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

Row of five volumetric flasks

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

Students and teacher gather around a chemistry classroom laboratory bench

Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

The SIAS programme was discontinued in 2020