The late Rosalind Driver was Professor of Science Education at the University of Leeds where she directed the Children's Learning in Science Project (CLISP), including the project which led to the publication of Making Sense of Secondary Science. Ann Squires, was seconded from the Leeds Education Authority to co-ordinate the Secondary Science Project within CLISP. Peter Rushworth is a physicist who mentored and trained teachers, and students from various Universities. He recently retired as a Head teacher. Valerie Wood-Robinson has worked on curriculum development projects and has been a local authority education adviser and Ofsted inspector.