Clubs, Activities & Events

  • CREST (CREativity in Science and Technology) is a UK-wide Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) award scheme managed by the British Science Association.
    CREST Awards
    CREST (CREativity in Science and Technology) is a UK-wide Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) award scheme managed by the British Science Association.
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  • The Design and Technology Association is working in partnership with Engineers without Borders and Practical Action to bring you FREE courses suitable for teachers of KS2 to KS5. Dates from now until May 2020.
    Free CPD courses by DATA
    The Design and Technology Association is working in partnership with Engineers without Borders and Practical Action to bring you FREE courses suitable for teachers of KS2 to KS5. Dates from now until May 2020.
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  • The Glasgow Science Festival takes place from the 4th to the 14th June 2020 and offers a varied programme of events for people from all ages and backgrounds.
    Glasgow Science Festival
    The Glasgow Science Festival takes place from the 4th to the 14th June 2020 and offers a varied programme of events for people from all ages and backgrounds.
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  • GSS aims to put children at the heart of sharing their love of learning. #GreatSciShare will inspire, engage and celebrate science with a range of audiences in creative ways.
    Great Science Share
    GSS aims to put children at the heart of sharing their love of learning. #GreatSciShare will inspire, engage and celebrate science with a range of audiences in creative ways.
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  • A week of activities nationwide, National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. National Insect Week returns in 2020
    National Insect Week
    A week of activities nationwide, National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. National Insect Week returns in 2020
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  • Zookeepers are celebrating the birth of a giant in April – after welcoming a baby giraffe to the herd at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
    Whipsnade News
    Zookeepers are celebrating the birth of a giant in April – after welcoming a baby giraffe to the herd at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
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  • Pupils research infectious diseases then design and build a model of a hand washing device for a school in Kenya
    Stop the Spread
    Pupils research infectious diseases then design and build a model of a hand washing device for a school in Kenya
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  • Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
    World Osprey Week
    Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
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  • We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
    Crest Awards through Practical Action STEM Challenges
    We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
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  • One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
    Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
    One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
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  • The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
    Salters' Chemistry Club Handbook
    The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
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  • Delivered free of charge by the IET, Faraday Challenge Days give students the opportunity to research, design and make prototype solutions to genuinely tough engineering problems. At each event teams compete to win a prize for themselves and a trophy for their school.
    IET Faraday Challenge Days
    Delivered free of charge by the IET, Faraday Challenge Days give students the opportunity to research, design and make prototype solutions to genuinely tough engineering problems. At each event teams compete to win a prize for themselves and a trophy for their school.
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  • Run your very own Challenge in school with these online DIY Faraday Challenge Days.  These are packages of printable and electronic resources and guidance notes for teachers and technicians that take you through the day.
    IET Faraday DIY Challenge Days
    Run your very own Challenge in school with these online DIY Faraday Challenge Days. These are packages of printable and electronic resources and guidance notes for teachers and technicians that take you through the day.
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  • Gratnells, manufacturers and marketers of Britain’s best known and most widely used range of storage systems for over 40 years, has supported the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch initiative, encouraging children to become part of the world’s biggest wildlife survey
    The Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2021
    Gratnells, manufacturers and marketers of Britain’s best known and most widely used range of storage systems for over 40 years, has supported the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch initiative, encouraging children to become part of the world’s biggest wildlife survey
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  • The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
    National Schools Observatory
    The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
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  • Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
    Bradford Robotic Telescope
    Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
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  • A website that displays online data submitted by groups or the public
    Met Office Weather Observations Website
    A website that displays online data submitted by groups or the public
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  • Metlink is the home for school resources from the Royal Meteorological Society
    Metlink
    Metlink is the home for school resources from the Royal Meteorological Society
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  • Card models to bring ancient creatures to life
    Prehistoric puppets and models
    Card models to bring ancient creatures to life
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  • A CREST Star activity from Practical Action
    Yummy Yoghurt Makers
    A CREST Star activity from Practical Action
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  • Rutland Ospresy runs World Osprey Week and posts photos and information all year round including satellite tracking data on migration flyways.
    Rutland Ospreys
    Rutland Ospresy runs World Osprey Week and posts photos and information all year round including satellite tracking data on migration flyways.
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  • Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
    Beat the Flood
    Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
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  • A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.
    SCI-TECH Challenge
    A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.
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  • Mathematics learning and teaching resources for all school ages
    NRICH enriching mathematics
    Mathematics learning and teaching resources for all school ages
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  • Borrow unique NASA Moon rock samples and Natural History Museum meteorites in this FREE scheme run by STFC
    Moon Rocks & Meteorites Loan Scheme
    Borrow unique NASA Moon rock samples and Natural History Museum meteorites in this FREE scheme run by STFC
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  • Space fun from the European Space Agency. You can play in several languages!
    ESA Kids
    Space fun from the European Space Agency. You can play in several languages!
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