Top of the Bench: Staffs, Shrops & South Cheshire

19 January 2019 10:00-14:00, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

"Top of the Bench" is the Royal Society of Chemistry's National Chemistry competition for schools that sees teams compete against each other in both a practical and written challenge.   

Schools in Staffordshire, Shropshire and South Cheshire are invited to compete to become the North Staffordshire representatives at the Top of the Bench National Final....

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Come and spend a morning in the fabulous chemistry labs at Keele University and test your chemistry wits against teams from around the region. Working together, challengers complete both a written and practical task to be crowned "Top of the Bench" for the region and, as such, invited to represent the region at the National Final (University of Birmingham, 9th March 2019). Tasks are designed to be accessible to all and also a bit of fun. 
Refreshments and lunch is provided.


  • Teams of 4 students: Two Yr 9, one Yr10 and one Yr11
  • Maximum of 2 teams per school 
  • Entry is first come, first served
  • To register, please email: 
Keele University

Lennard-Jones Laboratory, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom

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