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CREST  awards and Children's University

Our Science activities have been validated by the Children's University

 

What is CREST

CREST and Children's University

 

CREST is a nationally recognised scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers by completing work and activities in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths).

CREST Star and Super Star introduces children to hands on, independent and collaborative investigative learning.

They support and encourage students'  to solve real-life STEM challenges through practical investigation and discussion.

KEY OBJECTIVES 

  • Real world content

  • Problem solving

  • Independent working

  • Decision making

  • Practical hands on  investigations and challenges

  • Reflective practice

  • Reporting and communicating

. CREST is a scheme that encourages young people to think and act like scientists and engineers. To achieve a CREST Award, students complete handson projects to suit their abilities, interests and age groups.

Have children take part in a CREST Award. CREST is a scheme that encourages young people to think and act like scientists and engineers. Children can complete eight activities to achieve a Star Award, which will see them receive a certificate and badge. Look out for the CREST logo to see which activities can be put towards a CREST Award. Older children could also work towards a higher-level CREST Award. Take a look at the different CREST Star

CREST STAR
5-7 

Stars

Children take on the role of investigators.  British Science Association’s Star Award over a two term period  (children must complete 8 sessions). Children will then achieve their award having met the objectives.

Kids in Technology Class

Hands on, best form of investigation and research.

CREST SUPER STAR
7-11

Children take on the role of investigators.  British Science Association’s Super Star Award over a two term period  (children must complete 8 sessions). Children will then achieve their award having met the objectives.

Stars
Stars

Together Making Science Fun, Inclusive, Inspiring, and an Unforgettable and Memorable Experience   

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