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It’s nearly time for this year’s Ultimate STEM Challenge

Since 1968 BP has been investing in STEM education in the UK. We have engaged young people in science and engineering by linking the curriculum to careers and inspiring students to take on the challenges of invention and creativity. This year the Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting young people to get creative and design a new piece of wearable technology that will improve lives in the future. Wearable tech is all around us – from smartwatches to robotic prosthetics, the possibilities are endless, and we are looking for the next big thing! For the first time this national competition is open to pupils aged 9-14. It’s an exciting opportunity for students to reimagine or invent a solution to a real-life problem that could change people’s lives for th...

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Three new posters to kick off 2020!


A round up of our new posters to help with your future lessons.

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


Young scientists from Blundell’s School win national STEM competition

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.

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.