Switched on Science

A whole-school science scheme for complete coverage of the primary science curriculum

A whole-school science programme that brings science to life in the classroom, with engaging pupil materials and comprehensive teaching materials.

  • Engage young minds with flexible science lessons suitable for every classroom

  • Give all teachers the confidence to deliver inspirational and interactive science lessons

  • Save budget with flexible purchase options and a whole-school solution

  • Track pupil progress with differentiated assessment

Switched on Science is a whole-school science solution that will help teachers and practitioners deliver the primary science curriculum from EYFS through to Year 6. It contains all the materials, teaching tools and CPD support you need to run an engaging and exciting science programme throughout your school at a one-off cost - unlike other science schemes, there is no ongoing subscription.

Download a free Switched on Science in the Early Years sample unit

Download free Switched on Science Year 1 and Year 4 sample units

Watch free sample CPD videos from Year 2 and Year 6

Watch free sample pupil videos from Year 2 and Year 5


Take a look at why Barrow Hedges Primary School love Switched on Science!


What's included in Switched on Science


7 Teacher's Guides for EYFS to Year 6 each containing 6 or more half-termly projects
  • Clear links to curriculum objectives
  • Step-by-step instructions to running experiments
  • A glossary of scientific language
  • Must-see topic websites for further investigation
  • End-of-topic assessments


6 printed Activity Resources Books for Years 1-6
  • Photocopiable activity sheets for each topic
  • Adaptable and flexible content according to your lesson plan
  • Bright and colourful EYFS posters for your classroom walls


Permanent access, at no extra cost, for all of your teachers to Switched on Science Online
  • 36 dynamic and eye-catching pupil videos introducing children to scientific concepts and methods - one per topic
  • Printable pupil activity sheets to accompany each project
  • 36 bite-sized CPD videos showing teachers how to run fun and engaging experiments in class 
  • Powerpoint slides for front-of-class use


Purchasing for your school

Our sales consultants are happy to come to your school to discuss Switched on Science in more detail and build a bespoke, cost-effective package that is tailored to your school's needs. Find your nearest consultant

Switched on Science has been reviewed by The Association for Science Education

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