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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Oxbridge Inspire: Exhibition of Ideas

An Exhibition of Ideas is a facilitated workshop designed to promote STEM-related conversations between students, teachers and industry. Conversation cards are used to focus discussions, which are consolidated to give the school insight into various aspects of STEM and STEM education.Examples of discussion topics...

I'm an Engineer, Get me out of here!

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! is a free, online event where school students get to meet and interact with real engineers. Students login during a 2 week period to ASK the engineers anything they like. Students challenge the engineers over a fast-paced online live CHAT during a...

Bright Spark Awards

I organise a Bright Spark Awards Event for students with Innovation, Investigation, and Invention projects. It is a Dragon's den style competition with all of our judges offering great experience prizes and also looking for their future apprentices. There is also a chance of winning £500 cash prize....

Target: Mars – The STEM Space Adventure

 Developing Creative Thinkers in STEMThis Space themed workshop allows teams of pupils to represent rival nations in a race to reach and explore Mars safely.  With bold claims being made by SpaceX and Mars One, both putting real life pressure on the world’s recognised space agencies – the context...

Bunkered – Surviving a Global Disaster

Developing Strategic Thinkers in STEMAn asteroid, as detected by the NEO programme, is hurtling toward Earth!  Pupils work as teams to represent governments around the world.  They must attempt to manage the disaster in the hopes of saving the human race - but what factors will influence their decisions...

Learning in STEM at Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre works with a range of partners to bring high-quality, cutting-edge, hands-on learning in sciences to children and young people aged 3-18. We offer workshops and learning opportunities on an inreach or outreach basis, as part of the broad general education and senior phase curriculum.From body...

Big Bang Fair Yorkshire and Humber

The Big Bang Near Me is a great experience for young people of all ages. There is lots to see and do, from inspirational shows to our interactive marketplace area with activities from a wealth of regional and national employers and exhibitors.As well as visiting the exhibition and shows, your students could gain the...

Kite Making for Learning

Infinite Arts offers Kite Making workshops in school targeted to supporting maths, science and engineering in KS1, 2 and 3. Kites can support learning and communication between different ages and different cultures. Much of the learning can take place out of doors and it can happen before the learners have...

TeenTech Awards

The TeenTech Awards challenge young people to develop their own  ideas to make life 'better,simpler,safer or more fun' using science,technology and engineering. Register now to recieve the full Teacher Pack with plans for how to run the project over 8 lessons . Projects need to be submitted by March...

Curiosity Hub - Creative Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths Workshops

Curiosity Hub provides engaging in-school STEM enrichment workshops for all Key Stages, complementing the National Curriculum in:ScienceComputing/Computer ScienceMathsDesign & Technology
Art & Design
Our workshops allow you to get ‘hands-on’ and explore technology in an interactive learning...

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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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