British Science Week 2021 Kick Start Grant case studies

Find inspiration for your Science Week activities here!

When thinking about British Science Week activities you could carry out with the Kick Start Grant funding, it can be hard to know where to start, especially if you’ve never applied for a grant before. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! Read on or click here to watch our video case study to find out about the activities some of our 2021 grantees ran with the funds, and get inspired to plan your own events!

If that’s not enough, why not check out some of our 2020 Kick Start Grant case studies, too?

 Balderstone Primary School


Balderstone Primary School is a small, rural school in the north-west of England.  For British Science Week, the teachers planned ‘Balderstone Goes Green’, an event designed to teach children about biodiversity by having pupils in all year groups planting different flowers and vegetation around the playground. Read more about Balderstone Primary’s Science Week!

Canonbie Primary School


Canonbie Primary School is small, rural school in the south of Scotland. Canonbie Primary worked closely with local businesses working food and textiles for British Science Week to show the children the range of jobs that utilise STEM skills. Read more about Canonbie Primary School’s Science Week!

Ysgol Bae Baglan

Ysgol Bae Baglan is a large school is Port Talbot Wales, which teaches children aged 3-16, which a percentage of children who are eligible for free school meals, and a high percentage of child with special educational needs. For British Science Week, Ysgol Bae Baglan asked pupils to design insulative jackets for water tanks. Read more about Ysgol Bae Baglan’s Science Week!

Langney Primary Academy


Langney Primary Academy is a school in the south east of England, in an area of high deprivation. Langney Primary ran a British Science Week project which showed the older children innovative ways to grow fruit and vegetables with hydroponics kits. Click here to read more about Langney Primary Academy’s Science Week!

Germoe Community Primary School

Germoe Community Primary School is a small school in the south of England with high levels of SEN pupils and pupils eligible for pupil premium. For British Science Week, Germoe Primary ran a week of activities about the brain and how AI robotics are becoming part of life. Click here to read more about Germoe Community Primary School’s Science Week activities!