Collins KS3 Science - Pupil Book 2 by David Taylor, Tim Greenway, Ray Oliver


Collins KS3 Science - Pupil Book 2 by David Taylor, Tim Greenway, Ray Oliver

Pupil Book 2 fully matches the new KS3 specs with built-in progression, helping students working at all levels to work at their full potential. Look out for the differentiated colour-coded levelling and How Science Works throughout, making the transition to the new curriculum easy! * Progression from Pupil Book 1 and getting ready for Pupil Book 3 * Fully differentiated Book with clear colour-coded levelling on every page that motivates your students and enables you to assess progress * How Science Works exciting mid-topic activity pages and clearly labelled How Science Works boxes and icons throughout the book that bring science to life * Level Boosters that help with Assessment for Learning by encouraging students to take responsibility for their own progression


This scheme from Collins must be a serious contender for any school science department that is looking for a new approach to deliver the new national curriculum. Collins, the editor and the authors must be applauded for daring to be different in the way they have approached the curriculum content. School Science Review, Issue No. 331

About the Author

David Taylor from Derbyshire has been a Head of Science for 14 years and has worked as an examiner and moderator for both AQA and OCR for 15 years. David has delivered INSET at various teachers' conferences, and has contributed to a wide range of research publications and assessment material. Tim Greenway is an experienced subject leader and Head of Department, he worked for North Yorkshire LEA as a Science Consultant and advisor for 3 years before leaving to take on a senior leadership position within a 14-19 College. He has worked for OCR for ten years as an examiner, moderator, team leader and area moderator. In addition, acting as a Physics Education Policy Advisor for the Institute of Physics, he acts as a scientific consultant to Rolls Royce and the Pennine Water Group. Ray Oliver teaches in Hertfordshire and has wide experience as both HOD and subject leader in a variety of schools. He is the author of more than 20 science textbooks for KS3 and KS4. He has contributed educational material regularly to several newspapers including the TES. He works with industrial companies as an education consultant and as the author of resources to support secondary science teaching. Ray also has experience as a publisher developing new school science resources. Ed Walsh is Science Adviser in Cornwall and the Series Editor for Collins KS3 Science. He has contributed to Collins KS4 Science books supporting courses from AQA, EdExcel and OCR, and has written materials for the Secondary National Strategy. Ed was a teacher for 20 years, 12 as subject leader, and has taught in Manchester, South Wales and Cornwall. He is a regular provider of CPD events at ASE Conferences.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


224 pages


David Taylor, Tim Greenway, Ray Oliver
More books by David Taylor, Tim Greenway, Ray Oliver


Publication date

20th April 2008



I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

Lovereading 4 schools