List of competing schools 2018
The Top of the Bench National Finals will be hosted by the University of Birmingham
at the School of Chemistry on
Saturday 3rd March 2018.
The event will run from 11.00 a.m. and finish at approximately 4.30 p.m. (see full programme below).
Cars and minibuses will be able to park immediately outside the Haworth building (see map below).
Lunch and refreshments will be provided courtesy of the RSC.
School teams are advised to bring pens, pencils, calculators and mm rulers. Lab coats and safety glasses for comfort, if they have their own, otherwise disposable aprons and lab specs will be available!
|10:30 – 10:55||Arrival of teams and registration.||School of Chemistry
Haworth Building Foyer
|11:00 – 11:15||Welcome and briefing of staff and students||Ha LT 203|
|11:20 – 11:55||Chemical Knowledge Test||Ha LT 101|
|11:55 – 12:25||Lunch: Sandwiches provided||Haworth Reading Room 209/209a|
|12:30 – 14:40||Briefing and two-hour practical test
(Programme of events for teachers.)
|Chem. West U/G Laboratories|
|15:00 – 16:00||‘Where can Chemistry take me’
Mr Simon Johnson (Final Year U/G)
|Ha LT 101|
|16:00 – 16:30||Awards Ceremony
and presentation of prizes by
Sarah Robertson, Director of Education,
Royal Society of Chemistry
|Ha LT 101|
|16:30||End of competition.|