Apply now for a Kick Start grant and organise your own event during British Science Week 2019!

Kick Start grants provide funds for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their own events as part of British Science Week. Applications are now open and close on the 12th November 2018 at 5pm.

British Science Week

There are three types of grant:

  • Kick Start grant: a grant of £300 for your school to run an activity during British Science Week
  • Kick Start More grant: a grant of £700 for your school to host a science event or activity which involves your students and the local community. The community can comprise of families/carers, members of local community groups, local businesses and local press
  • Kick Start Youth grant: a grant of £150 for your school to run an activity during British Science Week organised and delivered by students

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If you are interested in hosting an As Creative Science workshop as part of your British Science Week 2019 events please find information about all of our programmes below!

Rather than presenting big and colourful experiments, the sparks in our science workshops are ignited by the children's creativity! And our drama-based approaches both cementing existing knowledge and introduce new concepts and content.

Engaging and exciting workshops such as Interplanetary Tours, The View from Space, The Story of Flight, Pirate Science, Space Pirates, CSI: Forces, CSI: Periodic TableScience Geodesic Domes, Science Skills, Messages from Space (space poetry) and Expect the Unexpected introduce pupils from EYFS - KS4 some of the ways that science has played, and always will play, an important role in our development.

Why go for a performance-based approach? Well, precisely because science is dramatic, dynamic and directional!

All of the workshops are founded upon solid scientific concepts – and if you like the ideas but can’t see quite what you want, we can build a programme tailored to your own needs!

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View Secondary Science workshops here

Available throughout the year as well as during British Science Week 2019 and World Space Week 2019. 

"All staff have fed back to me about how impressed they were with the workshops, how well the children responded to them and how excellent Chris was as a presenter, making the sessions interactive, engaging and educational for the children.  They have taken a lot from today and the workshops have helped support me with my mission to promote working scientifically and develop a love of science loving in the school." (Science Co-ordinator, Bursted Wood Primary School)

 “as creatives are like a breath of fresh air – livening up teachers and students with fun and innovative methods of learning. The planning and preparation that goes on behind the scenes results in a thoroughly professional delivery in which all participants are valued and respected.” (Head of Science, Holy Cross School, Bolton)

Science workshops

Science Workshops for Primary Schools

Delivered by practitioners who are passionate about science, these exciting programmes provide an amazing way of promoting science, cementing pupils’ subject knowledge, explaining difficult concepts and introducing new content.

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Science Workshops for Primary Schools

World Space Week School Workshops 

Blending science and performance arts, our World Space Week workshops are an excellent way of engaging students with science and supporting them in understanding our neighbours in the solar system – as well as worlds much further away. 

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Science Workshops for KS3 - KS4 pupils

Engaging and experiential in style and tone, our Creative Science workshops for secondary schools are specifically designed to build on pupils’ existing knowledge, enhance progression and boost pupil motivation in science.

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