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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STEM Workshops for schools

Designed for primary and secondary learners Learn by Design delivers workshops that are practical, fun and inspiring. Increasing engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths, the sessions bring to life the core principles of STEM.Enhance the existing curriculum topics with an...

STEM-X Launch Prize

Design an experiment to be conducted in microgravity by Astronauts onboard the International Space Station! Under the guidance of NASA Astronauts, Space Scientists and World-Renowned Professors, your goal is to design an experiment that could benefit humanity on or off the planet. With the help from our brilliant NASA...

Innovative and Creative Tech Camps and Courses for Kids

Fire Tech, the UK's leading provider of tech education for 8-17-year-olds, is running online courses during the half-term, school holidays, during term time at weekend and after-school clubs and on their self guided platform.A unique form of fun, Fire Tech inspire young minds to create code, build AI models,...

Crumble Coding

These fantastic workshops allow students to find out how things are made, how they work and how they are controlled.  Investigating machines such as cars, traffic lights, instruments, parking sensors, lighthouses makes students think about the man-made world around them and how it works.  The Crumble...

STEMgineers Build & Drive Radio-Controlled Vehicle Workshop

When learners take part in our STEMgineers: RC Build & Drive workshop they will learn about key mechanical engineering principles by building a 1/10th scale radio-controlled electric vehicle. Upon completion students will have the incredible opportunity of taking part in a series of thrilling driving skills...

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...

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...

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...

Music to your Ears

How do we make sounds, record sounds and see sounds? This exciting presentation, with lots of demonstrations and audience interaction, reveals the secrets from the basics of sound to the latest in music technology. Witness the ultimate ‘hands-free’ instrument and see a musical instrument played with a...

Real Science or Just Bangs? (Science of Fireworks show)

Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew Tosh deconstructs the STEM behind firework displays.He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your...

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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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