Teaching materials for schools and colleges

16th June 2000 at 01:00
Please note: this does not aim to be a comprehensive list, but an indication of some of the main sponsored educational resources available.

Primary Age 5 to 11

English

British Telecom

BT's literacy project, FutureTalk, is linked with the Dome's TalkZone, which it sponsors, and focuses on improving young people's communications skills. BT is aiming to involve 3,500 schools and one million young people. The project covers storytelling (4 to 7 years), drama (9 to 13 years). The Crag Rats, a touring theatre company, is taking a FutureTalk show to 3,000 shows across the UK. The company also has a range of resources including posters, booklets, software, videos and factfiles, all targeted towards the national curriculum. Titles include Teaching And Learning With The Internet.

Tel: 0870 333 0373

BT is also helping to teach schools how to create websites through Fundango, a project which aims to host 2,000 websites for a year.

Web: www.bt.comfuturetalkeducation or www.futuretalk.co.ukeducationet Esso

Star* Science, Technology and Reading is a hefty and well-thought out teaching resource linking science and literacy. Besides Esso, sponsors include The Royal Society of Chemistry, the Design Council, the Institute of Physics and the Association for Science Education. It is packed with creative activities and discussion points, and includes poems by Michael Rosen. The resource is designed to enhance children's creative and thinking skills. Star* is published by the Association for Science Education College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AA Tel: 01707 283000 Fax: 01707 266532 Web: www.ase.org.uk or www.esso.co.uk A catalogue of educational resources is available from the Esso Information Service, PO Box 94, Aldershot, Hampshire GU12 4GJ Tel: 01252 669 663 Fax: 01252 669 670 E-mail: esso@mmcltd.co

Learning Through Landscapes

Growing With Trees, the children's poetry anthology, is sponsored jointly by Whitbread and Esso and is part of environmental charity Learning through Landscapes' educational programme, Trees of Time and Place.

To find out more about Growing With Trees, call Kathryn Humphries.

Tel: 01962 846258

Northcliffe Newspapers

A range of publications providing information, practical activities and ideas for using newspapers as a classroom teaching resource with Key Stages 1 to 4, particularly in the areas of literacy and language development, English, maths and history. All materials relate to the national curriculum. Resource list available on request. News time - eight-page tabloid newspaper for Key Stage 2. Six editions per year, 35 newspapers per edition, plus teacher's notes, pound;49.95. Contact: Diane Pettle, P0 Box 570, Northcliffe House, Meadow Road, Derby DEl 2DW.

Tel: 01332 332387 Fax: 01332 331390 Web: www.nie.northcliffe.co.uk E-mail nmg@derbytelegraph.co.uk

Poetry Society

Posters, colour with teacher's notes, sets of eight at pound;9.95. Free publications for National Poetry Day. Teacher's Guides: The Poetry Book for primary and secondary schools. Free to school members.

Contact: Sian Hughes, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BU Tel: 020 7420 9894 Fax: 020 7240 4818

The Post Office

The Post Office provides a wide range of educational services to support primary and secondary schools, and these are highlighted in The Teacher's Post newspaper, regularly distributed across the UK. These services include packs to support national curriculum projects, as well as training support to Post Office staff and teachers to underpin local partnerships. Each year, hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren also take part in the Post Office's card recycling scheme and enter its annual Young Letter Writer competition, both supporting its focus on literacy. Contact: Maurice Foley, Educational Consultant, Centre for Education and Industry, Westwood Campus, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL. Tel: 024 76523951 E-mail: moss.foley@postoffice.co.uk

Whitbread plc

Whitbread Education Partnership supplies free resource materials to support numeracy, science and literacy programmes at Key Stages 1 to 3. These are worksheets designed to be used in conjunction with school visits to the group's retail outlets which include Pizza Hut, Beefeater, Costa Coffee, David Lloyd Leisure and Marriott Hotels. Whitbread's most recent publication, A Reading Guide for Parents, is available on request.

Contact: Tony Allen, Whitbread House, Park Street West, Luton LU1 3BG Tel: 01582 396018 Fax: 01582 396068

Yorkshire Post Yorkshire Television

The two companies have joined forces to raise awareness and co-ordinate reading mentors for schools under a project called Right to Read. Contact: Debbie Law, co Business in the Community, Suite 232, Queen's House, Paragon Street, Hull HU1 3ND Tel: 01482 225416

Geography

Fyffes Education Pack

CD-Rom multimedia package covering the history, growth, harvesting, transportation, ripening and marketing of the banana. Includes teachers' notes, interactive worksheets, A4 photopacks to support the CD-Rom. Appropriate for Key Stages 1 and 2.

Contact: Paul Barrett, Houndmills Industrial Estate, Houndmills Road, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 6XL Tel: 01256 383200 Fax: 01256 383296

Quarry Products Association

The Partners With Education programme links quarries with local schools and colleges. Small quantities of the following are available free of charge: Rocks Around You wall chart and worksheets (9 to 11); Investigating The Quarry Industry (primary and secondary); posters on limestone, chalk, dolomite and lime with teachers' notes; Play Safe, Stay Safe quarry safety materials; Why Quarry? Why Dredge? - leaflets giving background information.

Contact: Elizabeth Clements, 156 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR Tel: 020 7730 8194 Fax: 020 7730 4355

History

Anti Slavery International

New and exciting teaching materials on the transatlantic slave trade, child labour or modern forms of slavery. ASI produce resources for teachers written by teachers, designed to fit in with the national curriculum - history, RE, PSE and English. Please contact ASI for video packs, classroom activities and exhibitions.

Contact: Rose McCausland, Thomas Clarkson House, The Stableyard, Bromsgrove Road, London SW9 9TLTel: 0171 924 9555 Fax: 020 7738 4110 Web: www.antislavery.org E-mail: antislavery@antislavery.org

English Heritage aims to encourage the use of the historic environment. Books, videos, posters, computer software, slide packs. Free resources catalogue available. Free education group visits to 400 historic sites. Free teacher's advice booklets.

Contact: Ken Glen, Freepost 22 (WD214), London W1E 5EZ

The Council for British Archaeology produces factsheets about archaeological careers and courses, a directory of resources, a guide to teaching archaeology in schools and general advice to teachers.

Contact: Donald Henson, Bowes Morrell House, 111 Walmgate, York YO1 2UA Tel: 01904 671417 Fax: O1904 671384 Web: www.britarch.ac.ukcba E-mail: donhenson@britarch.ac.uk

The National Trust

Free education pack with information about properties and their educational resources for visits by schools and colleges. Teachers resource books available from many properties. Education Group membership scheme. Residential Base camps. The Young National Trust Theatre (Professional Theatre-in-Education company). Travel amp; tourism case studies Video. British Countryside CD-ROM.

Contact: Education Office, 36 Queen Anne's Gate, London, SW1H 9AS Tel: 020 7222 9251 Fax: 020 7222 5097 Web: www.nt-education.org or www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Port of London Authority

A working port and river. History of Port of London up to the advent of the Port of London Authority (pound;2).

Contact: Roger Mutton, Devon House, 58-60 St Katharine's Way, London E1 9LB Tel: 020 7265 2656 Fax: 020 7265 2699 Web: www.portoflondon.co.uk

Mathematics amp; Information Technology

Rainbow Maths is a set of mathematics assessment papers to help teachers and parents assess achievement. There are separate books covering level 2 through to level 5. Cost: Level 2 pound;40, Level 3 pound;36, Level 4 pound;36, Level 5 pound;40.

Contact: National Primary Trust, The Martineau Centre, Balden Road, Harborne, Birmingham B32 2EH Tel: 0121 303 1198 E-mail: nptrust@tesco.net Web: www.npt.org.uk

NatWest

NatWest Face 2 Face With Finance is a programme of practical active learning experiences to help schools, in partnership with specially trained NatWest staff, teach personal money management and enterprise skills within the curriculum.

Contact: Ann-Marie Blake, Level 25, Drapers Gardens, 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2DL Tel: 020 7920 1174 or 01203 524234 (face2face centre) Fax: 020 7920 5313 Web: www.natwestf2f.com

National Power

The National Power Numeracy Project provides schools with resources to fund projects that will help raise standards in mathematics and encourage teacher training and development. Priority will be given to schools in disadvantaged areas near National Power sites, schools that are working in clusters or which have a whole school approach. Application forms available from local business education partnerships or call the Business in the Community Numeracy Project Information Line on 020 7224 1600

Royal Armouries Museum

The museum's education centre has recently published resource material designed by teachers that links directly into national curriculum history at Key Stage 2. Designed by teachers, the Tudor Resource Pack will provide enough material to support a term's. Learning activities have been designed to develop core skills such as analysing sources, recording evidence, and understanding chronology. The resource pack brings the period to life through the museum's collection and innovative teaching.

Contact: Debbie Hickinson, Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT Tel: 0113 220 1888 E-mail: educate.leeds@armouries.org.uk

Whitbread plc

Can supply free resource materials to support numeracy, science and literacy programmes at Key Stages 1 to 3. Contact: Tony Allen, Whitbread House, Park Street West, Luton LU1 3BG Tel: 01582 396018 Fax: 01582 396068

Technology amp; Science

The Association for Science Education

ASE publishes a range of sponsored materials on science engineering and technology from primary through to secondary.

Contact: David S Moore, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AA Tel: 01707 283000 Fax: 01707 266532 Web: www.ase.org.uk

AstraZeneca is supporting primary science teaching through the provision of high quality Inset training which brings primary science teachers and teacher trainers into contact with private sector expertise. Trustees of the AZSTT (Astrazeneca science teaching trust) scheme invite colleges working with clusters of primary schools to bid for special funding.

Contact: Prof Hugh Lawlor, director of AZSTT, Fairbourne Cottage, Fairbourne Lane, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1LQ E-mail: lawlor@globalnet.co.uk Web: www.azteachscience.co.uk

British Aerosol Manufacturers Association

BAMA Quest Ranger 98, the CD Rom on environmental science, is available from BAMA for Key Stages 1 and 4 (pound;7.50 + VAT). It covers ozone depletion, ground level ozone and global warming. BAMA also produces two free posters on how aerosols work and facts about aerosols.

Contact: Debbie Linnegar, Kings Building, Smith Square, London SWIP 3JJ British Aerosol Manufacturers Assn (ctd) Tel: 020 7828 5111 Fax: 020 7834 8436 Web: www.bama.co.uk E-mail: enquiries@bama.co.uk

British Apparel and Textile Federation

A series of resources for 7-16 to encourage greater awareness and understanding of the textiles amp; clothing sector. Part I: Materials. Part 2: Product Development.

Contact: John Wilson, 5 Portland Place, London W1N 3AA Tel: 020 7636 7788 Fax: 020 7636 7515 E-mail: batc@dial.pipex.com

The British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAYS) - British Association Youth Section

BAYS is a network of science clubs that provides support material and organises science and technology events around the country. First lnvestigators is a new club for children aged 5 to 8. Young Investigators is suitable for 8 to13-year-olds. Both schemes accredit children's efforts in science investigations.

Contact: Elaine Stanley, 23 Savile Row, London W1X 2NB Tel: 020 7973 3061 Fax: 020 7973 3051 Web: www.britassoc.org.uk E-mail: elaine.stanley@britassoc.org.uk

British Nuclear Fuels produces many resources for primary and secondary school teachers created by teachers. They focus mainly on science and technology as well as cross curricular themes.

Contact: Information Officer PO Box 10, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7EL Tel: 0500 141142

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research

The BBSRC Minibeast Discovery Pack has a range of free resources to support primary science education.

Contact: Schools' Liaison Officer, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 1UH Tel: 01793 413302 Fax: 01793 413382 Centre for Alternative Technology displays wind, water and solar power, energy efficiency, organic growing and environmental building. Day and residential visits. Publications for teachers and pupils on wind and solar power are available.

Contact: Ann MacCarry, CAT, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9AZTel: 01654 703743 Fax: 01654 702782

Chemical Industry Education Centre

CIEC aims to enthuse young people from 5 to18 about science and technology. Resources comprise: Teaching and Learning modules which use motivating contexts to introduce key scientific ideas and encourage skill enhancement and Reference materials, about the chemical industry. Contact: Miranda Stephenson, Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD Tel: 01904 432523 Fax: 01904 434078

Glaxo Wellcome produces a range of science and pharmaceutical industry-related materials for 5 to 18-year-olds. Leaflets giving details and prices on request.

Contact: Maureen Johnson, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Herts SGI 2NY Tel: 01483 762612 Fax: 01483 762612 Web: www.glaxowellcome.co.uk

Society of Chemical Industry

Key Stages 2 and 3 - classroom and training materials and guidance for innovative primary school education. Also, locally organised, imaginative initiatives to introduce pupils to careers in science.

Contact: Lynn Cole, 1415 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS Tel: 0207 5981545 Fax: 020 7823 1698 Web: sci.mond.org

Unilever

Best known at primary level for its Materials in Action books, Unilever is investing in improving science teaching in primary schools. The books are designed to help teachers who have a poor understanding of scientific principles and are unable to stretch more able pupils. The company is also producing internet science resources.

Contact: Alan George, Education Liaison manager. Unilever UK, Unilever House, London EC4P 4BQ E-mail: alan.george@unilever.com

Yorkshire Water

Teachers' resource pack covering: the water cycle, waterwaste water treatment processes (with posters), reservoirs, projects sheets, education centre information, and the background to water conservation.

Contact: Anne Reed, P0 Box 500, Western House, Halifax Road, Bradford BD6 2LZ Tel: 01274 692515 Fax: 01274 692621

Art amp; Design Technology

CAPITB Trust

Textiles amp; Clothing is a three-part resource pack for teachers of 7 to 16-year-olds. It contains videos, swatches, colour palettes, posters, photographs, activities, case studies, design briefs, cross curricular links and a directory of resources.

Contact: Jill Taylor, 80 Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey, Leeds LS28 6BN Tel: 0113 227 3345 Fax: 0113 227 3322

Dylon International

Factsheets for textile art and design at primary level. Includes projects ranging from tie-dyeing and batik to block printing and colour mixing.

Contact: Katreena Lines, Worsley Bridge Road, Lower Sydenham, London SE26 5HD Tel: 020 8663 4218 Fax: 020 8663 0027

Cross Curriculum

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) produces a range of curriculum support materials for 7 to 19-year-olds. The materials cover science, health education and careers. A full colour brochure and price list are available.

Contact: Publications Department, ABPI, 12 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY Tel: 0171 747 1420 Fax: 0171 747 1413 Web: www.abpi.org.uk

Boots plc

Insight into Eyesight supports the teaching of science technology, art and health education at Key Stage 2. It consists of a teachers book and 16 easy-to-read themed cards describing how the eyes function in a practical creative way.

For free copy, call 0115 949 3773 Web: www.boots-plc.com

British Glass Manufacturers' Association provides a series of leaflets on how, why and how much glass is recycled. A teacher's pack includes a poster showing the recycling loop. The literature is suitable for all ages - from primary school to university.

Contact: Rebecca Husselbee, BGMA, Northumberland Road, Sheffield S10 2UA Tel:0114 268 6201 Fax: 0114 268 1073

BP Educational Services

BPES produces a range of materials relevant to BP and the oil and petrochemical industry. Both primary and secondary resources are available covering science, geography, the environment and business studies.

Contact: Louize Cronin: PO Box 934 Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 8YY Tel: 01202 244041 Web: bpeskbp.com.uk

British Steel plc

Wide range of titles, formats and prices, with the main focus on maths, science and design and technology. Titles cover all ages from Sammy Steel colouring books (free) to Metals Experiment kit (price pound;10) Contact: Corus Education Service, P0 Box 10 Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7EL Tel: 01937 840243 Fax: 01937 845381

Channel 4 Schools

A wide range of resources are produced to support Channel 4 schools television programmes including videos, teachers' guides, activity books and CD-ROMs. For further information or free brochures and timetables, contact Customer Services, P0 Box 100, Warwick, CV34 6TZ Tel: 01926 436444 Fax: 01926 436446 Web: www.4learning.co.uk

Food and Farming Education Service

The Education Service provides a one-stop shop for pupils, teachers and students seeking information and resources on the subject of food and farming. Materials are cross curricular and available for all age groups. There is a publications list and details of Teachers' Resource Centres around the country.

Contact: CV Lennox, National Agriculture Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warks CV8 2LZ Tel: 01203 535707 Fax: 01203 696388

London Transport Museum

The museum publishes a range of educational resources, such as Moving Millions: A Pictorial History of London Transport (pound;9.95), and the Poems on the Underground anthology. The museum operates a schools liaison officer network for London.

Contact: Education Service, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BB Tel: 020 7379 6344 Fax: 020 7836 9118

National Dairy Council

Resources on the dairy industry with booklets, factsheets, wallcharts, teaching packs, computer programs and videos. The materials cover the production and manufacture of milk and dairy products, as well as providing nutrition information.

Contact: Carol Smith, 5-7 John Princes Street, London W1M 0AP Tel: 020 7499 7822 Fax: 020 7408 1353 Web: www.milk.co.uk

McDonald's

A range of educational materials, based on science, design and technology, IT and food technology. Key Stages 1 and 2 science-based materials with interesting cross-curricular links, including economic and industrial understanding. Food 2000 for Key Stages 3 and 4 is a practical food technology. All packs have teacher notes and practical tasks for students. A free catalogue is available listing McDonald's Education Service resources.

Contact: James Graham, 11-59 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 8AW Tel: 020 8700 7000 Fax: 020 8700 7068

Southern Water

For Key Stage 2 pupils the Water Wise resource covers history, geography, design and technology, English, science and IT. Available free to schools in the Southern Water region; there is a small charge to other schools. The resource comprises: teacher's guide, video, the Splash newspaper and activity cards.

Contact: Jane Dennis, PO Box 934, Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 8YY Tel: 0870 3330426 Fax: 01202 246464

Shell

A wide range of resources including wallcharts, booklets, videos and packs on a variety of subjects including science, technology, business, geography and the environment. A free catalogue is available from the above address.

Contact: P0 Box 46, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2YX Tel: 01635 31721 Fax: 01635 529371

SECONDARY AND FURTHER EDUCATION

Business Studies

Cable amp; Wireless

The telecoms company produces a company history illustrated with film, photos and original documents.

Contact: Cable amp; Wireless Education, 124 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8RX Tel: 020 7315 4489

Mars Confectionery

Business Matters is a new teaching resource developed for GCSE and GNVQ business studies. Designed to support programmes of study, existing published materials and teacher's own resources, it helps students gain valuable practical experience of planning, setting up and running a business. Free to all UK secondary schools and HE establishments.

Contact: Jane Dennis, PG Box 934, Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 8YY Tel: 01202 244069 Fax: 01202 244034

National Consumer Council

Young Consumer Concerns is a teaching pack to introduce 14 to 19-year-olds to survey methods and to allow them to carry out their own surveys (cost pound;14).

Contact: Schools liaison officer, 20 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH Tel: 020 7730 3469 Fax: 020 7730 0191

The Post Office

See page 19

Proshare (UK)

Proshare's National Investment Programme helps teach 15 to 19-year-olds about investment and the workings of the Stock Market. It incorporates free stock market-related challenges including a trading game. Proshare's curriculum-linked personal finance teaching manual Your Money Be Wise is available free on the Internet.

Contact: Dominic Cook, Centurion House, 24 Monument street, London EC3R 8AQ Tel: 020 7220 1730 Fax: 02072201731 Web: www.proshare.org.uk

English

BT

BT's literacy project, FutureTalk, is linked to its sponsorship of the TalkZone in the Dome. The focus is to help improve the communications skills of young people and BT is aiming to involve 3,500 schools and one million young people. Components of the project cover drama (9 to13 years) poetry (13 to 17) in conjunction with events organised by the Poetry Society. The Crag Rats, a touring theatre company, are taking a FutureTalk show to 3,000 shows across the UK. The company also has a range of resources including posters, booklets, software, videos and factfiles covering a wide variety of subjects, all targeted towards the National Curriculum (some free). Titles include Teaching and Learning With The Internet.

Tel: 0870 333 0373

BT is also helping to teach schools how to create websites through a project called Fundango, which aims to create and host 2,000 websites for a year.

ET e-mail (children can learn about e-mail by e-mailing ET) www.futuretalk.co.ukeducationet Web: www.bt.comfuturetalkeducation is to be completely redeveloped by September 2000 with target to build an online club with 5,000 schools BT Schools Awards (project funding to support ICT initiatives) www.btschools awards.co.uk

Lifelong Learning Awards (this is a development of BT's existing HE amp; FE Awards. To be launched in September

Esso

A catalogue of primary and secondary science resources is available from the Esso Information Service, PO Box 94, Aldershot, Hampshire GU12 4GJ Tel: 01252 669 663 Fax: 01252 669 670 E-mail: esso@mmcltd.co

Manchester Evening News Newspapers in Education provides curriculum-related material supporting English and media studies. Written by teachers for teachers. Key Stages 2 to 4: Writing For A Purpose (pound;8.00); News About Grammar (pound;12.00); Cheques payaqble to Guardian Media Group.

Contact: David Thomas, 164 Deansgate, Manchester M60 2RD Tel: 0161 211 2591 Fax: 0161 839 0968

Northcliffe Newspapers

A range of publications providing information, practical activities and ideas for using newspapers as a classroom teaching resource with Key Stages 1 to 4, particularly in the areas of literacy and language development, English, maths and history. All materials relate to the national curriculum. Resource list available on request.

Contact: Diane Pettle, P0 Box 570, Northcliffe House, Meadow Road, Derby DE1 2DW Tel: 01332 332387 Fax: 01332 331390 E-mail: nmg@derbytelegraph.co.uk Web: www.nie.northcliffe.co.uk

Poetry Society

See page 19

Whitbread

See page 19

Yorkshire Post Yorkshire Television

See page 19

Geography

Institute of Petroleum

Fossils into Fuels is a resource for secondary schools (includes teacher notes). Other booklets and leaflets for primary and secondary education. Careers leaflets, technical booklets, teaching materials and general information on all aspects of the oil and gas industry. Initial copy free. Prices for further copies by amount, on application.

Web: petroleum.co.ukpetroleum

History

Anti Slavery International

New and exciting teaching materials on the transatlantic slave trade, child labour or modern forms of slavery. ASI produce resources for teachers written by teachers, to fit the national Curriculum: history, RE, PSE and English. Please contact ASI for video packs, classroom activities and exhibitions.

Contact: Rose McCausland, Thomas Clarkson House, The Stableyard, Bromsgrove Road, London SW9 9TL Tel: 0171 924 9555 Fax: 020 7738 4110 Web: www.antislavery.org E-mail: antislavery@antislavery.org

English Heritage

English Heritage aims to encourage use of the historic environment. Books, videos, posters, computer software, slide packs. Free resources catalogue available. Free education group visits to 400 historic sites. Free teacher's advice booklets.

Contact: Ken Glen, Freepost 22 (WD214), London W1E 5EZ

Council for British Archaeology

The council produces factsheets about archaeological careers and courses, a directory of resources, a guide to teaching archaeology in schools and general advice to teachers.

Contact: Donald Henson, Bowes Morrell House, 111 Walmgate, York Y01 2UA Tel: 01904 671417 Fax: 01904 671384 Web: www.britarch.ac.ukcba E-mail: donhenson@britarch.ac.uk

The National Trust

See page 19

Port of London Authority

See page 19

Mathematics amp; Information Technology

NatWest

See page 19

Tesco

See Surf the Sites, page 21

Whitbread plc

Can supply free of charge resource materials to support numeracy, science and literacy programmes at Key Stages 1 to 3.

Contact: Tony Allen, Whitbread House, Park Street West, Luton LU1 3BG Tel: 01582 396018 Fax: 01582 396068

Music

Marks amp; Spencer

Following Voices of Promise, a writing project sponsored by Marks amp; Spencer in partnership with the New Millennium Experience Company, for which 7,000 schools registered and received a songwriting pack and 22 schools recorded a CD and performed at the Dome, Marks amp; Spencer is planning further education sponsorship.

Contact: Dawn Ferguson Tel: 020 7268 2779 E-mail: dawn.ferguson@marks-and-spencer.com

Technology amp; Science

Association for Science Education

ASE publishes Science and Technology in Society (SATIS) projects for students aged 5 to19.

Contact: David Moore, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AA Tel: 01707 283000 Fax: 01707 266532 Web: www.ase.org.uk

British Aerosol Manufacturers Association

See page 19

British Apparel and Textile Federation

See page 19

British Nuclear Fuels

See page 21

BP Amoco

BP Educational Services publishes an exciting range of high quality resources notably the CD-ROMs Climate Change, Making the Grade (oil production) and a new title, Driver Awareness produced jointly with BMW is suitable for PSHE curriculum at secondary level. These titles have formed the nucleus basis of an educational website. BPES also produces Science Across the World, an international education programme with curriculum resources and a constantly updated database which encourages the practical learning of science as well as exchange of data and findings with schools abroad.

Contact: Jill Hayes, BP Educational Service, PO Box 6003, Tockwith, North Yorkshire YO26 7YG Tel: 01202 244000 For further details, call 0870 3330428 Web: www.bpes.com

Centre for Alternative Technology

See page 21

Chemical Industry Education Centre

See page 21

Glaxo Wellcome

See page 21

Institution of Electrical Engineers

Through its work with schools the IEE aims to encourage an increased understanding and awareness of the electrical engineering profession. It publishes a number of resources related to the science and technology curriculum at primary and secondary levels. Also provides a range of careers and courses literature for the 14 to 16 age range.

Contact: Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 2AY Tel: 01438 313311 Fax: 01438 742856

Society of Chemical Industry

Key Stages 2 to 3: classroom and training materials and guidance for innovative primary school education. Key Stages 3 to 4: forensic chemistry project Mystery of the Ming Vase available via web or post. Also, locally organised, imaginative initiatives to introduce pupils to science and careers involving the application of science.

Contact: Lynn Cole, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS Tel: 0207 5981545 Fax: 020 7823 1698 Web: sci.mond.org

Yorkshire Water

See page 21

Art amp; Design Technology

CAPITB Trust

See page 21

Cross Curriculum

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

See page 21

Boots plc

See page 21

British Glass Manufacturers' Association

See page 21

BP Educational Services

BPES produces a range of educational materials relevant to BP and the oil and petrochemical industry. Both primary and secondary resources are available covering science, geography, the environment and business studies.

Contact: Louize Cronin, PO Box 934, Bournemouth Dorset BH8 8YY Tel: 01202 244041 Web: bpeskbp.com.uk

British Steel plc

Wide range of titles, formats and prices, with the main focus on maths, science and design and technology. Titles cover all ages from Sammy Steel colouring books (free) to the Metals Experiment kit (price pound;10).

Contact: Corus Education Service, P0 Box 10 Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7EL Tel: 01937 840243 Fax: 01937 845381 Web: www.corus.co.uk

British Meat Education (Meat and Livestock Commission)

Free resources for teachers and students in print, video or software format linked to the Food and Technology or the Business Studies curriculum. Resources make use of food industry data or information in case-study format. Material also available on animal welfare, patterns of food consumption and grassland utilisation.

Contact: Shirley Ascough, P0 Box 44, Winterhill House, Snowdon Drive, Milton Keynes MK6 lAX Tel: 01908 844188 Fax: 01908 671722

Channel 4

A wide range of resources are produced to support Channel 4 schools television programmes including videos, teachers' guides, activity books and CD-ROMs. For further information or free copies of our brochure and timetable telephone or write.

Contact: Customer Services, P0 Box 100, Warwick CV34 6TZ Tel: 01926 436444 Fax: 01926 436446 Web: www.4learning.co.uk

Esso

Esso produces, and sponsors a wide range of resource materials of use to schools. For details and an order form, please contact the Esso Information Service. All Esso-produced materials are free to UK schools.

Contact: P0 Box 94, Aldershot, Hampshire GUI2 4GJ Tel: 01252 669663 Fax: 01252 669670

Food and Farming Education Service

See page 21

London Transport Museum

See page 21

McDonald's

Food 2000 for Key Stages 3 and 4 is a practical food technology. The IT pack for Key Stages 3 and 4 is a case study of the use of IT in restaurants. All packs have teacher notes and practical tasks for students. A free catalogue is available listing McDonald's Education Service resources.

Contact: James Graham, 11-59 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 8AW Tel: 020 8700 7000 Fax: 020 8700 7068 Shell

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Whitbread plc

Can supply free of charge resource materials to support numeracy, science and literacy programmes at Key Stages 1 to 3. Contact: Tony Allen, Whitbread House, Park Street West, Luton LU1 3BG Tel: 01582 396018 Fax: 01582 396068

Personal, Social amp; Health Education

Barclays Bank

Barclays New Futures was developed in partnesrhip with CSV (Community Service Volunteers) and promotes active citizenship and learning for life. The scheme helps forge partnerships between schools, local communities and youth organisations.

Contact: Alice McQillin, Kallaway Ltd. Tel: 020 7221 7883

Janet Jones Associates

Treating People Well is a flexible resource based on customer care training in business. In addition to PSHE, it has been successfully used in GNVQ, GCSE and A-level communication studies. Hospitality was originally produced for the Hospitality Employers Group and Hospital Hotel Caterers. Designed for Key Stages 2 and 3, but widely used at all levels including GNVQ Hospitality and Catering Intermediate Level. Advice and handbooks available.

Contact: Janet Jones, Kings College, Hampstead Campus, Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3 7ST Tel: 020 7794 0649 Fax: 020 7794 0609


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