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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The VEX IQ Challenge (VEX Robotics)

The VEX IQ Challenge allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX IQ tool-less robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The...

LEGO Robotics Kit Rental

BJPCE Limited offer a kit rental service for the following popular LEGO Robotics kits:Kit£/week£/half-term£/termLEGO Mindstorms (9797)£10£40£70LEGO WeDo (9580)£5£20£35The LEGO Mindstorms kit is suitable for ages 9-14 and can be programmed with the current LEGO...

STEM Carousel

STEMgineers Carousel workshop provides students with a range of exciting, team driven engineering challenges to engage with and complete. Generally students will have 45mins to 1 hour at each activity station and there are a variety of different station options available to schools.Standard challenge options are:Tower...

Music to your Ears

How do we make sounds, record sounds and see sounds? This exciting presentation, with lots of demonstrations and audience interaction, reveals the secrets from the basics of sound to the latest in music technology. Witness the ultimate ‘hands-free’ instrument and see a musical instrument played with a...

Real Science or Just Bangs? (Science of Fireworks show)

Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew Tosh deconstructs the STEM behind firework displays.He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your...

Space Engineering

A package of 4 workshops for KS1, 2, 3 or 4 that allow students to develop, build and explore space vehicles.Workshops are based around the Martian Explorers project published and qulaoty assured by ESERO-UK:https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/collection/457404/martian-explorersEach fully facilitated workshop can...

Computing Workshops for Primaries CAMBRIDGE & CHELMSFORD - Lego Robotics, Micro:Bit, Animation, Web Design and more!

A wide range of computing workshops designed specifically for Primary School Children – exciting and engaging while reinforcing the principles of computational thinking. Workshops include programming and coding with Scratch, Python or Kodu using  XBox controllers; inventors' workshops with the Micro:Bit...

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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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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