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 Excellence 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.


ISBN: 978-1-84948-314-8, 224pp

Boost your confidence in Science with our engaging, full-colour Level 3 Science Course Book. Bright, student-friendly and accessible, this book provides extensive coverage of the curriculum by threading a story through the text. It's been written specifically for the Curriculum for Excellence by an experienced teacher team of authors - one of which was a finalist in the Scottish Education Awards 2019.

This Course Book is a first from a Scottish publisher and meets the BGE benchmarks and covers the Level 3 Experiences and Outcomes (which are very handily outlined in the book so you can easily track your progress). It is packed with worked examples and practice questions which you can work through at home. There's additional online material to further support the book which can be downloaded for free under the Downloads Tab.

This book will help you: 

  • Understand trickier concepts through worked examples and our glossary of key terms
  • Build skills of scientific enquiry and spark your curiosity, knowledge and interest in Science
  • Track your progress through What you now know summaries and challenge questions
  • Lay foundations to help you succeed in your future National qualifications

It's the perfect resource for students in S1, S2 and S3 and can be used by students at home and in the classroom. It is also a brilliant resource for teachers and for parents looking to offer their child extra support at home.

The Scientific Method
Selecting And Processing Information
The Solar System
Competitive Sport
Separating Mixtures
How To Write A Lab Report
The Earth
How To Do Research Tasks
Life On Earth
Digestive System
The Periodic Table
 End-Of-Chapter Questions
Heat Transfer
Genetics and DNA
Earth's materials
Renewable energy
Chemical Cells
End-Of-Chapter Questions
Chemical Reactions
Electromagnetic Radiation
End-Of-Chapter Questions

Want to take a sneak peek of the book before you buy? Download our Sample Pages and see how this book helps bring science to life!