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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Science of Us

Dr Liz Surry has had a long academic career studying the biological processes that make the heart work whilst Dom has worked on medicines development.  Between them, they have over 40 years laboratory experience which they love to share in engaging and memorable ways.  So our science days aren’t...

The Cloud Factory

A super-sensory hands-on workshop for primary and SEN schools with an award winning science presenter. Using some special equipment we make and explore dry ice clouds using all our senses. See the cloud, touch its softness, hear it being made. Then smell and taste it as flavourings are added. Its a great way...

3...2...1...LAUNCH!

A day of hands-on rocket workshops which can be adapted for the whole school, including SEN schools.Pupils will build and test a stomp rocket then modify it to optimise it's flight. They learn about the effects of some forces (especially drag and gravity!) first-hand. We'll explore ways to create a fair...

The Jack and the Beanstalk Science Show

Have you ever made a cloud/made some butter/ eaten gold/thought about giant beanstalks?Oh no you haven't?! Oh yes you can!This interactive science show uses the traditional tale as a hook for exploring some interesting science. Pupils help with demonstrations and the whole audience get involved with making butter...

RSPB schools on reserves at Saltholme

Saltholme is a wetland oasis in the heart of industrial Teeside. Here nature thrives amongst a backdrop of industry and the iconic transporter bridge.We have a range of habitats for your class to explore, ideal for a hands on and immersive experience. You could get stuck in with pond dipping or minibeast...

CyberFirst event - Oct 2019

CyberFirst Trailblazers is a free half day event created for S2 students. The event is designed to showcase the varied opportunities that can be achieved through the understanding of how technology is used in the workplace. This is the first in a series of CyberFirst events which will start each student on the exciting...

The Benefactor - Whole School Maths Day for EYFS - KS2 / P1 - P7

 Money-based maths fun for up to 420 pupils in a single day!Eccentric millionaire Benny Factor has amassed a fortune over the last few years – and it’s now time to give something back to a village that’s very close to his heart: Amberton. The trouble is, though, that with so many community...

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)...

DRONEdays

Using exciting drone technologies, we offer a fantastic hands-on experience for your pupils that brings coding (programming) to life. Even with the host of great apps available for pupils to learn coding, we believe that the most effective and engaging learning experiences are those that offer pupils the chance to...

BLOCKYBOTS

The day the robots came to school is an immersive experience for your pupils where they will interact with a range of robots (including the Alpha 1 humanoid robot) and will build and program their own robot device using the brilliant Lego WeDo 2.0.Our package includes all of the resources for the day including the...

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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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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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