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Plea for science skills

The number of specialist science teachers in primary schools needs to triple to provide high-quality teaching, according to a Royal Society report. Research found that there are fewer than 6,000 specialist science teachers in the more than 17,000 English primaries. The report, which analysed science and maths education for five- to 14-year-olds, also wants a move away from children being "drilled" to pass tests.

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