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Headers: Blank Media, Cables, Components, Computers, Home & Office, In Car, Outdoor Leisure, Sound & vision, Tools & Service, Toys & Kits
Audio, video, electronic and computer products, components and accessories, all available online. Especially good for components and more obscure electronic bits and bobs. Plenty of gadgets and gizmos also. You can order the famous Maplin catalogue online, either in paper form or on cd. Maplin currently has 75 retail stores throughout the UK and Ireland.
• Free Delivery on orders >£35
Headers: Geological Equipment, Microscopy & Science, Clothing & Footwear, Maps & Posters, Jewellery & Gifts
Comprehensive range of geological equipment from specimen bags to stone tumblers. There is also an excellent microscopy section which includes a wide range of microscopes plus slide preparation equipment. UKGE Limited is based in Southwold, Suffolk.
• International Deliveries Available
Headers: Astronomy, Space, Biology & Nature, Chemistry, Crystals, Desktop, Curiosities, Earth & Weather, Electronics & Radio, Games & Puzzles, Machines & Tech., Magnets & Electro, Math, Programming, Optics & Scopes, Physics in Motion, Science Books, Science Kits, Software, Unearth the Past
Fantastic range of toys and activities with a scientific flavour. From science kits from around £6 to fully working orreries at around £1400!
Headers: Hand Tools & Workshop Equipment, Hardware, Screws and Fixings, Inspection & Measuring, Laboratoryware, Tubing, Sheet & Rod, Electrical & Lighting, Health & Safety
Altec has a massive range of technical items for science, industry and home. Of particular interest here is the section on laboratoryware and also the tubing section.
Commotion Solutions for Education
Headers: ICT, Technology, Science, Hands On Maths, Hands On RE, Hands On PSHE, Reflections On Learning
Excellent range of products suitable for schools and individuals.
Headers: Art & Craft, Cleaning & Catering, Curriculum, Early Years, Education Furniture, Office Equipment, Office Furniture, Presentation, Site Management, Stationery, Printer Cartridges, Sports Equipment
The Consortium offers a large range of items for schools and home use, including educational supplies for all subjects in the school curriculum.
Craftpacks Educational Supplies
Headers: Classroom Supplies
Products for literacy, numeracy, science, art/craft and design technology.
Headers: Foundation, Primary, Secondary
Equipment and teching materials. From nursery equipment to supplies for maths, science, IT and technology at secondary level. Download their brochure for the full range and price list.
GLS Educational Supplies
Headers: Arts & Crafts, Audio Visual Aids, Catering, Cleaning & Maintenance, Clothing, Design Technology, Early Learning, Furniture, Health & Safety, Musical Instruments, Office Equipment, Photography, Science, Sports, Stationery Non Paper,
Full range of supplies, equipment and teaching aids suitable for both primary, secondary and early learning. You can buy online or request a catalogue.
Art, Early Years, Geography & History, Literacy, New & Exclusive, Numeracy, Science
Supplies for primary school children (and younger), from learning to tell the time to magnetic parts of the body. Register an account in order to buy products.
Headers: Literacy, Numeracy, Special Needs, Speech & Language
Taskmaster manufacture and supply teaching materials to schools - but anyone can buy online here. Products suitable for younger children.
Headers: Tubing, Tubing & Hose, Profiles & Cord, Stoppers & Bungs, Special Products, Polymers, Corks
Rubber, silcone and plastics products for industry and for individuals. Excellent range of stoppers and tubing. Ley Rubber is based in Liverpool. If all else fails you might just get what you need here.
(Telephone to order)
Headers: Classroom Books, Classroom Decoration, Reward & Achievement, Educational Games & Activities, Assessment Papers, Children's Books, Workbooks & Stationery
Education resources for teachers and parents. Based in East Finchley, Teaching Trends imports and supplies hard to find US teaching supplies in the UK.