The competition at a glance

Free curriculum-linked resources

Incorporating everything from a step-by-step toolkit to mini videos for you and your students, our resources will guide you and your students through the process in as little as 2.5 hours. They are designed to fit flexibly around your timetable, whether you’re delivering the competition as part of your lessons, a student led project, STEM club or enrichment day.

Win cash prizes and amazing VIP experiences

Winning schools from across Great Britain will receive:

  • Cash prizes of £750-£5,000 to boost their schools’ STEM offering
  • *New this year* Cash vouchers for students
  • *New this year* Prototyping workshops for students to see their ideas really come to life
  • A funded VIP experience at Make the Future Live in London, where the finalists’ prototypes will be on display and put to a public vote to pick the 2018 champion! 

Early bird and final deadlines

*New this year* Early bird deadline: There’s still plenty of time to enter into our early bird prize draw. Get your entries in by Friday 19 January, 2018 for your chance to win a free hands-on STEM workshop at your school!

The final deadline to enter is by 5pm on Friday April 27, 2018.

Register here to get started

Ready to rise to the challenge? Simply enter your school and email address below to register. You’ll gain access to all the competition resources you need to enter, and you’ll join hundreds of teachers in our teacher network who receive updates and ongoing support.

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