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The list of resources below is by no means an exhaustive list and should you find any resources that we could add to the list or have developed any yourself that you might like to share, please do contact us through the Your Thoughts page.



SCORE resources supporting the programme:



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Practical Primary Science Website




Getting Practical partners offer the following resources to support teachers:


ASE Outdoor Science

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- Information about primary resources for teaching practical science


IOP - Physicists in Primary Schools


Primary Science Enhancement Programme (PSEP)

- Providing support for Sc1


Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) programme
- Resources for work on plants


The National Strategies (Early Years)
- Information regarding early years foundation stage


The National Strategies (Primary)
- Information regarding primary level resources


National Network of Science Learning Centres
- Professional development courses for teachers and teaching assistants




Other organisations also offer good quality practical science resources:


Bristol ChemLabs

– Primary activities and events in the South West region


Centre for Effective Learning in Science (CELS)
– Primary ‘Kit in a Kase’ activities in the East Midlands


Centre for Effective Learning in Science (CELS)
– Primary web based activities and downloadable resources


Dr Mark's Advanced Thinking and Learning

- Shows and workshops for practical science with accompanying CPD


Field Studies Council

- Fieldwork opportunities with FSC's Outdoor Classroom


Garden Organic for Schools

- Outdoor growing practical activities for primary schools


School Science

- Resource bank for science activities


Succeeding with Science

- Online resources to help with practical primary science


Teachers TV

- KS1/2 Science - Wowing the parents with practical science


The British Science Association
- CREST * Investigator science enquiry projects and awards

The Foodies
- For the under 8s - gardening and food related resources for practical activities