The Big Bang Challenge entry form

1. Your details


All entries should be completed by a teacher, parent/carer, home educator or community group leader using the form below. Students should not complete the form. If you are a student and you want to submit your idea, please ask your teacher, parent/carer, home educator or community group leader to enter on your behalf.  

How we use the data you provide: We will only use the data you provide to administer your child/student's entry to The Big Bang Challenge, including sharing data with our Big Bang Challenge judges. If your project is shortlisted or selected as the winner, we will contact you before sharing details of your student/child’s entry on social media. If you are the winner of a prize, we will contact you before passing on your data to our prize issuer. For more information on how we process personal data please see our privacy policy: https://www.thebigbang.org.uk/privacy-policy/  
 

1. Are you a: *

 

2. Your full name: *

 

3. Your email address: *

 

4. Your contact number: *

 

5. Name of your student/child’s school or organisation (e.g. STEM club or Home Education group name) *

 

6. Postcode of your student/child’s school or organisation: *

 

7. Title of idea: *

 
To enter your student’s idea into The Big Bang Challenge, you can use the text box below to describe your idea, or upload a drawing or model of your idea (please make sure students’ names or images do not appear in your entry)

8. Describe your idea in 100 words (please do not include any names of students):

 

9. If you would prefer to submit an image than a description, upload a drawing or model of your idea (please do not include any images of students, or images with names or personal details of students):

Choose File
 

10. How many students were involved in total?

 

11. How many students from each year group were involved?

 

12. I am happy for this project to be shared on social media *

 
Rules and terms & conditions for The Big Bang Challenge 
  1. How we use the data you provide: We will only use the data you provide to administer your child/student's entry to The Big Bang Challenge, including sharing data with our Big Bang Challenge judges. If your project is shortlisted or selected as the winner, we will contact you before sharing details of your student/child’s entry on social media. If you are the winner of a prize, we will contact you before passing on your data to our prize issuer. For more information on how we process personal data please see our privacy policy: https://www.thebigbang.org.uk/privacy-policy/ 
  2. Visitors who choose to submit an entry to The Big Bang Challenge do not need to have attended The Big Bang Fair in order to qualify 
  3. Entry to The Big Bang Challenge is via an online form and all relevant information must be completed; incomplete entries will not be accepted 
  4. The online form must be sent from teachers, parents/carers, home educators or community group leaders, on behalf of the student 
  5. Entry to The Big Bang Challenge is open to students in years 7 – 11 (including Scotland and Northern Ireland equivalent), studying in the UK only. Entries may come from individuals or teams from the same educational institution.  
  6. Students can only enter one idea into The Big Bang Challenge, either as an individual or as part of a team – via their teacher, parent/carer, home educator or community group leader. Teachers and community group leaders may enter multiple teams per class/group, or 1 class may enter as a team.  
  7. The deadline to submit entries is Monday 12th September 2022 
  8. There will be 1 winning idea for The Big Bang Challenge 
  9. Ideas will be reviewed and judged by an expert panel 
  10. Schools, parent/carers and community groups will be informed by email or phone call if they have supported a winning entry. Parents/carers will be contacted by phone or email. The winner(s) will receive a 6-month Tinker Crate subscription (STEM in a box, delivered to your home) www.kiwico.com/tinker
  11. Anonymised shortlisted and the winning entry may be promoted via Big Bang social media channels if the school, community group or parent/carer has opted into the consent clause on the submission form 
  12. All participating teams will be able to download a printable certificate from the website, once a winning idea has been selected