FAQ 8 - How does the CREST assessment process work?
Star/Superstar awards are assessed by the facilitator. You or another educator assess your students’ involvement. If you feel that your students have sufficiently taken part in eight challenges then they will have achieved their Award. You do not need to upload any evidence of work to our online platform but you are required to record the eight challenges your students completed.
Bronze/Discovery projects are assessed by the facilitator. You or another educator assess your students’ work against the CREST requirements. You can read more about how the assessment process works and the student work you will need to upload in the following help-notes:
- How do I assess a Discovery project?
- How do I assess a Bronze project?
Silver/Gold projects are assessed by our online assessors who are specialists in their chosen fields. You can read more about how the assessment process works and the project work you will need to upload to our online platform in the following help-notes:
- How are Silver projects assessed?
- How are Gold projects assessed?
CREST Appeals Process
We want everyone to have a fair and positive experience of CREST. Below is the appeals process for the review and correction of mistakes or inequalities that may have been made. Process for appeal: Check the grounds for appeal, below. Email ...
Uploading your students’ work
Star and SuperStar You do not need to upload any work for Star or SuperStar Awards. Discovery and Bronze For Discovery and Bronze, we ask for a sample of work from 10% of your students. E.g. if you have 10 students or less, upload 1 student's work, ...
How are Silver projects assessed?
CREST Silver stretches students and enriches their studies. Typically completed by students aged 14+, projects require around thirty hours of work and lead to a body of work. This work could be a written report, video diaries or something else ...
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: ...
CREST Accreditation - The process
This article is suitable for those who know they would like to have their resource/activity accredited, and want to know more about the process involved. If you want to know more about what accreditation is, have a look at this article. How does the ...