The Association for Science Education

Conference Exhibition

What's in the Exhibition?

Explore the best of science education providers. The Exhibition gives you the opportunity to explore providers and find useful advice, equipment with hands-on demonstrations, competitions and lots of giveaways. See our exhibitors A-Z below for the details of all the great providers joining us at this year's Annual Conference. 

How to register?

Exhibition entry at our Annual Conference is always free. Download the exhibition free entry form and come along and register on the day at the University of Reading How to get there

This will give you unlimited access to the Exhibition but not to other parts of the conference and sessions. Tea and coffee will be served throughout each day, so you can take time to relax in between exploring the stands. 

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Exhibitors (A-Z)


Stand: B1 Contact: Stag Hill House, Guildford, GU2 7XJ Tel: 01483 477756 Email: Web: Come and meet our subject specialists, take a look at the great resources we’ve developed to support your teaching through KS3, GCSE and A-level. We’ll be running our Practical hub, in association with CLEAPSS. There will be live experiments and demonstrations, and Catherine Witter, our Lead Practical Advisor, answering questions. Target Audience: both


Stand: D7 Contact: Unit 5-6 Greenline Business Park, Wellington Street, Burton on Trent, DE14 2AS, United Kingdom Tel: 01283 530366 Fax: 01283 831 900 Email: Web: BIOZONE produces high quality A Level biology resources for AQA, OCR, Edexcel, Cambridge and International Baccalaureate. The Workbooks combine cutting-edge content, rich illustrations and a flexible, easy-to-use format involving highly readable and authoritative text. These features make them one of the most reliable and cost-effective resources available for GCE Biology. Target Audience: secondary

British Physics Olympiad

Stand: A19 Contact: BPhO Office, Clarendon Lab, Parks Rd, Dept. of Physics, University of Oxford OX1 3PU Tel: 01865 272 884 Email: Web: The BPhO & BAAO run competitions about solving physics problems for students in schools and colleges. They are designed to stretch keen students, developing their skill, stamina and confidence in physics. Two teams of five students attend the International Physics Olympiad and IOAA each year. Resources are free to download; samples are available on the stand. Come and chat about how we can support teachers in the classroom with extension materials for different age groups. Target Audience: secondary

CGP Books

Stand: B40 Contact: CGP, Broughton in Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6BN Tel: 0800 1712 712 Fax: 0800 1814 814 Email: Web: CGP is the UK's No.1 educational publisher. With full coverage from KS1 to A-Level (including the new Grade 9-1 GCSEs), our books are loved by teachers and students alike! Stop by to browse our new GCSE and A-Level Science ranges - and grab a FREE bag packed with CGP books! Target Audience: both


Stand: D17 Contact: Brunel Science Park, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PQ Tel: 01895 251496 Fax: 01895 814372 Email: Web: CLEAPSS resources give primary and secondary teachers ideas for exciting and engaging practical activities that fire pupils' imaginations and then, unlike many other sources of ideas, go on to show teachers and technicians in detail how to translate the ideas into safe and exciting experiences in the classroom. Target Audience: both

CTS Europe Ltd

Stand: A16 Contact: 14 Ordnance Court, Ackworth Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5RZ Tel: 02392 695521 Fax: 02392 940282 Email: Web: Lab-Bubble is a versatile range of portable bench mounted containment options. Lab-Bubble products are designed and tested for a number of applications, including: • Chemical Handling • Weighing • Powder Handling • PCR Work • Aseptic Handling • Titration All Lab-Bubble products feature: Easy Clean Surfaces Safe Change Filtration Systems Easy User Installation Target Audience: both

Chilled Food Association/Chilled Education

Stand: C23 Contact: PO Box 6434, Kettering. NN15 5XT Tel: 01536 514365 Email: Web: Chilled Education's free lesson plans explore the science of food for KS 2-4. They teach the application of science - such as mathematical modelling, control of oxidisation, particle theory and genetic variation. They aim to inspire and enable teachers to encourage students to apply their science in careers in the food industry. Target Audience: both


Stand: DS3 Contact: The News Building, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF Tel: 0844 576 8126 Fax: 01484 665 736 Email: Web: Visit us on Stand DS3 to see how we're helping you meet the challenges of science curriculum change with engaging resources for primary and secondary, as well as lots of teacher support. Find out what's new, see how our online learning platform Collins Connect can help you deliver great science lessons and bring your questions along for the on-stand Surgery Sessions with our expert authors. Don't miss our great competitions and giveaways too! Target Audience: both

Data Harvest Group Ltd

Stand: BS18 Contact: 1 Eden Court, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, LU7 4FY Tel: 01525 373666 Fax: 01525 851638 Email: Web: Data Harvest is a world-leading UK-based manufacturer and supplier of specialist educational science and technology equipment ranging from data logging & control systems to stand-alone science products and construction sets for primary and secondary education. Target Audience: both

Developing Experts Ltd

Stand: BS6 Contact: 49 Cromer Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6LX Tel: 07840005891 Email: Web: Developing Experts provide a science learning platform covering early years through to year 8, which reduces workloads & improves learning outcomes, providing hundreds of inspiring lessons with hands-on experiments, presentations, videos, handouts, lesson plans & risk assessments. Plus quizzes which respond to how well each student is performing and revisit lessons until the content is mastered. Visit stand BS6 for a demonstration & to discuss how we can help your school. Target Audience: both

Digital Explorer

Stand: D6 Contact: The Canal Space,105 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DG Tel: Email: Web: Digital Explorer engages young people in global issues for a better future. We do this by creating unique collaborations between explorers, scientists, teachers and pupils. Our unique projects provide inspirational lessons and resources direct from the world to your classroom. Target Audience: both

Earth Science Teachers' Association

Stand: D20 Contact: 2 Alcester, Road, Gatley, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 4PG Tel: 0161 428 2779 Email: Web: The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) aims to advance education by supporting the teaching of Earth sciences at all levels, whether as a single subject such as geology, or for those delivering an Earth science component of the national curriculum in science or geography. ESTA is a registered charity. Target Audience: both

Earthwatch Europe

Stand: D21 Contact: 256 Banbury Rd, Oxford OX2 7DE Tel: 01865 318838 Email: Web: Teach Earth & Discover Earth are free fellowship & in-school training programmes led by Earthwatch, an environmental charity, to give you the confidence to teach outdoors & bring international agendas like the Sustainable Development Goals into your curriculum. Visit us to: Learn about becoming a fellow; Organise an Earthwatch facilitator to lead an outdoor citizen science day in your school; Pick up some free resources. Projects featured will include Earthworm Watch and FreshWater Watch. Target Audience: both

Focus Educational Software Ltd

Stand: CS20 Contact: PO Box 52, Truro, TR1 1ZJ Tel: 01872241672 Fax: 01872222391 Email: Web: Focus will be showcasing the brand new Essential Chemistry resource at the ASE Conference, part of the highly engaging interactive Focus Science Apps Pack. Target Audience: both

Institute for Research in Schools

Stand: B31 Contact: Langton Lane, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent CT4 7AS Tel: 077104743980 Email: Web: The Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) is a new national charity which aims to release the potential of young people at school to contribute at the forefront of science and technology. We encourage and enable secondary schools across the UK to involve their students in authentic scientific research. Target Audience: secondary

Instruments Direct Services Ltd

Stand: D10 Contact: Unit 8, The Courtyard, Stenson Road, Coalville, LE67 4JP Tel: 01530 832 500 Email: Web: See how IDS can greatly enhance your science lessons and bring modern teaching tools into your classroom with our multi award winning data-logging systems. From stand alone to a class of BYOD we have solutions to meet every need. We will be available to offer advice and experiment ideas. Target Audience: secondary

Isaac Physics

Stand: A21 Contact: Isaac Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, J J Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE Tel: 01223 747036 Email: Web: Mastering Physics by Solving Problems: from School to University! Reduce your marking workload. Improve the speed and effectiveness of feedback given to your students. Help your students to improve their problem solving skills. Collect a free book of Skills Mastery questions from our stand. Target Audience: secondary

Jonathan's Jungle Roadshow

Stand: B29 Contact: Swindon, UK Tel: 07877732290 Fax: n/a Email: Web: Science Curriculum-based workshops using an amazing variety of reptiles & invertebrates to bring Science education to life! Topics include Life Cycles, Habitats & Adaptation, Growth & Reproduction and many more. All sessions presented by former teacher and lifelong naturalist Jonathan Cleverly; please come to meet him and some fabulous animals! Target Audience: both


Stand: BS19 Contact: The Factory, 33 Gibbet Street, Halifax, HX1 5BA Tel: 07493073778 Email: Web: Locktronics is a range of products that simplifies the process of learning and teaching electricity. Students build circuits on mounted board using real life components, using the simple plug and play system. Kits come with curriculum packs with teachers notes, lesson plans, etc. Target Audience: both

NaRiKa Corporation

Stand: AS4 Contact: 5-3-10 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, 101-0021, Tokyo, Japan Tel: +81.3.3833.0746 Fax: +81.3.3833.0747 Email: Web: NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for almost 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. On display will be our physics related products, especially Genecon (hand held DC generator), Peltier Cloud Chamber "Mistline CE", various static electricity products and products related to dynamics - BeeSpi v photogate. Come to see our workshops with these products in HumSS building, room 127. Target Audience: both

National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Stand: CS22 Contact: Hampton Road, Teddington, TW11 0LW Tel: 020 8943 6814 Email: Web: The National Physical Laboratory is the UK's National Measurement Institute: not just physics but all sciences that enable the most accurate measurements in the world. On our stand we will be giving away free poster sets and showing the popular VPLab physics simulation software which is free to UK teachers. Target Audience: both

Oxford University Press

Stand: C1 Contact: Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 0BD Tel: + 44 (0)1536 452620 Fax: +44 (0)1865 313472 Email: Web: Visit the Oxford stand to take a look at brand new resources for the AQA KS3 Science Syllabus and the 9–1 GCSEs, and get support and tips on five-year assessment from assessment expert Dr Andrew Chandler-Grevatt. Plus, pick up your science pun badges and a free Revision Guide while stocks last. Target Audience: secondary


Stand: C29 Contact: 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH Tel: 0845 630 1111 Email: Web: Pearson Visit us to learn more about our primary and secondary published resources, and free support for our science qualifications including the new Edexcel Entry Level Certificates. Plus, pick up your free Lab Book while stocks last. Target Audience: both

Primary Science Teaching Trust

Stand: CS27 Contact: 12 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 1PD Tel: 0117 3250499 Email: Web: The Primary Science Teaching Trust supports teachers across the country to improve the teaching and learning of science at primary level. PSTT facilitates the development and dissemination of excellent work in primary science, including; free science teaching materials; science books and classroom resources; along with continuing professional development. Target Audience: primary

Royal Academy of Engineering

Stand: A11 Contact: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DG Tel: 020 7766 0686 Email: Web: Come and see us to hear about our free STEM learning and teaching resources which will allow you to engage your students with STEM through hands-on activity and stimulating engineering contexts. You can also pick up a free set of "engineering is..." posters to decorate your classroom walls. Target Audience: both

Royal Microscopical Society

Stand: AS9 Contact: 37/38 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AJ Tel: 01865 254760 Email: Web: The Royal Microscopical Society has a Microscope Activity Kit for Primary Schools, available on loan for FREE for a term. It contains all you need for six exciting lessons. Visit our stand and see the great results that can be achieved as well as the Secondary School Microscope we recommend. Target Audience: both

Royal Society of Biology

Stand: CS41 Contact: Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU Tel: 0207 685 2550 Email: Web: The Royal Society of Biology is the professional body for the biosciences. Visit our stand and find out about the resources that we offer to science teachers including: Gopher Science Labs, Scibermonkey, Biology competitions (Olympiad, Intermediate Olympiad and Challenge)as well as our Careers Support Package. Target Audience: both

Royal Society of Chemistry

Stand: C33 Contact: Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Cambridge, CB4 0WF Tel: 01223 420066 Email: Web: Want to increase your confidence in teaching chemistry? Looking for fresh ideas for difficult topics? Whether you're a specialist or non-specialist, our resources exist to support you. Visit our stand to take part in bite-sized CPD activities at a time to suit you. The Royal Society of Chemistry is the UK's largest non-governmental funder of chemistry education. We invest in future generations of scientists by providing advice, resources and practical support to learners and educators globally. Target Audience: both

STEM Learning

Stand: CS40 Contact: University of York, York, YO10 5DD Tel: 01904 328300 Email: Web: STEM Learning's vision is to achieve a world-leading education for all young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We provide support for schools and colleges through the National STEM Learning Centre in York and local Science Learning Partnerships across England, and our partners in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We manage STEM Ambassadors and STEM Clubs alongside a broad range of other projects supporting STEM education throughout the UK. Target Audience: both

Science4Society Week (Scientists for Global Responsibility)

Stand: A20 Contact: unit 2.8 Halton Mill, Mill Lane Tel: 01524812073 Email: Web: Science4Society Week is a collection of free science education activities, co-ordinated by Scientists for Global Responsibility, and designed to inspire young people. The activities focus on the contribution that science, design and technology can make to peace, social justice and environmental sustainability. Resources include: practical activities, problem solving, debates and discussions, games and quizzes. We organise competitions and events, trips and tours. Target Audience: both

Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS)

Stand: CS12 Contact: Cambridge University Botanic Garden Tel: 01223748455 Email: Web: Our free teaching resources are reliable, engaging, and up to the minute. We've got free resources for the new A-level practical specifications, updated materials for primary science, and everything in between. Take a look at, or visit us on stand CS12 to find out more. Target Audience: both

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Stand: D16 Contact: Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1SZ Tel: 01793 442175 Email: Web: The Science and Technology Facilities Council is one of Europe’s largest multi-disciplinary research organisations, STFC's goal is to deliver World Class Research, Innovation and Skills for the benefit of the United Kingdom and its people. Our Public Engagement programme includes supporting schools, teachers and students from age 8-18 through a vibrant programme of opportunities. Target Audience: both


Stand: C19 Contact: Rutland uk Tel: 01572 755 371 Email: Web: Gordon and Pamela expect 2017 will be the last year, (of 33!,) appearing as owners, but Scienceshirts will continue. Ties, tea-towels, mugs, bags, badges, T-shirts, ephemera as usual but less choice. Also on our stand a range of science books, mainly chemistry, FREE if you could give them a good home Target Audience: both

Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd

Stand: BS9 Contact: Carlton House, Livingstone Road, Bilston. WV14 0QZ Tel: 01902 402 402 Fax: 01902 402 343 Email: Web: INSERT Target Audience: both

Small-Life Supplies

Stand: C16 Contact: 68 Bassenhally Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambs. PE7 1RR. Tel: 01733 203358 Email: Web: "Doing things properly..." includes keeping living creatures in school in proper cages. This experience with safe harmless creatures sparks an interest in biology with students of all levels. Our stick insects, caterpillars and snails are easy to keep and engage students with nature. With kits from £20 this is cost-effective. Target Audience: both

Spacelink Learning Foundation

Stand: A24 Contact: Spacelink Learning Foundation Tel: 07734734504 Email: Web: SPACELINK LEARNING FOUNDATION is a not-for-profit UK charity, dedicated to stimulating an interest in STEM subjects through the medium of SPACE. Our Patron is HELEN SHARMAN. Our activities include: Get Space Days, Space Scientist "Hangouts" and schools visits. Go to for free lesson resources, worksheets and much more! Target Audience: both

Sphere Science Ltd

Stand: C17 Contact: 40 The Avenue, Luton LU4 9AQ Tel: 01582 612214 Fax: 01582 612214 Email: Web: We provide a series of practical workshops that develop scientific skills. We offer the SEEDS Project (a lunch-time science club run by Y5 pupils for Y2 pupils) and the SPLATS Project (older students running a science day for primary pupils). We have experience of teacher training and delivering CPD/INSET. Target Audience: both

Sunflower Learning Ltd

Stand: B21 Contact: 4 Barns Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 6HJ Tel: 0845 1300 680 Fax: 0845 1300 681 Email: Web: We’ll be back with the latest release of Sunflower for Science-our BETT Award winning collection of animations, simulations and software for secondary school science. Sunflower for Science is now available on iOS, Android, PC and Mac and still setting the standard for interactive science content. Target Audience: secondary

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

Stand: CS39 Contact: 105 Southside, Victoria St, London, SW1E 6QT Tel: 0207 747 1420 Email: Web: Visit our stand to find out about the different resources we offer to science teachers. Have a look at what our schools site has to offer, including high quality animations, interactive questions, games and a download library. Best of all, it's free to use! Target Audience: both

The Instiute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Stand: CS13 Contact: The Boilerhouse, Caunt Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7FZ Tel: 01476 513882 Fax: 01476 513899 Email: Web: The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining promotes all aspects of materials, minerals and mining engineering. Our Schools Affiliate Scheme provides support and resources to enrich and enhance the teaching of materials in the 7 to 18 curriculum and improve the knowledge and understanding needed to teach materials with confidence and enthusiasm in order to raise achievement. Target Audience: both

The Linnean Society of London

Stand: CS14 Contact: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF Tel: 020 7434 4479 ex. 28 Email: Web: The Linnean Society of London, the world's oldest biological society, promotes study of all aspects of biology. Our Linnean Learning education team reach out to the next generation of scientists through schools and education programmes. We produce worksheets, practicals, lesson plans and posters for KS1-5, loan out activity kits to assist with teaching, and have created a series of “in your own home” experiments using just household items. All our resources are free, so stop by to find out more! Target Audience: both

Timstar Laboratory Suppliers

Stand: CS44 Contact: Unit 12, Road Three, ION Path, Winsford Industrial Estate, Winsford, CW7 3BX Tel: 01270 250 459 Fax: 01270 250 601 Email: Web: Timstar is a specialist supplier of Science Equipment, Consumables, Resources and Services to schools. Proud of our technical expertise, staff includes ex-teachers and technicians with hands-on experience of teaching science in the classroom. Our ultimate aim is to inspire students to work scientifically whilst actively promoting practical science in education. Target Audience: secondary

Virtual Science Ltd

Stand: DS8 Contact: Flat 1, 8 West Parade, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN39 3HR Tel: 07976 288904 Email: Web: We produce extremely realistic and immersive 3D physics simulations that offer many advantages. There's no set up or break down time. Teachers can demonstrate a wide range of phenomena at a moment's notice. Students can undertake experiments without fear of harm or breaking expensive kit. They can revise or repeat an experiment they missed and of course they cost much less than equipping a real laboratory and there are no recurring costs. Target Audience: secondary

WeirdFish Lady

Stand: B23 Contact: Holland House, 165 London Road Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent CT16 3DA Tel: 01304 825151 Email: Web: Stand B23 - WeirdFish Lady Your pupils will get very excited when you arrange a visit from our incredible Ocean Adventurer - the WeirdFish Lady. Design your own Underwater Day with mix 'n match activities; science and art workshops, research, original film clips of really weird creatures and story-time. Allow your pupils to discover an amazing world of animals and habitats that make the sea such a wondrous place. Target Audience: both

William's Word Games

Stand: B25 Contact: 41 Lone Tree Ave, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9PG Tel: 01223 234 934 Email: Web: The arcane vocabulary of Science is probably the biggest barrier to the learning and enjoyment of the subject knowledge; using word games will not only save you time, but also enable your pupils to master the extensive lexicon, to increase their understanding and to improve their results in exams. Word games are the essential adjunct to any scheme of work. Target Audience: both

Youth Grand Challenges

Stand: A18 Contact: British Science Association Wellcome Wolfson Building 165 Queen's Gate London SW7 5HD Tel: 020 7019 4945 Email: Web: Run by the British Science Association and supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Find out about this new competition, inviting students to undertake project work on the theme of infectious diseases, such as mosquitoes, sanitation, or vaccines. A fantastic opportunity for young people to enter the world of professional scientists, designing creative solutions that could lead to significant advances in preventing, treating and curing diseases prevalent in developing countries. Target Audience: secondary

e-Bug (Public Health England)

Stand: D9 Contact: Primary Care Unit, Public Health England, Microbiology Department, Gloucester Royal Hospital, GL1 3NN Tel: 03004225067 Email: Web: e-Bug is a free health education resource for teachers, children and community groups about microbes, hygiene and antibiotics. The e-Bug website has lesson plans and activities from KS1 to A-Level and is suitable for science and PSHE lessons. There are student pages with games and interactive content. Target Audience: both