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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Howsham Mill

Howsham Mill is an 18th Century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire.  It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  With an Archimedean Screw turbine and water wheel, Howsham Mill generates renewable energy.  Our free school visits and activities...

Robotics Roadshows

 The Robotics Roadshow offers the opportunity to teach pupils about basic technology / computer science skills and concepts to solve practical challenges.The Robotics Roadshow makes coding fun, accessible and easy to teach. The session helps educate pupils on the fundamental principles of computer science via...

Schools on Reserves at RSPB Avalon Marshes

Bring your class for a fun and active outdoor learning experience in a natural setting. Join as at our Avalon Marshes reserves, including RSPB Ham Wall, part of the Somerset Levels, about two miles west of Glastonbury. The area is steeped in history, archaeology, wildlife and atmosphere, there is so...

What sank King Henry VIII's Mary Rose?

An enduring mystery for history and scienceWhy did the Mary Rose really sink? Explore this continuing mystery in a two part cross-curricular workshop. Was she sunk by French gunfire? Was the ship unstable or overloaded? Were there other factors? Scrutinise the provenance of key sources and weigh the conflicting...

The Roman Maths Challenge

Students are set a series of mathematical challenges to complete, including exploring symmetry and tessellation in mosaic-making, solving and Archimedes Square, using Roman building techniques, calculating pay for the Roman army and working out ratios. This practical workshop will engage and inspire students with...

Eden Project STEM Workshops EYFS-KS5

The Eden Project is an educational charity. Its aim is to connect us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our programme for schools takes this mission as our inspiration to create and deliver programmes, projects and opportunities that support young people’s...

Underground boat trips and hands-on workshops

Bring your students for a day trip they'll never forget, taking a journey underground by canal boat into the limestone mines and caverns underneath the heart of the Black Country.Our school visits are tailored for age group and include a 45 minute boat trip, a 45 minute workshop led by our staff and an hour of...

School visits to RHS Gardens

All four RHS Gardens offer free school visits led by a dedicated Education Officer that can bring any curricular subject to life. Schools can also carry out self-guided tours of the sites. School visits place children in direct contact with a wealth of practical horticulture, specialist knowledge and the sheer...