Plan your activities

Plan your British Science Week 2021!

With British Science Week 2021 around the corner, we hope you have lots planned already. But if you’re still looking for ideas and inspiration, why not try out some of our resources below?

Apply for a grant

The British Science Association offer grants for schools and community groups to take part in British Science Week. The grants are open for applications up until Monday 9 November 2020.

Take a look at what is on offer and find out if you are eligible

Download our activity packs

Download your free activity packs

Our new taster and full activity packs will be released in November and January respectively. The packs encourage young people to think about everyday discoveries and how they affect their lives by exploring science in the world all around us. We have activities for three different stages: early years, primary, and secondary.

If you’re looking to start planning already, you can check out activity packs from the last five years below to help get you started!

Download the packs now


Download the British Science Week marketing resources

It's British Science Week!

We would appreciate if you could acknowledge British Science Week in any promotional material you create.

You can find a wealth of different online marketing resources for schools and non-school groups here.


Enter the poster competition!

We are pleased to announce that the British Science Week 2021 poster competition is based on the theme of ‘Innovating for the future’.

We will have more details of the competition in due course, but we look forward to receiving your entries!

Find out more and read the guidelines here


Organise an event

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Running an event of your own may seem daunting, but we’re here to help you all the way, from applying for grants to providing activity packs.

Visit our ‘how to’ guides page for step-by-step instructions on how to organise an event,  find a presenter, how to arrange publicity, and where to find funding. There are handy templates to easily create press releases and press photo call invitations to maximise publicity for your event.