British Science Week

The UK's widest grassroots celebration of all things science and engineering


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We would like to hear about everything that’s happening during National Science & Engineering Week, so whether your activities are for the whole community or a science-themed afternoon for one group of pupils, tell us by registering your event or activity! Schools that registered by 14 February 2014 were automatically entered into our prize draw.

This year we had over £3000 worth of prizes from a number of exciting sponsors! Please see the list below for more information. 

Timstar is a specialist supplier of laboratory and educational products and services to schools across the UK. Timstar prides itself on the choice it can offer its customers, providing access to a wide range of recognised brands, as well as its own range of exclusive, innovative science resources under the trademark name 'Benchmar'.Timstar is committed to supporting teachers and technicians to inspire children to work scientifically, and it aspires to become not only a recognised supplier in science education but also a respected resource partner.


Trusted and used in over 15,500 schools, is the leading teaching, learning and assessment resource. It’s ideal for children aged between 3-12 years old and children with SEN of all ages.’s highly engaging and interactive activities are an inspiration to learning in the classroom.'s activities cover English, Maths, Science, Foreign Languages, and English as an Additional Language.


As the UK's leading supplier of science equipment, chemicals and related services, SciChem have an unrivalled understanding of the needs of science technicians and teachers. Combining our passion for science, our technical expertise and our in-depth understanding of the science curriculum means that we are able to bring a valuable difference to practical science lessons. As the exclusive distributor of high quality ranges such as PASCO datalogging as well as the Lascells brand of innovative science equipment, we help inspire tomorrow’s scientists today.


Usborne is a major, independent, award-winning UK publishing company, and Children's Publisher of the Year 2012-2013. Usborne publishes almost every type of children's book for every age from baby to young adult.


Olive Moore - Miss Indiana Jones with a zoological twist. This book series encourages young people to learn about exploration and environmental sciences. The twists in the books arise when fiction becomes entangled with fact, providing a springboard for discussion of real-life science issues and contextualizing the plot by teaching the scientific basis underlying the story. Monthly video blogs are freely available to teachers and feature natural history updates and interactive science challenges.


Sky Hi Products supplies educational establishments and youth organisations with a range of model aircraft kits and associated equipment specifically designed to support educational initiatives such as those carried out by the British Model Flying Association (BMFA), BAE Systems, Bombardier, Imagineering, Setpoints and Universities.