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Engineering Education Scheme – England & Scotland

Award Level Gold

The Engineering Education Scheme in England & Scotland, run by EDT, links teams of Year 12 or S5/S6 students with a local company to work on a six-month project involving real scientific, engineering and technological problems.

How to achieve a CREST Gold Award

You will need to ensure your EES project meets at least 11 of the 15 CREST criteria. During the project you can contact CREST@britishscienceassociation.org if you have any questions. For assessment you will need to upload electronic copies of:

  • your project report
  • your EES CREST checklist
  • a personal appendix for each student.
Resource: Triathlon research

Resource: Triathlon research

Gold award | Research project | Student sheet Making every step count A standard distance triathlon consists of a 1500 m swim in open water, followed by a 40 km cycle ride, then a 10 km run. World class athletes complete it in less than two hours. Ironman triathlons...
Engineering Education Scheme – Wales

Engineering Education Scheme – Wales

In the Engineering Education Scheme Wales, run by STEM Cymru, teams of Year 12 students are set a research and development brief by a local company that is related to a real industrial problem. The teams work on this problem over a six-month period with guidance from...
Resource: Squeaky clean research

Resource: Squeaky clean research

Gold award | Research project | Student sheet Cleaning Up? Supermarkets seem to have a product for every cleaning job that you can think of, then more besides! They include a range of ‘value’ products, but these take up much less shelf space and are much less...
Visit: ORBYTS at UCL

Visit: ORBYTS at UCL

Research scientists work in collaboration with sixth form students to perform cutting-edge research leading to a peer-reviewed scientific paper.