The Great Exhibition² Programme is back with a bang!

Last year Big Ideas worked with Imperial College to run the Great Exhibition² Programme. Inspired by the original Great Exhibition, the programme matches researchers from Imperial College London with near-by schools to mentor the students as they come up with their...

Premier League Christmas Truce Challenge Tournament 2022

Since 2015, Big Ideas have delivered the Education Challenge for the Premier League Christmas Truce Challenge Tournament. Under 12 players from each of the Premier League Academies are invited to take part in an education project, submitting their work to a judging...

The GameChanger Grants Programme is off to an amazing start!

Big Ideas is working with City Hall for another year to support students across London to develop and run their own community action projects. GameChanger Grants empowers young people to make positive change in their communities by giving them small scale grants to...

UK and Canada mark JohnMcCrae150

The story of John McCrae is part of the shared history of Britain and Canada and his 150th anniversary is being marked this year by young people in Canada and the UK. At the outbreak of the First World War, Canadian army doctor John McCrae was one of more than six...

Schools across Teesside discover how chemists are changing the world!

“My advice would be: be curious and ask lots of questions” Last month more than 2000 young people from primary schools across Teesside marked National Chemistry week with a bang.  The Chemistry4Change event connected 31 schools with three inspirational chemists from...