Schools Affiliate Scheme Membership

The Schools Affiliate Scheme has been running since 1999 and aims to:

  • Provide support and resources to enhance and enrich the teaching of the materials, minerals and mining related topics in the 11 to 19 curriculum.
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  • Provide teachers with the knowledge and understanding necessary to teach these topics with confidence and enthusiasm.
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  • Provide links to members, organisations and universities who can provide additional support.

Membership options

There are three membership options available offering varying degrees of interaction with a fee commensurate to the level of resources provided.

SAS standard membership

Standard membership is free of charge and web-based.  It gives you the option to buy in additional resources subject to availability.

Premier membership

This includes all the benefits of standard membership and guarantees access to some of the additional resources, including school visits, Materials Discovery Box, conferences for teachers and pupils
Premier membership is limited to 30 members and has an annual fee of £150.

Premier Plus membership

This includes all the benefits of standard membership and guarantees access to all of the additional resources.
Premier Plus membership is only available to 15 members at any one time and has an annual fee of £500.

See full details of membership benefits

See details of additional resources