FAQ 4 - Are my students eligible for a CREST Award level if they are not in the suggested age range?
Yes – there are no age limits for CREST. The ages listed on
our website are a guideline.
How do I change the Award level of a project?
If your students have done more or less work than you anticipated on their project, you may wish to enter them for a higher or lower Award level. If you have already created the project online yourself, contact CREST Support to change the Award ...
How to choose the right award level for your students
To choose the right CREST Award for your students, think about their age and ability, and how much time they can commit to the project. Star Awards are typically completed by 5-7 year olds. Students complete a series of 8 Star challenges, ...
Using CREST for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
You can do project work in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) and count it towards your DofE Skills section through the CREST Awards scheme. Lots of people think of ‘skills’ as being related to art, music or drama, but we know that ...
How do I add students to a project?
Student names are printed on CREST certificates for Discovery, Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. You’ll want to make sure they’re correct before you order your certificates. CREST Star and SuperStar certificates are left blank for you to complete, so ...
How do I assess a Discovery project?
CREST Discovery requires students to demonstrate skills including problem-solving, independent learning, organisation, teamwork, and communication. To achieve a Discovery Award, you should confirm on your CREST account that each student has: ...