STEM Directory

The STEM Directory is a database of providers offering STEM enhancement and enrichment to schools and colleges locally and nationally.  Teachers can easily search for shows, workshops, debates, challenges, visiting speakers and more.

Find exciting opportunities for in-class support, memorable days out, and engaging projects to motivate your students.

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Explorer Dome Hands-On Science Shows

Explorer Dome is UniqueHands-On ScienceWe believe that the best way to learn is by doing – that’s why all of our shows are fully interactive, making Explorer Dome shows 100% presenter-led, hands-on and unforgettable!“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” (Confucius)...

Crumble Coding

These fantastic workshops allow students to find out how things are made, how they work and how they are controlled.  Investigating machines such as cars, traffic lights, instruments, parking sensors, lighthouses makes students think about the man-made world around them and how it works.  The Crumble...

LEGO WeDo (Robotics for younger pupils) Activity Day

A brief description of how the workshop would be run?:Up to 18 programmable LEGO WeDo kits for the pupils to use (in pairs).Build a model and program it to do some simple tasks with motors and sensors.Programming can be done using simple LEGO block-programming software and/or ScratchWhat age groups?:Works best...

Lego Design and Technology workshop

Lego Design and Technology workshops that link to lots of topics. Brunel, Ancient Greeks, moon landing, mars 2020. fair ground rides, Bridge building. Moon rovers, motorised vehicles, Victorians, WW 1&2These Lego workshops allow the children to be very creative in their design and building. They are given a...

Virtual Reality Experience Day

If you’re looking to take your pupils to another world, then our Virtual Reality Headsets can offer the opportunity for a field trip with a difference. Whether you want to walk on the moon or experience a trip to mars, immerse the pupils in habitats under the sea, the rainforest or even the arctic, stand on top...

Primary Programming and Coding Workshop

Wanting something different to boost coding within your primary school? Why not book a workshop for your pupils in which we can bring in some of our exciting equipment!Our sessions, running for primary school pupils, use practical equipment and devices to reinforce the sometimes abstract concepts of programming....

Sphero Robotics STEM Challenge Workshops

Wanting to combine lots of different STEM objectives in one session? Why not try our Sphero Robotics Challenges:Using computing skills and mathematical calculations, can you program our robots to travel round a maze?Have you got an engineering flair to create a bridge for our robots to travel across?Take your science...

Drone coding

We use drones in our workshops as they can be coded or hand flown and they are extremely stable and robust.  Using Tynker, a block-based coding system allows all ages to access these workshops.  Students watch their code come to life as they program the drone to overcome challenges, learning to de-bug,...

Sphero Robot Coding

These exciting educational workshops use Sphero SPRK+ programmable robot balls.  These versatile machines allow pupils to draw, drive or code their routes on the ground and even in water!From letter and number formation in younger years to coding around mazes for older children, Spheros allows all age groups to...

Hands-On Engineering

Being hands-on designing and building your own ideas is always fun and often brings out talents you never knew you had!  We have seen this time and again on these workshops, allowing pupils to develop lots of new skillsWhether it is building a tent or Tepee, deciding how to move water around or finding out how...

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Grants for school

The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directories.

There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.

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About STEM Directory

The STEM Directory contains searchable activities that enhance STEM teaching in schools and colleges. Teachers can search for shows, workshops, debates, challenges, visiting speakers and more.

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If you provide shows, talks, workshops, challenges, museum visits, teacher CPD or other enrichment and enhancement activities that help promote STEM to schools and colleges, then you may be eligible to feature in the STEM Directory.

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