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Welcome to Ask the Expert!

This website has been designed for KS2-5 pupils. Whether you’re deciding what to study for your GCSEs, thinking about applying for university, or just curious about a subject, we are here to answer your questions...

Summer break

The Ask The Expert's team will be taking a break over the summer. Please bear with us as it may take longer to answer your questions during that time. Normal service will resume in September. 

How does it work?

Once you have a question, simply fill in the form and press send. Sit back and relax whilst we send your question to an expert. We’ll aim to have your answer up on our website within 2 weeks.

Need some inspiration?

No question is a silly question. Can robots outsmart humans? Why do we laugh? Where does the wind come from?... We want to hear about what sparks your curiosity!

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Meet our experts

Explore our list of experts. Find out more about their subject area and what they’re interested in. 

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Use this form to ask a question. Once we have your question we will send it to our expert(s).

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Your questions answered

Find out what others have asked and what the experts have to say. Access all questions.


We've created videos for some of the great questions sent in. 

View our latest video (to the right/below) for the question -  In art, is it better to do things you don’t like very much or aren’t proud of for experimentation or better what you’re already good at and gives you satisfaction?

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