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Rolls-Royce Schools Prize for Science & Technology
Added: November 13 2019

The Rolls-Royce Schools Prize for Science & Technology is an annual awards programme that helps teachers increase science, mathematics, and technology engagement in their schools and colleges. Entrants will submit an application outlining an idea for a sustainable science, mathematics or technology initiative, specific to your school and which you would deliver between September 2020 and June 2021. The final deadline for entries is 11 April 2020.


CREST Under-Represented Audience Grants
Added: November 01 2019

This grant offers the opportunity to experience the work of scientists and engineers to under-served communities with barriers to STEM enrichment activity and limited access. Funded by UK Research and Innovation, it aims to involve young people who wouldn’t normally choose to do science, or have limited opportunities to do so, to participate and receive a CREST Award. The fund is open to schools in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (including special schools, Early Years education providers and pupil referral units) and the next round of applications will be received in January 2020.


My vision: Partnerships for a sustainable future essay competition
Added: September 13 2019

The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to invite schoolchildren around the world to share their dreams about the potential of partnerships to help achieve a more sustainable future. Students and Teacher Champions who participate in the essay competition will be eligible to participate in a National Debate on the same theme in Spring 2020, leading to an International Online Debate, and Teacher Champions Exchange, in Summer 2020. For the first time ever, the international events will take place online to help support the broadest possible participation from around the world. Deadline of entries: 20 December 2019


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


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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