The Trust is keen to evaluate the impact of its grant scheme on the teaching and learning of science in your school/nursery. Edina’s grants are non-competitive; your responses will not affect any future applications

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* 1. Please answer the following:

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* 2. Please state your role in the school

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* 3. Please rate the scale of the impact the science grants have had at your school/nursery. (Primary Only) Please consider all of the grants you have received from Edina Trust so far – if your local authority is in its third year of our Science Grant Scheme, you may have received up to £1,800 from the Trust at this point.

  Minor Moderate Significant Transformative
Impact on your school

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* 4. The following statements are identical to the statements on your original Edina grant application form. We are now looking to assess your current views on science in your school/nursery to see whether your opinion has changed since you have received our funding.

Please rate the following questions:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree N/A
The lack of quality science resources in school/nursery limits the type of science lessons we can deliver
The lack of quality science resources in school/nursery affects the number of science lessons we can deliver
The science resources we have in the school/nursery restrict the number of pupils that can actively take part in practical science. This means that science is often 'demonstrated' by teachers rather than carried out by pupils
The opportunities and experiences we currently offer for science visits/science visitors are limited
Our current science resources do not enthuse and encourage our pupils to have an interest in science

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* 5. Please describe how the grant has impacted on (i) the science learning outcomes for your pupils, and, (ii) your teaching practice.

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* 6. Please describe a part of your project which was really successful and fully met or surpassed your expectations, as well as any disappointments we can learn from.

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* 7. Please provide any comments/suggestions or ideas regarding the operation of the Scheme.

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* 8. Edina Science Grant Marketing
Edina publicises its grant scheme to schools via www.edinatrust.org.uk, twitter.com/EdinaTrust, and various printed materials. We are particularly grateful for any photographs, with or without further supporting information or materials. Please send photographs to reporting@edinatrust.org.uk and state below whether you give Edina permission to use these.

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* 9. Reporting to the Local Authority
At the end of its three-year grant scheme, Edina prepares a report to the Local Authority to describe the impact of its funding on the teaching and learning of science in schools and nurseries. It uses evidence gathered from these reports to demonstrate its impact, as in the example below:

Teacher comment example

School name redacted for privacy reasons.

Thank you for your time.

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