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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:



Getting practical:  a framework for practical work in scienceGetting practical:
a framework for practical work in science



Subject specific resources can be found at the following websites:



Featured resource




An interactive software resource designed to help teachers and their students get more out of laboratory sessions.


Ideal for supporting Post 16 Chemistry studies




Getting Practical partners offer the following resources to support teachers:


Information on the latest secondary and college developments


Institute of Physics (IOP)
- Resources for Schools and Colleges


L'Oreal Young Scientist Centre, Royal Institution

- Exploring science in a new state-of-the-art laboratory.


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



– Resources for teachers supporting chemistry education


The Society of Biology
- Competition for students to take part in



Other organisations also offer good quality practical science resources:


Centre for Effective Learning in Science (CELS)

– Post 16 web based activities and downloadable resources


Bristol ChemLabs

– Post 16 master classes in chemistry


The British Science Association
- CREST projects and awards

Science Additional Specialism Programme (SASP)

- Professional development programme to help teachers without a first degree or a secondary initial teacher training specialism in physics or chemistry to teach more effectively.


South East Physics Network (SEPnet)

- Excitement, Innovation and Knowledge of Physics


Presenting Science, Bringing Science to Life