Kit Loan

We have a wide range of science outreach kits available for schools to use. Each kit comes with kit list and instructions - perfect for lessons and after school clubs. Contact our schools team with any enquiries at [email protected].

Our Risk Assesment for kit loan during COVID-19 outlines the additional precautions that we are taking to ensure that use of our kits remains safe.  We also provide suggested general risk assessments for all kit loan, available on our risk assessments page, for schools to adapt and use in addition to your own risk assessments.

Kit Loan (Primary)

  • micro:bit kitloan

    6 week kit loan for KS2 & KS3

    micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning and teaching easy and fun. It provides a more approachable method to computing than just teaching coding.

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  • Electrical Experiments

    2 week kit loan for KS2

    Everything needed to teach the topic of electricity at KS2 – bulbs, wires, batteries, buzzers, motors and even propellers!

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  • Circuit Detectives

    2 week kit loan for KS2

    Pupils must work out where the fault is in eight different circuits using a test kit containing wire, batteries and bulbs.

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  • Dataloggers

    2 week kit loan for KS1 or KS2

    Dataloggers are a great cross-curricular resource – they can record temperature, light and sound levels and the information can be read directly off the screen, converted into pictograms or displayed as a graph over time.

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  • K’Nex Construction

    2 week kit loan for KS2

    A versatile and colourful construction kit of rods and connectors which can be used for a wide variety of engineering challenges as pupils can create towers, bridges, cranes, cars and fairground rides.

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  • Marble Mazes

    2 week kit loan for KS2

    Children will be challenged to create a route for a marble to travel through as slowly as possible without stopping, using limited materials. Throughout the activity, discussion can encourage children to consider scientific principles such as the effect of gravity causing the marble to roll and the effect of friction on its movement.

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  • Microscopes

    2 week kit loan for KS1 & 2

    Our comprehensive microscopes kit contains everything your class needs to look closely at the world around them.

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  • Paper Engineering

    2 week kit loan for KS2

    Challenge your students to build something amazing with our paper engineering kit, which includes rolling sticks, super strong hole punches, tape and plenty of nuts and bolts. All you need to provide is A4 scrap paper and some inspiration…

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  • Slime

    2 week kit loan for FS & KS1

    Students can explore the properties of an unusual material by making their own slime – bouncy, squeezable, stretchy and gooey. Is it a solid or a liquid?

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  • Bubbles

    2 week kit loan for KS1

    There’s a lot of fascinating science that you can explore with bubbles. This kit includes bubble solution and 3D shapes to help create unusual bubbles.

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  • Science Club in a box

    6 week kit loan for KS2

    Science Club in a Box enables you to run a weekly science club. The kit includes six activities with all the instructions and equipment required.

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