Salters’ Institute Festivals Of Chemistry 2017 – Enter Now!

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Entries for the 2017 Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry can be made online now! Priority entry will be open until Tuesday 31st January. We strongly recommend that you enter before this date for the best chance of a place.

51 Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry are planned at Universities and Colleges throughout the UK and Ireland between March and June 2017. A school may enter one team of four students from:

  • Year 7 and/or 8 in England and Wales
  • Year P7 and/or S1 in Scotland
  • Year 8 and/or 9 in Northern Ireland
  • Primary 6 and/or Secondary Year 1 in the Republic of Ireland

Students will experience…

  • Exciting hands-on practical Chemistry challenges in University/College labs
  • Carrying out investigations “like a real Chemist”
  • Team working and independent problem solving
  • Amazing chemical demonstrations
  • Prizegiving ceremony with prizes for winning schools
  • Fun prizes and certificates for all participants

Calling all Chemistry Teachers…

  • Hear what the Salters’ Institute is doing
  • Come and meet your local RSC Education Co-ordinator
  • A chance to network with like-minded colleagues
  • Participate in CPD opportunities


Only £30 (€35) per school (non-refundable) plus travel expenses.

Don’t miss out on participating in one of these fantastic events.

“Absolutely brilliant activities that allowed the students to work independently.” The University of  Warwick, 19 April 2016

“A fantastic day, very inspiring for students and teachers.” The University of Reading, 11 May 2016

“Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed the practical activities and the opportunity to work as a team” . Cardiff University, 13 May 2016

“Our pupils have had a very enjoyable day and have loved being stretched and challenged”. The University of Leeds, 10 May 2016

Please click here to find out how to enter >

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