Back to school with the Principia Space Diary!

The Principia Mission Space Diary is an interactive, empowering STEM learning programme that allows children to learn about space, strengthen their literacy skills and much more, while following ESA Astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia space mission. The programme links to the Primary Science curricula in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and also links to English/Literacy, Maths, ICT/Computing, DT, PE, SMSC, British Values, Geography and more!

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Space lessons from Lucy Hawking and a team of experts!

Participating schools will have access to the Principia Mission Space Diary for students. The diary is filled with challenges and activities to empower our young space apprentices, written and developed by Lucy Hawking and Curved House Kids, with contributions from the UK Space Agency, Dr Sheila Kanani, Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Peter McOwan, astronaut Helen Sharman and many more amazing space experts!


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Take it from the teachers

“It was fantastic, thank you so much! I was involved in linking schools STEM training this year and the diaries were great evidence for how to link science and writing. Many teachers in other schools were envious of the books.”