Lighting Up the Curriculum for Excellence

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers and Scientists

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Upcoming Workshops

If there are no upcoming events in your region please register your interest with Benjie Marwick Johnstone and we will try to accommodate you next time funding is available.

Refresher Training

Teachers from schools who already have kits are welcome to join any of our upcoming training sessions. Places are limited so please register your interest with Benjie Marwick Johnstone.

Latest News

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 will join our upcoming CPD workshop at Dumfries House on Thursday 24th October. Each teacher will take away a free soldering starter kit for their school.


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.


Peebles Soldering Workshop

Eleven pupils from Priorsford Primary School learned to solder at Peebles High School on Friday 20th September, ahead of the Peebles Eastgate Event.

Lighting Up Ae Primary

The pupils of Ae Primary School enjoyed an Alien Light workshop on Friday 28th June.