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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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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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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Physics Research in Schools Programme

The Physics Research in Schools programme is a great way for students to engage with exciting research projects in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London over a sustained period of time. We run these projects over the first two terms of the academic year. Across all projects we give an introductory...
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SCoRE Programme: Lincolnshire

SCoRE looks at energy use in school and the environmental context that surrounds it.  We teach students about the greenhouse effect and explore some of the impacts of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere.By the end of the programme, you will have;Reduced energy consumption and energy bills in school -...
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Big Ideas Programme

The Big Ideas programme is a STEM and enterprise competition with a focus on sustainability and entrepreneurship. It is delivered in partnership with energy, utility and construction companies based locally, who provide business mentors to support teams of pupils (in KS3) to generate solutions, 'Big Ideas', to...
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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 EDR robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The VEX...
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The VEX IQ Challenge (VEX Robotics)

The VEX Robotics 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 teams can grow with the programme, which is why the...
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F1 in Schools™ - Wales

F1 in Schools™The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge involve designing and manufacturing compressed air powered model racing cars using sophisticated free Autodesk CAD software.Schools can involve as many pupils as they wish and can enter three teams of up to six students in the Regional Finals. The cars are raced...
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Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) 6th Form Project

The EESW 6th Form Project encourages young people to consider a career in STEM. A professional engineer from a link company works with a team of up to 8 students and their teacher from September-March on a real problem, set by the company.The Project begins in September. After initial planning to develop their...
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UK Schools Computer Animation Competition

UK Schools Computer Animation Competition is a free-to-enter, not-for-profit competition run by The University of Manchester, to enthuse young people about Computer Science. Teacher registration is free and carries no obligation.
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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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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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