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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VSTEM Education

STEAM workshops and school speakers for primary and secondary schools. Delivered by a qualified engineer and professional street-dancers. Topics include coding, robotics, forces and motion, electricity, energy, sustainability, solar system and Maths. 

Light Lab Project

Lightlab Project provides STEAM workshops for children age 7-12 in the science and art of light.  The workshops lead children through a series of guided experiments with plenty of scope for self-discovery and learning.  Light Lab Explorer workshop looks at the electromagnetic spectrum and the functions...

Sphere Science Primary Workshops

We can now run workshops remotely by sending the kit and running the sessions online. Our workshops are a great way to improve pupils' scientific skills in an exciting inspirational way with activities that teachers can develop afterwards to repeat themselves.'A fantastic workshop, it was brilliantly paced and...

Sphere Science Shows

We run Science Shows outside with social distancing.  The shows are full of surprising scientific tricks and the pupils discuss the science of how the tricks work. 'Many thanks for today’s fantastic shows; I found them tremendously enjoyable!' Lapworth Museum.'Thank you very much for coming...

LEGO Robotics Activity Day

A LEGO Robotics activity in your school using programmable LEGO. Can be based around a particular theme and can be tailored to computing/science/maths as required. A brief description of how the workshop would be run?:Up to 18 robot kits for the pupils to use (in pairs), plus challenge “arena” for...

Electricity & Circuits Workshop

This workshop will introduce primary school children to electricity and circuits by interacting with and building with Snap Circuits.The workshop will cover the following objectives from the national curriculum in Science:identify common appliances that run on electricityconstruct a simple series electrical circuit,...

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...

STEMdrones: Drone Coding Workshop

Students taking part in our Drone Coding workshop will learn to code the flight patterns of their drones using block programming or Swift coding language (used to develop apps on iPhone and iPad). They'll provide algorithmic instructions to their drone to make it take-off, land, do flips and somersaults, as well...

STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding

STEMbotics: Robotics and Coding workshops are designed to ignite a passion for STEM and Computing. Using a variety of robots, students will design, build and code their very own robots to complete a range of challenges.In KS1 and Lower KS2 we use LEGO WeDo 2.0 to introduce students to instructional robotic builds and...

LEGO WeDo (Robotics for younger pupils) Activity Day

A brief description of how the workshop would be run?:Up to 18 programmable LEGO WeDo kits for the pupils to use (in pairs).Build a model and program it to do some simple tasks with motors and sensors.Programming can be done using simple LEGO block-programming software and/or ScratchWhat age groups?:Works best...

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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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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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