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MetMark - recognising excellence in weather teaching

Who can apply?

Any UK school - primary or secondary.

How to apply

Send no more than one page of evidence to demonstrate that, in the last 6 months, your school has fulfilled two or more of the following:

  • Running a weather station, involving the students in the observations and using the data.
  • Making other regular weather observations.
  • Making regular contributions to WOW the Weather Observations Website (data or photos).
  • Running a weather blog regularly for at least 3 months.
  • Having some sort of ongoing connection with a STEM ambassador in connection with weather related activities.
  • Running a weather club, or doing weather related activities as a significant part of a science or geography club.
  • Evidence of good weather fieldwork.
  • Borrowed and used instruments from the RMetS.
  • Planned, launched and evaluated a weather balloon launch with a significant meteorological learning aspect to the launch (not just 'teddy into space').
  • Cross-curriculum weather topic.
  • Teacher as active member of RMetS education committee/ virtual education committee.
  • Teacher attended weather training day delivered by RMetS.
  • Some other evidence of excellent weather teaching.

Applications should be sent to education@rmets.org

There is no charge associated with applying for the MetMark.

Schools will be awarded a dated certificate signed by the Chief Executives of the RMetS and of the Met Office as well as an electronic badge for the school website.