Groups can submit in a number of ways for a Silver/Gold Award. There are 3 main options.
*Please note, if you have a group who have worked on separate projects, these will need to be submitted separately. One project/team per submission.*
1) Submit separately - each student creates a free online account, creates an entry and submits their report and profile form (and any other supplementary materials) by themselves. They can make it clear that they worked in a group, but it is important to show how they themselves met the CREST criteria.
This option is useful either if a student is paying directly for the award themselves, or if different members of the group put in different levels of work.
2) Submit as a group - one student or an educator creates a free online account, creates an award entry and submits everyone's work, registering the group's details. They are responsible for payment - either requesting an invoice or paying by card. There must still be one profile form per student in the submission, but there can be a collective project report. The profile forms or report should really outline the contribution of each student and how they individually meet the criteria. If one student does not meet the criteria, then all the students will have to be reassessed. Groups can only be up to 15 students.
3) Submit as a group and add editors to the award entry - one student or an educator creates a free online account, creates an award entry and adds
the students/other students to the award entry. Each student can then upload their own work and input their details. This lessens the load for teachers who might want to pay, but have a large number of students taking part in a project. There must still be one profile form per student in the submission, but there can be a collective project report. The profile forms or report should really outline the contribution of each student and how they individually meet the criteria. If one student does not meet the criteria, then all the students will have to be reassessed. Groups can only be up to 15 students.
Entering online for Star, SuperStar, Silver and Gold Awards
To enter a project for Star, SuperStar, Silver or Gold Awards, you need to sign up or log in to apply.crestawards.org. Once you've logged in, you can create a new entry by clicking on View Programs or Programs. On the Programs page, select the ...
How to create Silver and Gold CREST projects on Survey Monkey Apply
To sign up for Silver and Gold projects go to apply.crestawards.org and create an account. Creating a project can be done by a student or educator, or by an organisation. Once you have activated your account, log in and you will be taken to this ...
Add additional collaborators to an award entry
For Star, SuperStar, Silver and Gold projects, you can add additional 'collaborators' to your entry. You can set new collaborators to have view-only access or edit access. When you add a collaborator, they will get an email with a link that allows ...
Criteria for Bronze, Silver and Gold CREST Awards
Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards must meet the criteria below appropriate to their level to achieve their award. Bronze projects should have around ten hours of work spent on them, Silver - thirty hours, and Gold - seventy hours. View our guidance on ...
How are Gold projects assessed?
CREST Gold allows students to conduct real research. They are longer-term projects that require around 70 hours’ work, and are typically completed by 16-to-19-year-olds. By working towards a CREST Gold Award, students will develop and deliver largely ...