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Reach Out

Teach primary science with confidence. Free access to online continuing professional development for all UK primary school teachers in the UK. Fun science activities also for parents to do at home.

5-11 year olds
Teachers, Parents

The Fuse School

A growing range of free secondary age group teaching videos on maths, biology, physics and chemistry. The functional maths section is also suitable for primary pupils.

9-18 year olds

What is a Vertebrate?

A short, animated video which explains the difference between a vertebrate and an invertebrate and a sorting game where you need to sort a few animals into the two categories.

7-11 year olds

All About Spring

Our feature on Spring looks at why we get Spring and what happens in Spring. It focuses on the United Kingdom but is applicable to other countries in the Northern Hemisphere. IWB friendly.

5-11 year olds
Teachers, Pupils

BBC Bitesize Science Key Stage 2

Colourful, interactive science activities from the BBC Bitesize on the key areas: materials, energy, light and sound, humans, plants and animals. Designed for 10 to 11 year olds.

7-11 year olds


Superb interactive, illustrated tutorials and quizzes on human anatomy and physiology. This is definitely worth a visit if you are studying the human body.

14-18 year olds
Teachers, Pupils

Inside the Human Body

A superb interactive simulation which explores each of the systems of the body demonstrating their structure and function.

11-16 year olds

Food a Fact of Life

The website is a comprehensive education programme which communicates up-to-date, evidence-based, messages around ‘food’ to all those involved in education. The are excellent free lesson plans and printable or presentation resources to support teachers.

3-14 year olds

How the Sun and UV Cause Cancer

Find out how to protect your skin in the sun. There is an animation showing you what happens to your skin when it is burnt in the sun.

5-11 year olds
Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Practical Biology

Practical Biology provides teachers of biology with experiments that demonstrate a wide range of biological concepts and processes. The site is useful for those wishing to develop their practical craft in biology.

11-18 year olds
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