Is there a deadline for the CREST Awards?
There is no deadline for submitting projects for the CREST Awards, they can be submitted all year round.
If you are completing an award via a placement (most common for Gold and Silver, e.g. Nuffield Foundation) then the placement may give you a deadline. If you have queries about these deadlines then please contact the placement or work experience provider.
If you are taking part in a competition related to CREST then there may be a deadline for this. These deadlines will be separate to CREST and enquiries should be directed to the help for that competition.
N.B. If you are asked to resubmit there is also no deadline for this.
How do I assess a Bronze project?
CREST Bronze requires students to demonstrate skills including problem-solving, independent learning, organisation, teamwork, and communication. To achieve a Bronze Award, each student should record the work done on their project either in a CREST ...
How long does Silver/Gold assessment take?
Once you have paid your CREST fees and payment has been processed, Silver/Gold assessment can take between 2 and 6 weeks, depending if it is a busy time of year. Please note, if payments are sent without the project ID or invoice number as a ...
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 ...
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 to run CREST Awards
CREST offers educators an easy-to-run framework for curriculum enhancement and is student-led, encouraging young people to take ownership of their own projects. CREST can be run in schools, clubs, youth groups, other organisations or at home. Check ...