For Schools

We bring chemistry into classrooms across Scotland and invite classes into our teaching spaces to enrich pupils’ experience of the chemical sciences.

A Chemistry t-shirt on a fence in a field

Inspiring Science. Building strong partnerships with secondary schools in the West and North of Scotland.

The workshop in a box laptop and instrument

Giving pupils hands-on access to analytical instrumentation to solve engaging mysteries using curriculum relevant chemistry principles.

A postgraduate student talking to high school students

Every year we offer schools the chance to come in and use the facilities in the undergraduate teaching laboratories to run their Advanced Higher chemistry experiments.

The Joseph Black Chemistry building

We invite Higher Chemistry classes from Edinburgh & the Lothians to our department to take part in revision sessions.

A microscope image of a surface

An Initiative aimed at Primary and Secondary Schools to enrich pupils’ experience of their curriculum without having to leave the classroom.

Students in a lab

We house a range of Summer Schools for secondary school pupils UK-wide.