illuminating science, igniting curiosity

Our mission

Lightyear breaks down barriers to science education so that all children
can explore, get excited by and gain a deeper understanding of science
Lightyear Foundation is a UK charity breaking down barriers to science education so that all children can explore, get excited by and gain a deeper understanding of science. We’re particularly passionate about getting more disabled children into STEM.

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About Lightyear: Science education is vital for all children. Science complements children’s natural curiosity, teaches them about the…

Awards for All!

We’re delighted to have secured  £9,980 funding from Awards for All! This will enable us to deliver 20…

Alien Art!

What do you think of our amazing ‘alien art’? We’ve been experimenting with diffusion and different concentrations…