Lighting Up the Curriculum for Excellence

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers and Scientists

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Sacred Heart Christmas Cards

Sacred Heart Primary in Penicuik made this fantastic selection of light-up Christmas Cards using our 5 Flashing Lights circuits.



Dornoch Bridge

Dornoch Primary School built a fantastic light-up model of their local bridge. They used our Magic Candles for cat's eyes and Five Flashing Lights on the side to guide boats.




Hospital Education Service, Glasgow

Tom Gallacher has found our kits very popular with the children at Yorkhill Hospital. Here is a photo of Phoebe who had never soldered before but took to it like a natural!



Mauricewood World Buildings

Mauricewood Primary School lit up all the major landmarks of the world using all three types of circuit kit.




Birthday Cake

Mark and Alex made this fantastic light-up birthday cake.



Peebles Masks

Peebles High School lit up these wonderful masks.



Newlands Dalek

Newlands Primary in the Scottish Borders build a light-up Dalek and used a Rampaging Chariot to make it move!


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Free Top-Up Kits

Thanks to generous funding from the Institute of Physics, we once again have free top-up packs available for schools who have previously taken part in the Lighting Up project!

Contact Benjie Marwick Johnstone to apply. Hurry while stocks last!


Soldering CPD at Dumfries House

Teachers from ten schools joined our CPD soldering workshop at Dumfries House on Thursday 24th October. One happy teacher said "courses like this let you feel excited about learning and teaching again".

Each teacher took away a free soldering starter kit for their school.


Taster Workshop at Paradykes Primary

Teachers at Paradykes Primary tried soldering and learned about Lighting Up at a taster workshop on Tuesday 22nd October.


Peebles Eastgate Science Event

Over 400 pupils from Priorsford, Kingsland and Halyrude Primary Schools were busy bees at the annual Peebles Eastgate Event on Thursday 26th September and Thursday 3rd October.

Lighting Up's workshop, Essential Engineering, ran alongside sessions on Brilliant Biology, Cool Chemistry, Mystery Maths and Terrific Technology.