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Art and Humanities Cadbury Limited Interesting chocolate encyclopaedia with histories of the company and chocolate generally.

www.cadburylearningzone.co.uk-activities and info on maths, history and environment, plus business studies, including special case study on Fuse, a new chocolate bar.

Contact: Consumer Relations Department, PO BOX 12, Bournville, Birmingham, B30 2LU Tel: 0121 4514444 mail@cadbury.co.uk www.cadbury.co.uk Subjects: food, business studies, history

Centre for Alternative Technology Material: Water Power Teachers' Guide; Wind Power Teacher's Guide Contact: Allan Shepherd, CAT , Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ.

Tel: 01654 705950 Fax: 01654 703605 catpub@globalnet.co.uk www.cat.org.uk - info on visits, teachers' courses and residential visits Subjects: geography, PSHE, science, technology

Chemical Industry Education Centre Materials: Hot Chocolate; Sound Advice; Clean Science; Let sleeping bags lie; Waste away; Aluminium; Cradle to Grave; Fit to Drink; War against Pests; Captains of Industry; Green Chlorine; Product design:plastic pop bottles; Product design: polyurethane in sports shoes; Product design: sleeping bags; Coastline Protection Snowbound. Training for teachers on website.

Contact: CIEC, Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD Tel 01904 432523 Fax 01904 434460 ciec@york.ac.uk www.york.ac.ukorgciec Subjects: science, geography, technology

Compassion in World Farming Trust Materials: Genetic engineering and farm animals; Farm animals and us (videosteachers' packs). Campaigning for Farm Animals' Welfare (citizenship booklet); After the Ark (KS3 RE source book); Stimulus Response (biology video).

Contact: Phil Brooke, 5a Charles Street, Petersfield, Hants, GU32 3EH Tel: 01730 268070 Fax: 01730 260791 countryciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk www.ciwf.co.uk Subjects: geography, science, citizenship, RE

Corus (formerly British Steel) Materials: Steel and energy; Corus Steel and the environment; Marine Conservation Ocean Vigil; Protecting the Environment; Recycling Matters; Making Steel (x3); Materials Samples refill set; Materials: a database; Problem solving with Industry; Finding out about conservation and development; Contact: Corus Education Service, PO BOX 10, Wetherby, Yorkshire, LS23 7EL. Tel: 01937 840 243 Fax: 01937 845 381 corus@twoten.press.net www.corusgroup.com Subjects: science, geography.

Countryside Foundation for Education Materials: A case for the countryside, an online resource for KS3; The Litchford File, includes notes for teachers and pupils, and videos.

Contact: CFE, PO BOX 8, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 5YJ Tel: 01422 885566 Fax: 01422 885533 info@countrysidefoundation.org.uk www.countrysidefoundation.org.uk Subjects: technology, science, maths, geography, PSHE

Crop Protection Association Materials: Feed the world.

Contact: Richard Trow-Smith, 4 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2RP Tel: 01733 349225 Fax: 01733 562523 info@cropprotection.org.uk www.cropprotection.org.uk Subject: geography

Farming and CountrysideEducation Reading lists available online, some resources as downloads.

Contact: National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ Tel: 024 7 685 8261 Fax: 0247 669 6388 face@rase.org.uk www.face-online.org.uk Subject: geography

Foundation for Small and Medium EnterpriseDevelopment Materials; Enterprise: teaching and learning resources; Make it in Britain - GNVQ Advanced Manufacturing (mandatory and optional units); Hand in hand, management guide for schools and colleges - encourages involvement of small and medium enterprises in partnerships with schools; An enterprising approach to English; An enterprising approach to Geography.

Contact: University of Durham, Mill Hill Lane, Durham, DH1 3LB Tel: 0191 3742251 Fax: 0191 3742206 lynda.anderson@durham.ac.uk. www.fsmed.org.uk Subjects: business studies, English, geography

Institute of Petroleum Materials: Oil and gas energy for the world; Inside an Industry, Coryton oil refinery; Oil, a natural resource; Exploring for Oil; Fossils into Fuels.

Contact: Library and Information Service, 61 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7AR Tel: 020 7467 7100 Fax: 0207 255 1472 ip@petroleum.co.uk www.petroleum.co.uk Subjects: science, geography

National Portrait Gallery Materials: Self Portrait slide pack; 20th-century slide pack. Contact: Publications, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE Tel: 0207306 0055 Fax: 020 73060092 publications@npg.org.uk www.npg.org.uk Subjects: art, history

Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust Materials: Action Stations education programme.

Contact: Barbara Barnes, 19 College Road, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 3LJ Tel: 023 9282 0921 Fax: 023 9286 2437 www.action.stations.org.uk Subject:history

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Materials: Decisions and the Environment; People's effect on the Environment; Wader Migration game.

Contact: Rosalind Hatchings, RSPB, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL.

Tel: 01767 680551 Fax: 01767 681284 education@educationrspb.org.uk www.rspb.org.uk Subjects: geography, science

Business studies Cadbury Limited (See under Arts and Humanities) Centre for Education and Industry Materials: It's not just a soap story (exercises related to soap manufacture and other business-related materials; Industry and the Curriculum 5-14; guidance for teachers (primary and secondary) Contact: CEI National Headquarters, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL Tel: 0247 652 3909 Fax: 0247 652 3617 cei@warwick.ac.uk www.warwick.ac.ukcei Subject: business studies.

Foundation for Small and Medium EnterpriseDevelopment (see under Arts and Humanities) London Stock Exchange Business studies website www.londonstockexchange.com Subject: business studies McDonald's Business studies information such as stocks and shares.

www.mcdonalds.com Subject: business studies.

Nuffield Foundation Useful list of resources and CD-ROMs for schools www.nuffieldfoundation.org Subject: business studies Personal Finance Education Group Excellence and access project - teaches pupils to manage finances and encourages schools to integrate finance into other curriculum interests.

Contact: PFEG, Centurion House, 24 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8AQ Tel: 0207 220 1735 Fax: 0207 220 1731 info@pfeg.org www.pfeg.org Subjects: business studies, maths.

Proshare Student Investor 2002 Aims to increase students' awareness and knowledge of shares and investing via a series of worksheets and competitions, including Young Business Writer of the Year. The Portfolio Challenge offers a top prize of pound;2,000 for the school or college whose students' share portfolio increases by the largest amount on a theoretical investment of pound;100,000 on the stock exchange. Students can also win a trip to one of the top financial cities in the world. Worksheets combine useful tasks with practical internet-based activities. Relevant linked websites include the London Stock Exchange site, which is comprehensive and easy to navigate.

Contact: PSI 2002, Centurion House, 24 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8AQ Tel: 0207 220 1763 Fax: 0207 220 1731 si@proshare.org www.innovation.gov.uksi2002 Subject: business studies.

Shell LiveWIRE A programme of resources and online mentoring for young entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30, Shell LiveWIRE covers schools, colleges and community enterprise schemes. The scheme is being used extensively in Scotland and Northern Ireland, where Shell LiveWIRE is running an enterprise awareness programme in schools backed by an enterprise module which has been incorporated into GCSE business studies, science and technology. John Devitt, the UK director of LiveWIRE, says: "The real challenge for us is separating enterprise from business and bringing it into other subjects."

Essential Business Kit (as download or by post).

Contact: Shell Livewire UK Office, Hawthorn House, Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SG Tel: 0845 757 3252 Fax: 0191 261 1910 shell-livewire@projectne.co.uk www.shell-livewire.org Subject:business studies Environment Food and Nutrition British Egg Information Service Egg Facts; Lion-quality egg poster; the Egg File.

Contact:BEIS, 126-128 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4ET Tel: 020 73707411 Fax: 020 73733926 info@britegg.co.uk www.britegg.co.uk Subjects: food and nutrition.

Cadbury Limited (See under Arts and Humanities) St Ivel Limited Materials: Enjoying food at its best; Healthy eating and healthy living; A Matter of Fat; A Fat Finder; Salt Sense; BMI calculator.

Contact: Rachel Blackwell, Interface Business Park, Wootton Bassett, SN4 8QE Tel: 01793 841009 Fax: 01793 843146 rachel.blackwell@st-ivel.co.uk www.st-ivel.co.uk Subjects: food and nutrition.

Maths Construction IndustryTraining Board Materials: 2D or not 2D?; Starting out safely Contact: Irene Andrews, Bircham Newton, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6RH Tel: 01485 577577 Fax: 01485 577497 irene.andrews@citb.co.uk www.citb.co.uk Subjects: science, PSHE, maths.. Countryside Foundationfor Education (See under Arts and Humanities)

Proshare's Student Investor 2002 (See under Business Studies)

PE Royal Navy Careers CD-Rom; Action fitness; Action pack; Multi-sport challenge Contact: PO BOX 60001, Tockwith, North Yorkshire, YO26 7YE Tel: 0870 333 0423 www.rn-maths.co.uk Subjects: PE, PSHE

PSHE British Heart Foundation Materials: Eatsmart; Active school resource pack for secondary schools; Body file; Fit or Twit; Hack!; Anti-Smoking; Be Active; No Fear.

Contact: BHF, 14 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1.

Tel: 0207 935 0185 Fax: 0207 486 5820 www.bhf.org.uk Subjects: biology, PSHE

Centre for AlternativeTechnology See under Arts and Humanities

Construction IndustryTraining Board See under Maths

Countryside Foundationfor Education See under Arts and Humanities

ICI Materials: Chemistry Club Handbook (11-14); Practical Chemistry Techniques (CD-ROM); Periodic Table (wall chart or interactive version online); Tomorrow's World of Work (ring binder). Some resources as downloads.

Contact: Jane Gamble, Group Technology Office, Wilton Centre, Wilton, Redcar, TS10 4RF Tel: 01642 437 365 Fax: 01642 437 344 jane_gamble@ici.com www.ici.comici_schools Subjects: science, PSHE

Inland Revenue Materials: Inland Revenue Z card. A brief guide to taxation and how it affects you. Example payslip for school-leavers.

Contact: Pam Humphrey, Room G7, New Wing, Somerset House, London, WC2A 1LB Tel: 0131 273 3048 Fax: 020 7438 7428 www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk Subject: PSHE

Macmillan Cancer Relief Schools and Youth Department, 11th Floor, Macmillan Cancer Relief, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7OQ Tel: 020 7840 7840 Fax: 020 7222 7729 Subjects: PSHE, biology

Royal Navy See under PE

Science and Technology Association of the BritishPharmaceutical Industry Materials: The Pharmaceutical business; Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals. Contact: Margaret Fleming, Publications Department, ABPI, 12 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY.

Tel: 020 7930 3477 x1446 Fax: 020 7747 1411 mfleming@abpi.org.uk www.abpi.org.uk Subject: science

BAe Systems Materials: The Science behind the Plane; Flight data recorder; The Engineer Inside Hotline: 0845 3036020 www.engineeringourfuture.co.uk (ASA2 Physics revision, Schools Network offers info for teachers Subjects: science, technology

British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association Materials: Quest Ranger 98; Aerosol Know-How Contact: Debby Linnegar, BAMA, Kings Buildings, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JJ Tel: 020 7828 5111 Fax: 020 7834 8436 debbylinnegar@bama.co.uk www.bama.co.uk Subject: science

British Heart Foundation See under PSHE

British Nuclear Fuels Limited Materials: Investigating Sellafield Visitors Centre; Women in Science; Beyond U235; The Discovery Box; Exploring Radioactivity; Power On; Investigations with water; Now you see it, now you don't; Making waves; Labmouse (1, 2 and 3); Kingdom - GNVQ.

Contact: Pauline Deans, Community Affairs Officer, Risley, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6AS. Tel: 01925 832826 Fax: 01925833851 pauline.j.deans@bnfl.com www.bnfl.com Subjects: science

Centre for AlternativeTechnology See under Arts and Humanities

Chemical IndustryEducation Centre See under Arts and Humanities

Compassion in World Farming Trust See under Arts and Humanities

Construction IndustryTraining Board See under Maths

Corus (formerly British Steel) See under Arts and Humanities

Countryside Foundation for Education See under Arts and Humanities

ICI See under PSHE

Institute of Electrical Engineers Materials: Learning and Teaching Scotland. Electrical and Electronic Symbols; Resistance poster; Micromouse Resource Exploring Everyday Products.

Contact: N Saunders, Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 2AY Tel: 01438 767373 Fax: 01438 742856.

nsaunders@iee.org.uk www.iee.org.ukschools Subjects: science

Institute of Petroleum See under Arts and Humanities

Macmillan Cancer Relief See under PSHE

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds See under Arts and Humanities

Soil Association Materials: Living Earth; Organic Farming.Teachers can send for info about all areas covered by the Soil Associatrion. Send email requesting details on chosen subject.The association is keen to help teachers.

Contact: Mail Order Department, Bristol House, 40-50 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6BY Tel: 0117 929 0661 Fax: 0117 925 2504 info@soilassociation.org www.soilassociation.org Subjects: geography, science

Teaching

Learning and TeachingScotland Learning and Teaching Scotland, 74 Victoria Crescent Road, Glasgow, G12 9JN Tel: 0141 337 5000 Fax: 0141 337 5050 enquiries@LTScotland.com www.LTScotland.comsoftpub for resources catalogues (early years, primary and secondary) Subjects: teacher training, teaching resources resources

CHOCOLATE IS NO BAR TO LEARNING

Check out the learning zone on Cadbury's website for an excellent case study on Fuse, a new confectionery bar. There is a complete marketing plan for the new product, including competition analysis of the UK's top-selling brands and a breakdown of the snack market - almost pound;10 billion of biscuits, crisps and ice cream. The study looks at consumer testing, pack design, brand name and launch strategy. There are also role-play exercises on being a brand manager and teamwork to develop marketing campaigns. www.cadbury.co.uk

MONEY MATTERS GET PERSONAL

Personal finance is now part of the curriculum in PSHE, citizenship and business studies, but it is a complex area that needs up-to-date materials and an imaginative approach to bring it to life. Supported by the Financial Services Authority, the QCA and the DFES as well as leading banks and insurance companies, Personal Finance Education Group is running its Excellence and Access project in 400 schools in 40 local education authorities. Materials are quality assured, as is its support and training for teachers. The website lists teaching resources by age and key stage as well as case studies and tried and tested lesson plans. Resources can be ordered via the website. Tel: 020 7220 1735; www.pfeg.org

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