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These resources are for an old series. Find the newer Exploring Science Working Scientifically series, plus all of its support, here.


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Tests and markingExploring Science: free samples

We thought it'd be useful to have corrected tests for year 7 foundation, year 7 higher, plus year 8 foundation and year 8 higher end-of-year tests. We've also got the corrected mark scheme for 8E.

You can also take a look at our dedicated support page for end-of-year tests, designed specifically for SEN pupils.



Any questions?

Got a question about the Planning & Personalisation Tool? Download our PPT FAQs! And if you're looking for the answer to something less specific, our general FAQs might be just what you need.


For Technicians

We've got some handy technicians checklists for year 7,year 8  and year 9 - with hints on health and safety, resources and demonstrations for each unit.



Using Exploring Science


  • Exploring Science is a flexible course; this schematics document shows you how it can be used to teach KS3 in 2-3 years. You can also visit our dedicated webpage, with lots of information on the easy way to deliver a 2-year KS3!




Rapid Task Planner

  • Finally, we've provided a quick reference document for where abbreviations and acronyms are used in the Rapid Task Planner.


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