British Science Week 2021
Mother Nature Science Workshops
In-School Science Workshops and Assembly Shows
British Science Week 2021 – Booking Now
5-14 March 2021
Exciting news for 2021, we are delighted to confirm that for British Science Week 2021 the official dates run from 5-14 March 2021 – which are already starting to fill up, don’t miss out!
The official theme is “Innovating for the Future” and we have lot’s of great Workshop Topics to choose from.
Each year for British Science Week, Mother Nature Science visit leading Preparatory and 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.
British Science Week Funding
The British Science Association have a number of grant schemes available to support British Science Week activities.
Applications for British Science Week
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.
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.