Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre is all about empowering young people to discover science for themselves through hands-on activities. Take a look at their website for centre opening times, events and all the other exciting things they do!

About the Cambridge Science Centre
You Tube Channel
What's On - Events Calendar
Social Media with access to Learning Challenges which can be completed at home. 


Colchester Zoo

Activity Pack 1
Activity Pack 2
Activity Pack 3


Dr Jo Science

Online Science Club


Forestry England

  • Leaf-tastic leaves: Learn to identify a tree by its leaf shape
  • Leaf rubbing: Make your own with paper, crayons and leaves
  • Be a wildlife ranger: Discover how many creatures call trees their home 
  • Be a forester: Learn how to calculate the age and size of a tree
  • Be a tree scientist: Experiment, and have a go at growing your own tree!
Be a Tree Explorer


Download and print your very own game of Tree Trumps to get to know the different species growing in our woods and discover some of their leafy secrets!

Did you know that the English oak tree can live for 800 years? Or that the Sitka spruce can grow up to 100 metres tall? Simply download and print your own set of cards, and challenge your family to a competition of height, timber value and most importantly, climb-ability! 

Tree Trumps


Museum of Power - Nr Maldon

Children's University learning is awarded for a general visit and also, for any workshops which you may attend.


North Essex Astrological Society

Young Astronomers Club


Pawprint Family

Pawprint Family are a National Learning Destination Partner and a very popular Children's University activity provider.  We have selected activity challenges which are eligible for our Science and Engineering Faculty.  All of their resources are free to download.  

You will notice that the Pawprint Family Challenges are set by age/key stage to help you to identify the most suitable set of challenges for your child. Of course you can make different choices, these are just a guide.

To receive a 1 hour learning stamp, please complete one activity from each section.

Alan Turing
Astronaut Adventures
STEM Challenge Pack
Sweets Challenge
Weather and Climate