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March 2019

British Science Week 2020 – Mother Nature Science Workshops

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In-School Science Workshops and Assembly Shows
British Science Week 2020 – Booking Now
06 – 15 March 2020

Each year for British Science Week, Mother Nature Science visit Primary Schools presenting our fun, hands-on and enquiry based In-School Science Day Workshops, for years Reception to Year 6.

We take all the hassle and stress out of organising science week workshops for teachers – and make it an unforgettable science-week experience to remember for pupils.

Exciting News for  2020, we are delighted to confirm:

•  The Official Theme British Science Week 2020 will be “Our Diverse Planet’”
Yes, our Boffins will be designing a new workshop day topic in line with the Official Theme (every year since 2007), but don’t let that get in the way of reserving your date.

• The official dates run from 06-15 March 2020 – which are already starting to fill up – don’t miss out!

Reserve your Date Here or find out more just scroll down or drop us a quick call on 020 8863 8832

British Science Week Funding 2020

The British Science Association have a number of grant schemes available to support British Science Week activities.

Applications for British Science Week 2020 

There are three grant schemes available to support British Science Week activities: one for schools, one for community groups, and one for BSA branches.

The deadline for applications is annually in November

The BSA cannot consider applications received after this date.

Kick Start Grants

This scheme offers grants for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their own events as part of British Science Week. There are three options available:

  • Kick Start grant: A grant of £300 for your school to run an activity
  • Kick Start More grant: A grant of £700 for your school to host a science event or activity which involves your students and the local community
  • Kick Start Youth grant: A grant of £150 for your school to run an activity during British Science Week organised by students.

Community Grants

This scheme offers £500 to £1000 grants for community groups that work directly with audiences who are traditionally under-represented and currently not engaged in science activity. Our definition of groups that are underrepresented in science includes:

  • people who are Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME)
  • people with low socio economic status (SES), including people disadvantaged in terms of education and income
  • young people facing adversity, including those not in education, employment or training (NEET)
  • people with a disability, defined as a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term effect on someone’s ability to do normal daily activities (Equalities Act 2010)
  • people living in a remote and rural location, defined as settlements of less than 10,000 people
  • girls and women

BSW Grants for BSA branches

This scheme offers up to £500 of funding for British Science Association branches to take part in our national celebration by running local events during British Science Week.

This scheme is open to BSA volunteer branches only.


Mother Nature Science is the only Workshops Provider Officially Accredited by the British science Association