Emerging and introducing

Awarded to schools where making is valued, encouraged and celebrated.  Makerspaces are designed and managed in collaboration with children.  Children are provided with opportunities to make within and beyond the curriculum.  The Maker{Cycle} is regularly used to emphasise process over product.

Who is this for?

The Maker{School} Bronze Award is designed to help schools to get going quickly and easily. Your school may have one or more Maker champions to take the programme forward. We have a range of free training and resources to help get you started.


Bronze will be awarded to schools where;

Ready to become a Bronze Maker{School}?

The process is simple and easy to complete.




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Suggestions for making a start on your Bronze award...


You will need to complete a simple portfolio for each award.  Here's how....

Take a look at our quick guide (PDF 1 MB)

Bronze Quick guide.pdf

After submission

Once you have have completed and submitted your portfolio, it will be assessed by our experienced team.  Your school will be given feedback and the chance to make any changes needed before gaining your award.

You can share your portfolio with your school community and, of course, use it for your own professional development.

Whole school INSET day
September 2024

How can the Maker{School} approach harness your existing curriculum to inspire creators, innovators and problem solvers?

Join us for your free INSET day at the University of Sheffield.