News | Jan 26, 2024

Explorify wins at BETT Awards 2024

shortlisted attendees at The Brewery in London during the 2024 Bett awards

Explorify, known in the sector for stimulating science curiosity in early years and primary, has won the ‘Primary Free Digital Content App or Open Educational Resource’ Award at the BETT Awards 2024.


The BETT Awards recognises creativity and innovation found throughout technology for education each year. Explorify’s winning category recognises exemplary free digital and online resources for to ensure that teachers working in the early years and primary sector have access to quality educational materials. Explorify had strong competition as the resource was shortlisted alongside many other notable organisations.


Explorify’s website is packed full to get children talking and thinking about science. It is dedicated to making sure teachers feel supported and confident with their science subject knowledge by offering over 800 free curriculum focused activities, planning support videos, an engaging podcasts collection, ideas for taking science lessons further and much more.

PSTT and STEM Learning team that support Explorify winning at the 2024 Bett awards

Explorify was created by the Wellcome Trust and is now managed by STEM Learning and the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) with a grant from Wellcome. Both organisations have expressed their elation and gratitude for being recognised with this award.


Alison Eley, PSTT’s Director of National Programme, said that the Explorify team have put “so much into developing new content that’s really relevant for teachers.” Elizabeth Hooper, STEM Learning’s Resources and STEM Centre Lead, said, “Explorify stands on the shoulders of giants – the biggest giants are the classroom teachers who are delivering every day.”


Explorify has over 120,000 active users and is engaged with more than 15,000 UK primary schools. The website is always developing and growing based on the needs of teachers. Share award-winning resources with your school and sign up to Explorify today.


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