The core values that underpin our work are that children's learning is:
maximised when they are able to take responsibility for shaping their learning; and
most memorable and enjoyable when they are finding out about the world through their own exploration.
For this to happen, children need to be:
equipped with the skills to work scientifically that will enable them to be independent learners; and
provided with opportunities to make decisions for themselves.
Our role is to unlock the potential in schools and teachers to inspire their pupils about science, while also developing their confidence in teaching and assessing their children’s knowledge and skills.
We work in a number of different ways to achieve this. For more information about the skills and experience we have, see our staff biographies below.
We work with national bodies, local authorities and education partnerships, federations, academy chains and businesses to devise and implement strategies for primary science, including:
setting up and leading regular science subject leader meetings
developing and delivering annual programmes of continuing professional development (CPD)
devising and delivering specific projects.
We work directly with schools providing advice and CPD tailored to their needs. For information about the CPD courses that we have developed and deliver, visit the CPD page. We also provide bespoke CPD packages and consultancy services. For further information, visit the Advice page.
Finally, our Resources page contains publications that we have developed and links to websites and other resources that schools will find useful.
Founder & Director
An independent primary science consultant for almost 20 years, former Chair of the Association of Science Education’s Primary Science Committee, and author of primary science teaching and learning resources, including Snap Science, PLAN and Science Meets English
Business Development Director
A communications professional in Whitehall and Westminster for over 20 years who began his career in education and developed and published teaching and learning materials for the Youth Justice Board and the Basic Skills Agency
Finance and Administration
Responsible for our financial and project administration