The Bright Ideas Challenge 2019-20 is now closed!

At this challenging time for schools, it has been great to still see so many fantastic entries to the competition. If you didn’t manage to enter this time around, not to worry – we will be re-opening the competition in the new academic year.

Stay tuned for more updates about our winners, which will be announced at the start of July.

Keen to get involved in the new academic year? Sign up to our newsletter and be the first to know about The Bright Ideas Challenge 2020-21!

The competition at a glance

The Bright Ideas Challenge is designed to spark young people’s curiosity in science and engineering and to help you deliver the curriculum in a fun and engaging way. We’ve also aligned the resources to careers strategies across England, Scotland and Wales, making it even easier for you to provide quality STEM careers inspiration in the classroom.

Looking for summer STEM inspiration?

Why not try one of our ice-breaker activities – fun, hands-on and curriculum-linked!

Download the ice-breaker activities


Any questions?

Take a look at our FAQs for the most frequently asked questions about taking part in the competition. For all other enquiries, email You can also read the full Terms and Conditions.

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