Royal Society of Chemistry: Top of the Bench

Represent your school with chemistry:

Top of the Bench


  • Royal Society of Chemistry’s Top of the Bench competition for chemistry students.
  • The final consists of:
    • A short test of factual chemical knowledge.
    • A practical chemical problem-solving team exercise.


  • Regional heats take place during the autumn term before the final the following spring.


  • Ask your Chemistry teacher to get in touch with your nearest Local Section Secretary via the website.