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...

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...

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...

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...

Air Power Science

Skill Supply staff have had a keen interest on how and why things fly for decades, ever since our Director Dom was an RAF Air Cadet, anything that can fly has been captivating.  Did you know he even flew solo before he could drive a car?!  With children conducting experiments where things fly or move...

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.We...

Skybolt Rocket

A great centrepiece for a day of enrichment / space education this nine metre rocketship, which will arrive on its own transporter vehicle, is available for hire to schools throughout the UK. The excitement and interest generated by having a real rocket arrive and then elevated to its dramatic, near vertical launch...

Dr Ken - Inspiring STEM shows and Workshops

producing creative and bespoke STEM days for schools at all key stages and development programmes for educational professionals since 1997. Shows and workshops balance entertainment and engagement with topics from the curriculum.​"Your workshops were an inspirational combination of theory and practice,...

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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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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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