Applications for British Science Week 2018 are now open.
The British Science Association, with funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, is providing grants for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their own science and engineering events. The Kick Start grant of up to £300 is available for schools to run an activity during British Science Week. The Kick Start More grant of up to £700 is for schools 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. To be eligible, schools must either: have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils eligible for the pupil premium or equivalent: Have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds; and/or be a small school based in a remote and rural location. The next deadline for applications is 13 November 2017.