Competitions and challenges

Getting students involved in competitions and challenges are a fantastic way of engaging them with STEM subjects, whilst building their confidence, teamwork and practical skills.

Whether they form part of your lessons or are completed during STEM Clubs, pupils of all ages can get involved. 

 



  • ULTIMATE STEM CHALLENGE

    Students are invited to take part in the Ultimate STEM Challenge.

    BP, in partnership with STEM Learning, is inviting UK students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to tackle one simple challenge: reimagine a solution to a real-life problem.






    AGE RANGE: 11-14

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  • CANSAT

    A CanSat is a simulation of a real satellite, integrated within the volume and shape of a soft drink can. 

    This competition offers students a unique opportunity for students to have a practical experience of a real space project.







    AGE RANGE: 14-19

    Get involved



  • CISCO LITTLE BIG FUTURES

    The Little Big Futures has launched! A collection of one-hour lessons and five-hour challenges across the STEM subjects and for STEM Clubs looking at the use of the Internet of Things (IoT).

    These resources introduce upcoming technologies that will soon be part of everyday life and give your students the opportunity to be creative with their learning and explore careers education.  


      AGE RANGE: 11-14

    Get involved

Competitions for teachers

Latest updates

Classroom displays competition: get creative and inspire others

Our ever-popular classroom displays competition has returned!Taking place termly, our classroom displays competition allows you to share photos of the classroom displays you are most proud of. Six winners are chosen each term, who will each receive £50 worth of vouchers.Not only does this competition let you share...

Don’t forget to enter the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge

The deadline for entering the Ultimate STEM Challenge is fast approaching, make sure you enter your team before the 12 January 2018.Now in its fourth year of running, the Ultimate STEM Challenge aims to build confidence and team working skills in students. It is also the perfect way to inspire students with STEM...

Exploring the world creatively: teachers share their experiences of the Ultimate STEM Challenge

The Ultimate STEM Challenge invites 11-14 year old students to put their STEM skills to the test.With the entry deadline for this year’s competition fast approaching, we chatted to some schools that took part in last year’s challenge who told all about how the competition has impacted them and their students.Transforming students’ lives at Bohunt SchoolThe...