David describes the Nuffield STEM Futures (KS3/4) as "A splendid example of cross curricula STEM".


Jamie used the discussion ideas in the assembly activity Science Fiction or Science Fact? as "rich starter activities" with KS3 classes.




The National STEM Centre houses the largest open collection of resources for teachers of science, design and technology, engineering and mathematics in the UK.

Resources for use with early years to post-16 students are freely available as physical and eLibrary collections. These materials include:

  • Contemporary print, multimedia, interactive and practical teaching materials
  • Archive of STEM videos from TeachersTV
  • Digitised archive resources drawn from recent decades

Visit: www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk

Thousands of resources available through an easy to search online 'eLibrary'.

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An area for teachers to collate lists of resources in ‘My lists’, and share their own materials and ideas in ‘Groups’.

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The physical library in York is available for teachers to visit throughout the year.

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