Challenging and thought provoking real-world STEM projects for young people of all ages.

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Hear from real teachers and educators how CREST has inspired young people across the UK.

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My CREST projects helped me get a place at Bristol University and a placement at AstraZeneca.
— Elizabeth Hampson, CREST Award holder

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Inspire primary-aged students with short, hands-on activities that challenge them to explore the world around them.

Perfect for 5-7 year olds who are starting their STEM journey.

Most suitable for upper primary students who are looking for a challenge.

Develop your students' communication, problem solving and teamwork skills by addressing a real-world challenge over the course of a day.

A one-day STEM project perfect for challenging your 10-14 year old students.

Empower your students to run their own investigation from start to finish – let them run the project they want to do!

An introduction to STEM project work for 11+ year olds working in teams.

A challenge for your 14+ year old students by running their own STEM projects in teams or individually.

Stretch your 16+ year old students with a long-term, open-ended project ideal for enhancing their UCAS applications.


Need help?

The CREST Awards Help Centre has detailed information on every aspect of creating and managing CREST Awards.