Find out more about our enrichment activities and competitions

  • Chemistry student carries out a titration in a school laboratory

    UK Chemistry Olympiad

    Find out more about the leading chemistry competition for secondary school students in the UK, including how to enter, supporting resources and FAQs

  • Glassware on periodic table

    Top of the Bench

    Give your secondary school students the opportunity to test their skills in a new environment with this chemistry competition for students aged 14–16. Inspire them to work as a team and to apply their knowledge in unfamiliar and interesting contexts

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    Schools' Analyst

    Enable your students to demonstrate and expand on their analytical chemistry knowledge with competition tasks covering the relatively familiar, such as titrations, and the likely unfamiliar, such as chromatographic separations or atomic and molecular spectroscopy

Supported by the RSC

A group of secondary school students standing around a table in a classroom. The students are the front of the group are holding tablets displaying the home page of the I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here website.

I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here

Connect your learners with scientists in live, text-based chats. Free to state-maintained schools thanks to funders including the Royal Society of Chemistry, and suitable for learners aged 10 and over

Past activities

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Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

Explore resources from the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase archive, and find out more the programme, which was discontinued in 2020

Support in your area

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Education coordinators

For all queries relating to education support, networks and outreach activities in your area of the UK and Ireland

Resources and classroom materials


Resources shop

Use these books, games and classroom materials to support and enrich your teaching