Salters Festival of Chemistry

The University of Leeds is proud to host this annual event with the Salters Institute.  This lab-based competition is designed to inspire, enthuse and motivate pupils in Y7 and 8, encouraging team working and investigative skills. For more information and to enter a team of four students please visit 

2019 Winners

The 2019 event took place on 21 May and the winners were:

The Salter’s challenge:

1st place – Harrogate Grammar

2nd place – Scissett Middle School

3rd place – Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School

The University challenge:

1st place – Ermysted’s Grammar

2nd place – Wetherby School

3rd place – Cathedral Academy


Bookings open in January and the Leeds event will be held in May.