology.

Millennium Mathematics Project

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The Millennium Mathematics Project (MMP) is a maths education and outreach initiative for ages 3 to 19 and the general public. Their focus is on increasing mathematical understanding, confidence and enjoyment, enriching everyone’s experience of mathematics, and promoting creative and imaginative approaches to maths.

The Acclaim Project - Exploring the lives of leading scientists

Key stage: ks3

The Acclaim Project supports teaching and learning of scientific enquiry and promotes the achievements of scientists and their research. There are also interesting curriculum packs for sale.

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is the major Conservation charity for Sussex (West, East and Brighton and Hove) The Trust has a large environmental education department teaching over 19,000 children per year and has three main centres for school visits: Woods Mill, Henfield; Seven Sisters Country Park, near Seaford; and Ashdown Forest Centre, Forest Row.

STEM Directories

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The aim of the STEM Directories is to connect teachers with the wide range of activities in the UK that can help enhance their teaching in science, engineering and maths.

STEM Club Videos

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

STEMNET have launched a series of STEM Club good practice films in order to support the set-up and continuation of a successful club!

Space4Schools

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Space4Schools offer varied programmes, covering subjects ranging from space travel to the exploration of our Solar System. These immersive educational packages have direct links to the National Curriculum.

Science Learning Centre South East

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The Science Learning Centre South East is a catalyst for creating stimulating and relevant science education. They provide quality professional development for science teachers and technicians in primary, secondary and further education.

SEPNET (South East Physics Network)

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

SEPNETS’s objective is to advance and protect Physics as a strategically important subject for the UK economy and its science base and reaches out to groups of students in novel and exciting ways.

Science radio on BBC radio 4 Extra

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Dick and Dom explore the surprising science that can be found around us. Free resources to download.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve is an internationally important wildlife site designated as a Special Protection Area and Special Area of Conservation by the European Union as part of their Natura 2000 network. Visits are appropriate for Key Stages 1-4 and A-level and there is a children’s pack available for Key Stage 2.

RSPCA

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The RSPCA Education mission statement is ‘to support teachers to develop responsible, caring, informed and active citizens’. The RSPCA offers free resources to schools and provides schemes of work for teachers created by Education advisers who were once teachers themselves. Education advisers can come into the classroom and support teachers to deliver a topic of their choice.

Rocket Gardens - Dig for the Future

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Reasonably priced Starter Garden kits available to get children growing their own fruit and vegetables.

RHS Campaign for School Gardening

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The RHS Campaign for School Gardening aims to encourage and support schools to develop and actively use a school garden. As part of the Campaign they provide teachers with resources through their website and an extensive programme of CPD days.

Leaders Award

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Primary Engineer provide Leaders Awards for STEM Subjects for ages 5-19.

Plumpton College Schools Centre

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Plumpton College offers a range of on-site visits that focus on the needs of the National Curriculum for groups ranging from Foundation stage to Key Stage 4. Visits range from campus tours to half or full-day field trips and activities with food, farming and environmental themes can be tailor-made to suit specific needs.

Planet Science

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Planet Science is a website that provides a multitude of free and fun Science resources for young people, teachers and parents.

NRICH

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

NRICH is a team of qualified teachers who are also practitioners in RICH mathematical thinking. This unique blend means that NRICH is ideally placed to offer advice and support to both teachers and learners of mathematics.

Mark Brake Science Roadshows

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Mark and his colleague, the science rapper Jon Chase, have developed a number of interactive roadshows including The Science and Magic of Harry Potter that they are taking out to schools, life centres, and libraries, throughout the UK.

Marie-Noëlle Barton

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Marie-Noëlle Barton is an inspiring and motivating speaker with 20 years’ experience of addressing conferences, symposia, prize giving ceremonies, careers events and dinners in the UK and abroad.

K’Nex Construction Kits

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

K’Nex is based around a series of “Rods”, which can be joined together by “Connectors”, children (and even adults!) can use their imagination to make potentially millions of different working models.

Jonathan Hare - Talks and Workshops

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Dr Jonathan Hare is a well known science educator and BBC TV science presenter. His talks and workshops explore exciting science for all ages.

James Dyson Foundation

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The James Dyson Foundation website makes free resources available for schools and universities which encourage young people to think differently, make mistakes and invent.

Jaguar Cars Maths in Motion Challenge

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Harnessing the excitement and expectation of a Grand Prix race, the Challenge enables participating schools to involve students at most ability levels. It will encourage them to discover what fun a basic knowledge and understanding of mathematics can be, not to mention an asset for life!

Imagineering Clubs

Key stage: ks2, ks3

Imagineering Clubs operate after School where students have fun making from kits a series of working engineering models which they can take home when completed to share with their families. The clubs can be supported by teachers, TAs or volunteers, and there are currently more than 140 Imagineering Clubs running across the UK.

I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

‘I’m a Scientist’ is a science education and engagement tool which gets scientists and schools students talking to each other other online.

IET Faraday

Key stage: ks2, ks3

A large range of posters to support teaching of electricity and power. There are also other resources on the Faraday site which, while aimed at KS3, may be useful for primary schools as well.

Ian B. Dunne - The Science Storyteller

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Ian B. Dunne brings enthusiasm, excitement and most of all – fun into physics, cheers into chemistry and a buzz to biology with his exciting school science days and science shows.

GreenPower - Electric car racing

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Greenpower provides electric car racing for schools and colleges from around the UK. Greenpower aims to promote engineering and technology as careers, to students aged 10 to 18.

Goodwood Home Farm

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The Goodwood Estate offers a rich variety of sites and experiences and can provide an enjoyable and educational day out. Students can visit the organic home farm or go on forestry tours or nature trails.

Go4Set

Key stage: ks3

Go4SET provides students with the opportunity of working with and being mentored by Scientists, Engineers and Technologists chosen from the complete spectrum of SET disciplines.

Go Berserk

Key stage: ks2, ks3

A new series which has been released to help give even quite young children programming skills and the confidence to apply them.

Generation Green (British Gas)

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

British Gas’ educational programme; teaching children about sustainability, inspiring a nation of energy innovators and providing energy makeovers for schools across Britain.

Further Mathematics Support Programme

Key stage: ks4, ks5

The Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP) is a government-funded initiative to provide advice, information and resources for Mathematics and STEM Subjects.

Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

FACE aim to educate children and young people about food and farming in a sustainable countryside. They do this by working with their members and partners to promote visits to farms, and to provide easy access to a wide range of high-quality educational resources and activities to complement both school-based studies and outdoor visits.

EdComs Teachers

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Here you will a find a wealth of free teaching resources and ideas for your lessons, across a full range of subject areas. Browse through their high-quality, free learning resources to discover what resources they’ve got for primary and secondary teachers.

Buchan Country Park

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Buchan Country Park is an ideal place for outdoor fieldwork. Visits are individually planned to fit in with National Curriculum requirements. Activities range from pond dipping and environmental games to map reading and habitat mapping.

Commonwork Land Trust

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Based on an organic farm in the Kent countryside, Commonwork provides an education programme to encourage learning in the natural environment. Each programme offers a visit to their organic dairy farm.

Chichester Harbour Conservancy

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

The Education Service at Chichester Harbour Conservancy aims to help children understand what is special about the harbour. Guided field trips, indoor activities, road shows and other educational resources are available.

CensusAtSchool

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

CensusAtSchool collects and disseminates real data for use by teachers and pupils in data-handling, ICT and across the curriculum for teaching and learning.

Brighton & Hove Museums

Key stage: ks1, ks2

The Royal Pavilion, Libraries & Museums Department run a variety of science sessions available to schools in the area.

Ashdown Forest Centre

Key stage: ks1, ks2

Ashdown Forest is steeped in history, rich in wildlife and nature and it’s a great learning environment for children. Explorer packs and activities are available for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and the Education Barn can be booked as a base.

ARKive

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Educate your pupils using ARKive’s many thousands of videos, images and fact files in a wide range of science, ICT, art and English projects. Use the ARKive multimedia materials to engage your class in key biology topics, such as variation and adaptation, habitats or life cycles, or use them as creative inspiration for art & design projects. All our photos, video clips and authenticated fact files are free and easy to use in your classroom activities and presentations.

Andrew Jeffrey - Magical School Shows

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Andrew Jeffrey, the ‘mathmagician’, looks at maths from a different angle – in the form of magic. He performs in the ‘magic of maths’ show in schools which involves plenty of audience interaction and demonstrations.

ActionAid

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

ActionAid curriculum-linked resources, school talks and campaigns bring the people they work with and their stories into your classroom. Take action in your school on issues such as climate change and global education.

ABPI Resources for Schools

Key stage: ks1, ks2, ks3, ks4

Curriculum related resources which have been developed by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and link topics studied in school to their application in industry and in research.

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