CREST Awards: Case Studies

CREST awards aim to encourage primary and secondary school students to undertake projects in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) related areas. Students' achievements can be recognised with awards at bronze, silver and gold levels.

These case studies describe how a range of schools have used the CREST awards to promote STEM and engage students in science-related activities. This includes holding CREST days and encouraging links with local businesses.

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CREST in a Day

By the British Science Association, the CREST awards help students to tackle science with an investigative approach. This case study describes how Rickmansworth School used a CREST activity day to engage and enthuse students in STEM subjects. A total of 34 students participated in three different activities...
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CREST Awards Through Work Experience

By the British Science Association, the CREST awards help students to tackle science with an investigative approach. This case study describes how BP used CREST awards to enhance their provision of work experience. Students at BP worked on a research project for their work experience week. This involved around 30...
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CREST Awards Through Project-based Learning

By the British Science Association, the CREST awards help students to tackle science with an investigative approach. This case study describes how Charlton School gave Year Eight students a chance to undertake independent projects based on their individual enthusiasms. Students worked towards a bronze CREST award...
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Encouraging Creativity and Business Acumen

By the British Science Association, the CREST Awards help students to tackle science with an investigative approach. This case study describes how Graham School incorporated CREST awards into the Year Nine design technology provision. Students designed new products and worked out business and marketing plans to...
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