Primary Science Resources

All our resources have been developed from Trust funded research. We make most of our resources freely available and ready to download and use. However, some of our resources have higher development and production costs, and in order to cover these we do make a modest charge. Please do browse all our resources below and visit our online shop.



cLASSROOM MATERIALS

Full of new ideas and strategies, these resources support teachers with the planning, delivery, assessment and leadership of primary science. Please browse the materials below.



CPD UNITS

These online and downloadable units support teachers’ professional development and are suitable for sharing with colleagues. Many also contain associated classroom materials.

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Wooden Models

This booklet is designed to be used alongside a set of 12 wooden models - commissioned by the Primary Science Teaching Trust, with the intention of creating a…

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Science Clubs

This unit introduces science clubs and the benefits of running a science club.

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STRATA 2019

Medium term plans to support the work of teachers of pupils with special educational needs in science.

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Smarter Schools

This unit has been written by Dr Lynne Bianchi (Senior Research Fellow) and Penny Thompson (Senior Lecturer) at Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam…

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Bright Ideas

Strategies to encourage higher order thinking in science through dedicated discussion slots.

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Foundation Science

Explores how science fits into the early learning goals and what it is like to teach science to a foundation class.

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Science-Physical

The Science~Physical approach – exploring scientific concepts through the creative arts (in this instance movement and dance) – is closely based on a…

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The Thinking Frames Approach

There are 5 key sections to the Thinking Frames Approach; Setting the Question, Brainwave, See, Think/Sequence, Paragraph.

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Beyond The Classroom

This CPD unit explores how the outdoor classroom can be successfully planned to motivate learners in science whilst highlighting opportunities to bridge into…

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York STAY Project

This unit is based on the AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust research and development programme at the University of York and provides you with a range of…

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Top Marks

Top Marks is a highly innovative Continuous Professional Development project funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust.

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