For assessors: How do we define science?
British Science Association defines science as a mindset, a way to ask
questions about the world and test them out. In this document we use the term
‘science’ as an umbrella term for the natural and social sciences as well as
technology, engineering, and maths related subjects.
Becoming an Assessor
Thanks for you interest in becoming a CREST Awards Assessor. CREST Silver and Gold Awards are assessed by trained STEM professionals. They are from a range of backgrounds and have expertise in various subjects. The role is perfect for qualified STEM ...
Take part in the Great Science Share
If you’ve completed your CREST Award or are planning on running one over the next couple of terms, why not use it as part of the Great Science Share 2021? The Great Science Share is an annual campaign to encourage 3-14 year olds to share their own ...
For assessors: 4.1 The student showed understanding of the science behind their project, appropriate to their level.
Explanation: The subject knowledge and complexity of the project should be at these levels. Award level Criteria Bronze Key Stage 3/Level 1 3rd/4th level: First year – Third year (S1, S2, S3) IB Middle Years Programme Silver Key Stage 4/Level 2 ...
At Home: How to run CREST Awards
CREST offers parents an easy-to-run system for at-home learning that is child-led, and encourages young people to take ownership of their own projects. You don't need to have much knowledge about science to run CREST at home. Sign up for a free CREST ...
Eligible project subject areas
CREST looks at science in the broadest way possible. Inclusive of all natural and social sciences along with engineering, maths and technology. We even consider arts subjects applicable if they are used in a cross-curricular way. For example looking ...