Level 3 and 4 Course Books from Bright Red

BrightRED BGE Course Books are the perfect resources for students in S1, S2 and S3. They have been specifically written to meet the new Curriculum for Excellent benchmarks. Everything needed for the broad general education is in our Course Books! 

These engaging, full-colour books will help students to develop knowledge and apply skills for learning and skills for life. Helpful hints are provided throughout the books in the Don't forget pointers, while there are plenty of opportunities to practice applying knowledge through Classroom Challenge questions and tasks. There are also What you know now summaries, which provide an overview of the knowledge and skills covered in each chapter and How does that work? introductions that outline the key content in each chapter.

These guides are invaluable for use in the classroom or for personal study. Be bright, be ready for Level 3 and 4 and beyond!

BrightRED Study Guide


Kathryn Sharp, Graeme McKellan and Michael McComiskie

Expertly written to meet the BGE benchmarks. Bright, student-friendly with an engaging thematic structure.

Publishing 30th August 2019

978-1-84948-314-8, 240pp

This full-colour, engaging, BrightRED Course Book for Level 3 Science provides extensive coverage of the syllabus, meeting the new BGE benchmarks and covering the Level 3 experiences and outcomes. It is packed with worked examples and practice questions and be supported by online teaching and additional downloadable tasks.

It has been structured thematically into three key sections - Impact, Sport and Fallout and aims to build skills of scientific enquiry. This Level 3 Science Course Book is the perfect resource for students in S1, S2 and S3 and can be used both in the classroom and at home. 



  • The Solar System
  • The Earth
  • What now?



  • Triathlon
  • Cells
  • Digestive System
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and DNA
  • Microbes
  • pH
  • Forces
  • The Finish Line



  • Separating mixtures
  • Solvents
  • The Periodic Table
  • Heat transfer
  • Earth's materials
  • Renewable energy
  • Chemical cells
  • Circuits
  • Chemical reactions
  • Electromagnetic radiation
  • End-of-chapter questions