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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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...

GeoBus: Free Earth science themed workshops for schools

 GeoBus is a free outreach programme run out of the Earth Sciences department of UCL. We aim to bring engaging, hands-on sessions to school students. Our range of workshops cover Year 1 to Year 12 and complement the curriculum, whilst giving a great insight into the breadth of Earth science as a subject...

Architecture Workshops STEM & STEAM Workshops For Key Stage 3, 4 & 5

Make Learning Fun & The Complex SimpleArchitecture Workshops have been running hands-on cross-curricular workshops, in schools for all Key stages and Abilities since 1996. Our workshops experiences are the best your students are ever likley to be involved in and something that will stay with them throughout their...

Covid Safe - CSI, Crime Scene and Forensic Investigation Workshops

***Our sessions are Covid safe and we are still taking bookings. As well as the PPE that we usually supply for our sessions (including CSI overalls, gloves, masks and over shoes (workshop dependant)), we now also utilise visors and ensure equipment is sanitised both before and after sessions. ***CSI Training and...

Schools on Reserves at RSPB Avalon Marshes

Bring your class for a fun and active outdoor learning experience in a natural setting. Join us at our Avalon Marshes reserves, including RSPB Ham Wall, part of the Somerset Levels, about two miles west of Glastonbury. The area is steeped in history, archaeology, wildlife and atmosphere - there is so...

Are you teaching the first Martian?

The first person to walk on the Red Planet is probably already alive and under 18 years old. Are they at your school? In this awe-inspiring talk, packed full of stunning visuals and the latest scientific thinking, I’ll take you on a journey to Mars.Based on several of my books, including The Astronaut...

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...

Carve a Career - BE AWESOME!

A cross-curricular thought-provoking session that opens the minds of the audience as they begin to carve their own careers.How do you end up with a diverse career portfolio? In Matthew's case, it started out from studying the STEM subjects, but not at the expense of other subject areas. His biggest learning has...

Summer School Catch Up Programmes 2021 - STEM Programmes and Workshops

We all know that, this year more than ever, the key to success for catch-up Summer Schools will lie in engaging pupils in in their learning by harnessing their creativity and unleashing their imaginations – by providing playful yet powerfully effective approaches. Which is exactly what we at As...

VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX V5 robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The...

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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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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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