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PRIMARY COMPETITIONS AND GRANTS


The Great Exhibition at Home
Added: June 15 2020

Inspired by Prince Albert’s original Great Exhibition, which showcased the most exciting technology and inventions from 1851, students across the country are invited to create a Great Exhibition in their own home. This year’s competition will address one of the big questions we face – ‘How Can Engineering Help Protect the Planet? The challenge is aimed at 9-14 year olds, however all UK primary and secondary students and schools are welcome to take part. With weekly worksheets, practical engineering challenges and fantastic STEM prizes up for grabs, download now and let the challenge begin! Entry deadline July 30 2020.

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London Mathematical Society Application for Small Grants
Added: March 04 2020

The London Mathematical Society offers funding to schools, from Key Stage 1 upwards, who partake in a Mathematical activity that involves the wider community and brings different mathematicians together, from children to adults. If you are organising an educational activity that promotes maths and reaches out, you could be awarded a small grant. Deadline for round 1: 31 August

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Schools Grant Scheme
Added: November 20 2019

Grants of up to £600 for projects, events and activities that promote a greater interest in physics and engineering in young people. They particularly encourage applications for projects that look at: particle physics, astronomy, space and nuclear physics, energy, transport, information and communications, design and promotion and built environment. Deadlines for applications: 1 February (for projects taking place in the following summer term),1 June (for projects taking place in the following autumn term), 1 November (for projects taking place in the following spring term).

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Farmvention
Added: September 03 2018

Farmvention is a national STEM competition, launching in September, run by NFU. Designed to make children think about the day to day issues faced by farmers and growers in England and Wales, there are three problem based challenges that can be entered by individual children or in teams. For more information please visit their website. Deadline: 23rd December 2019

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Plastics Challenge
Added: September 03 2018

An exciting new challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years to develop solutions to the problems caused by plastic waste globally.Pupils investigate the properties of plastics then find solutions to problems caused by plastic waste globally. The challenge can be used flexibly as part of the formal science and design and technology curriculum in the UK, or to run a STEM club or enrichment day. This challenge can be used to gain a CREST Award. For more information please visit their website.

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