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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Maths in a Suitcase

Maths in a Suitcase is part problem-solving road show and part maths lab.Maths in a Suitcase will transform your hall into an exciting vibrant space with over 35 different mathematical tasks and investigations suitable for all ages and abilities.Maths in a Suitcase is a maths master class for the whole school....

The Detective Project - Crime Scene Investigation Workshops

The Detective Project staff are all experienced ex- police, crime scene investigators or teachers.  We run investigations for students to get really 'hands on' with practical activities in forensic science that enrich the curriculum.Workshops last from an hour to a day, so we can involve the...

Marvellous Magical Maths

Marvellous Magical Maths (M³) is a fun, interactive and educational show/workshops for preschool and primary.M³ gives children confidence to ask and answer questions allowing them to make the discoveries.Subjects covered include – Problem solving– Measuring (standard and non standard)...

Boat Building, Balanced Forces and Floating

Discover why boats float and how to design a cardboard boat that will hold up to 9 kgs. Learn the meaning of displacement, discover the relationship betweeen the mass a boat carries and the water displaced. The physics of balanced forces involved in  boat construction. Involved volume calculations, ...

Teacher CPD

National Space Academy Teacher CPD sessions are delivered by some of the UK's leading science teachers (Lead Educators). They will share a large range of inspiring, curriculum focused hands-on activities, teaching ideas, and access to electronic resources that can be immediately implemented in the classroom. ...

Student Masterclass at The National Space Centre

National Space Academy Masterclasses are intensive education sessions which can be aimed at students aged from 11 to 19 years old.  Masterclasses can be delivered as a full or half day and all sessions consist of curriculum-linked and subject-specific content that is appropriate to the age group and level of...

Student Masterclass In-School Visit

National Space Academy Masterclasses are intensive education sessions which can be aimed at students aged from 11 to 19 years old.  Masterclasses can be delivered as a full or half day and all sessions consist of curriculum-linked and subject-specific content that is appropriate to the age group and level of...

Career Conferences

The National Space Academy Career Conferences allow students the opportunity to find out about a variety of careers in the UK Space Sector and related industries. The days invite numerous speakers, from various companies and/or universities within the sector, to talk to students about the job the do, the space...

LEGO based STEM Enrichment day

Make Science and Maths fun!  Your pupils will love building working LEGO models, some of which use motors.  Each model helps them learn concepts in Science or Maths through first-hand experience.  Once the models are completed, worksheets help the pupils understand the concepts, then their creativity is...

Engineers Are Us

What do Engineers do all day? Think outside the box with Angie the Angel-neer or join us in a new take at the Three Little Piggies story! Formats: - lesson interruption show "Angel-neering" (~10 mins) - story telling show "3 Little (Engineer) Piggies" (~25 mins)

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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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