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Free Primary School CPD Course

On Tuesday 17 October Abingdon Science Partnership will be hosting the Ogden Trust Primary Science Partnerships ‘Earth and Space’ CPD day. This will be a FREE event, running from 9:15am to 3pm at Abingdon School’s Yang Science Centre (https://www.abingdon.org.uk/map_and_directions). Each […]

Looking ahead to the Year of Engineering 2018

In 2018, organisations from the world of engineering, construction, transport, education and many other sectors will be joining forces for the Year of Engineering. The Year of Engineering is a government-led campaign that will give thousands of young people an […]

Run the solar system for British Science Week 2017!

An exciting new initiative aimed at getting runners involved with a little science during British Science Week in March! Runners anywhere in the world will be able to download a 10k race app and take part in a virtual race […]

Inspire your pupils with science

Inspire your pupils with science More ›

The Future of STEM Education?

The white paper issued today from the National Science Learning Centre about the future of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education More ›

Practical science is a low priority

Pupils at many academy and local authority schools in England are missing out on practical science experiments because of a lack of basic equipment, according to a report on the BBC website. A survey of 845 schools by the group […]

Maths for Mums and Dads

SciEnts’ very own Maths Magician, Rob Eastaway, appeared on BBC Breakfast news last week explaining some neat tricks and simple techniques for parents to help their children with their maths homework. Long division and long multiplication has never been so […]

Planning for National Science Week

Science teachers know how difficult it can be to plan their activities for National Science and Engineering Week which is just around the corner! It can be a struggle to find a good quality in-school presentation. Sometimes the science is […]

Maths isn’t the end of the world

December 21st 2012 marks the end of Mayan Calendar, heralding the appearance of Bolon Yokte Kuh, the Mayan god of War. More ›

Firework science!

Make 5th November go with a bang by impressing your students with a full science of fireworks show with indoor pyrotechnic demonstrations! More ›

Curiosity on Mars

Could Mars have supported life? More ›

What’s all the fuss about the Higgs Boson?

Let our troupe tell you why it matters. More ›

Elevated status for science and maths primary schools curriculum

Draft Programmes of Study published. More ›

Achieving School Maths Potential

Too many schools are entering pupils for their GCSE Mathematics early More ›

Blossoming career opportunities for Science Communicators

It’s very encouraging to learn that the explosive enthusiasm for science among the general public is cited as a possible reason for an increase in those pursuing science communication careers… http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2012/may/18/science-careers-under-microscope Popular family science shows such as Bang Goes the […]

How can a clown, a juggler, a comedian and a rock guitarist inspire the next generation of scientists?

How can a clown, a juggler, a comedian and a rock guitarist inspire the next generation of scientists? A brand new, unique, service for science and maths teachers has been  launched. SciEnts (http://www.SciEnts.co.uk) is a simple, high quality and brand […]

National Science Week – hints and tips

National Science and Engineering Week is just around the corner and there are loads of reasons why schools and colleges should participate. Organising an event for National Science and Engineering Week can benefit teachers, schools, colleges, universities, and the community […]

What are YOU doing for science in 2012?

2012 will be a momentous year in human history. Not only could the Higgs finally be discovered but there will be other scientific and mathematical hooks in which you could base an event around. On June 6th, the planet Venus […]

Government response: practical science in schools

Tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd), we are expecting the official Government response to the Commons Science and Technology Select Committee report published last week on practical science in schools. The Select Committee warned that “Within UK schools, students are not receiving the […]

Top Tips for booking your SciEnts show

Top tips for booking a SciEnts show for your school or science event More ›