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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Messy Tech Studio

Motors, electricity, engineering and coding, our Messy Tech Studios have it all.These gently guided session give your kids a consistent dose of learning the way it should be - their way.Each Sunday we explore robotics through art and design.Wire, Code, Create!

Robotics & Coding Day Camp

Join us for a 5 hour adventure to Mars. Repair and hack broken robots, complete challenging coding missions and save humanity, all in one action-packed day! A Space to Explore Our participants become mini engineers, devising and programming the robots of the future to save civilization! We incorporate visual art...

K'NEX Workshops for pre-school and primary schools

Innovative, challenging, exciting and fun cross-curricular workshops that aim to inspire and engage the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers, mathematicians and entrepreneurs. The workshops provide the opportunity for the development of communication, teamwork, problem solving, critical...

K'NEX CPD Workshops

K'NEXT Generation CPD outreach workshops are introductory workshops that assume no prior knowledge or experience. The workshops are designed to i) introduce you to K'NEX, ii) build your confidence when using K'NEX, and iii) help you develop cross-curricular activities for your pupils that will support...

Live, interactive science shows and workshops

Science Made Simple brings the brilliance of science to life with amazing, high energy interactive shows for schools and festivals.We have shows available for all ages; from our Bubbles and Balloons show aimed at ages 4-7, to our Engineering for Life: From Cradle to Grave aimed at KS3/4 and beyond.Find out more,...

So you want to be an Engineer?

 Bring along your students to hear first-hand what a large business looks for in its employees and the spectrum of careers available. Through a range of interactive activities students will explore the variety of careers available within the engineering sector and hear about our Apprenticeship and Graduate...

Year 8/9 Careers

 Ideal for students about to choose their options subjects this day will give them the opportunity to explore some of the careers on offer at a large employer and the skills and qualifications required. Students will meet and have the opportunity to question some of our staff about their roles.  Includes a...

National College for High Speed Rail Taster sessions

The National College for High Speed Rail has appointed Learn by Design to recruit and run taster events at the Doncaster and Birmingham Campuses. In total, 12 events are planned to take place from November to April.HS2 will create 25,000 jobs at it’s peak and taking this in mind, it’s...

The Big Bang East Midlands

The Big Bang East MidlandsFREE SCHOOL TRIPYears 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13Venue: Derby Arena Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JBDate: 27th June 2019Time: 9.30am - 3pmHappening at various locations all around the UK, and designed as smaller versions of The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, The Big Bang...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

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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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