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 scientific investigations.
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 ...
How do we define science?
The 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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
How can a student take an award anonymously?
Sometimes you need to enter a student for a CREST Award, but you’re unable to enter their name on any external system - for safeguarding reasons, for instance. If you’re creating the project yourself online, we suggest you add your anonymous student ...