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Discovery Education Espresso

The award-winning digital learning service

Suitable for Foundation to Year 6 pupils, Discovery Education Espresso brings learning to life with engaging resources that strengthen pupils’ understanding and make every lesson memorable.  

Discovery Education Espresso

Introducing Discovery Education Espresso

The award-winning, cross-curricular digital learning service for teachers and pupils that makes every lesson memorable. Supporting the delivery of the National Curriculum and the successful integration of digital media into teaching and learning.

Providing more than 23,000 digital media resources for all subjects across Foundation to Key Stage 2, Discovery Education Espresso is a weekly updating, curated learning service that can be used flexibly within lessons, to suit any teaching style.

  • Rich multimedia content proven to increase pupil attainment*.
  • Variety of resource types including engaging short videos, interactive games, images, sounds, factfiles, articles, printable resources and prepared assemblies to make content accessible to all pupils. 
  • Comprehensive news service providing age-appropriate, classroom-ready news stories that make  a valuable connection between curriculum learning and what is happening in the real world.

* Passey, D. (2011). Independent evaluation of the uses of Espresso online digital resources in primary schools. The report is authored by Professor Don Passey, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

Comprehensive coverage of the National Curriculum

Find relevant resources quickly, by curriculum objective or topic:

  • A dedicated curriculum resource area created by teaching experts, highlighting Discovery Education Espresso can support you in meeting objectives..
  • Multiple tools enable you to search for the perfect resource. Search by curriculum objective and year group in each subject area and you’ll find our recommended resources. Alternatively, select a subject and browse by the relevant topic and resource type for a complete list of what’s available.
  • Module guides provide teachers with context for the resources and the curriculum objectives they help deliver, with suggested ideas for integrating the resources into lessons.
Modules covering key areas in core and foundation subjects including:
  • Grammar and Punctuation (KS2)
  • Algebra (Upper KS2)
  • Phonics (EYFS, KS1)
  • Online safety (KS1, KS2)
  • Spelling (KS1, Lower KS2, Upper KS2)
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages (Upper KS2)
  • Classification (KS2)
  • Traditional Tales (KS1, Lower KS2, Upper KS2)
Discovery Education Espresso makes the integration of digital resources easy for teachers
  • Download, embed and link to videos at the click of a button.
  • Adapt PowerPoint presentations or personalise your resources for learning platforms, and encourage pupils to mash up and create something new.
  • Route creator enables teachers to draw from the wide variety of resources available and create a planned series of activities.
  • Tablet-friendly - use Discovery Education Espresso on your iPads and other mobile devices.
  • Teacher and pupil home access is available to take learning beyond the classroom.
Discovery Education Espresso on iPads