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ITCH - The Big Science Read

The Big Science Read is a competition for PSQM schools only to produce a short, lively radio news and feature programme linked to the story of Itch- the fantastic children's novel by BBC broadcaster Simon Mayo.

Simon Mayo will visit the school that produces the winning radio programme (location permitting) and give them 50 copies of Itch and Itch Rocks.

Download the following letter to schools for more information:

ITCH Big Science Read schools letter.docx


How can your PSQM school take part?

  • Email PSQM s.j.taylor@herts.ac.uk 28th February with your name, school name and address.

  • The first 200 PSQM schools that apply will each receive 5 copies of ITCH in time for National Science & Engineering Week.

  • Read ITCH in school

  • Produce a short radio news and features radio show (maximum 5 minutes) relating to ITCH.

  • Send your entry by 6th June – a great after-SATS project!