Does your school need some Big Bang magic? Host an inspiring STEM day filled with amazing science and engineering activities, workshops and project work.

The Big Bang at School Blueprint provides you with insights and connections so you can create your own event and start an extraordinary journey for your students. 

Apply for the Blueprint

Applications close on 30 September 2024.

Your school may be eligible for a bursary to support you to run a Big Bang at School, check if you're eligible and apply by 31 July.

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The Big Bang at School Blueprint includes everything you need to inspire, engage and excite your students. Get resources to support you, including: activities and workshops, possible external funding opportunities, links to STEM organisations in your area and how to engage with local employers to bring careers to life. 

Every Big Bang at School should include the below to have the greatest impact for your students:   

  • Hands on practical content 
  • Skills activities 
  • Project-based learning 
  • Careers engagement 
  • Reflection opportunities 

A Big Bang at School is a unique opportunity to celebrate all things STEM and support your careers programming. Our evaluation from 2023 shows that a Big Bang at School has real impact for both students and teachers:

  • 96%

    students enjoyed taking part in their Big Bang at School

  • 2.5x

    girls were 2.5 times more likely to enjoy the day than boys

  • 95%

    teachers agreed the event was accessible to students of all abilities

  • 74%

    of teachers were more confident in talking to their students about careers in engineering after taking part

Get inspired

Discover how hosting a Big Bang at School could inspire and excite your school: