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Blundell's School crowned winner of the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge 2019

Young scientists from Blundell’s School win national STEM competition with their invention of a device designed for coffee machines that measures any size of cups, cutting down on plastic pollution and one use cups. Two students from Blundell’s School near Tiverton in East Devon have won the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge at an event held at the Science Museum in London. Sophia Rochfort and Freya Gillard were praised by the judges for their innovative scientific thinking, excellent presentation skills and passion for technology and engineering. STEM education integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics and helps students gain a better understanding of how important these subjects are for industry and for their futures. Now in its fifth year, the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge invites students aged 11-14 to put their science, technology, engineering and ...

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Ultimate STEM Challenge and Science Fair at the Science Museum By Roger Highfield


Roger Highfield gives his thoughts on the Ultimate STEM Challenge and Science Fair at the Science Museum today.

Finalists announced for the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge


We're excited to announce the Ultimate STEM Challenge 2019 finalists!

Great STEM careers advice


Changing perceptions and creating better futures for your students

Seven ways to improve STEM education in your primary school


A former STEM Co-ordinator and now Assistant Head, Dr Tracey Ellis shares guidance on how to improve the teaching of STEM.

New BP Ultimate STEM Challenge competition


BP is asking students: what would you reimagine?

BP celebrates 50 years supporting education in the UK


At BP we are proud to be celebrating our 50th anniversary of investing in education in the UK.

This is Engineering


BP supports This is Engineering, a multi-year campaign to encourage more young people from all backgrounds to consider engineering careers

How do rollercoasters keep moving?


Celebrate the Year of Engineering with our latest video resource which explores curriculum science at the theme park.

Help your pupils see the magic in science


Explore the topic of Light through the story of Peter Pan.

Welcome to the new BP Educational Service website


We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and refreshed BP Educational Service website. Read on to find out about our new features.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Ultimate STEM Challenge!


Young scientists from Walton Priory School wowed the judges during the USC 2018 final.

Making science relevant


The Science Capital Teaching Approach supports teachers in helping students find more meaning and relevance in science subjects.

Meet the scientists


Meet the scientists is a series of live web chats between BP scientists and secondary school students around the UK.

Teacher videos


We gave primary school teachers cameras and asked them to document how they use BPES resources to support their science teaching.