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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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...
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Mary Rose Museum: Materials and their Properties

Tudor materials under the microscopeWork with real and replica artefacts to investigate Tudor materials and their properties. Were they fit for purpose? How do they compare with modern materials? Use digital microscopes to compare sample materials and see them in high definition! 
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Fighting Fit - Nutrition and Exercise on King Henry VIII's warship

Was the crew of the Mary Rose fit to fight?Dispel some of those myths about Tudor life. Are we fitter and healthier than our Tudor ancestors? A series of activities looking at diet and fitness challenges pupils to decide. Handle replica artefacts to understand the impact of lifestyle on the officers and crew of the...
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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...
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Feed the Fleet Maths Challenge

‘Feed the Fleet’ is a Tudor themed challenge for pupils to stock the ship with food for a 5 day voyage for the Mary Rose crew of 470 men and 30 officers. The challenge involves communication and listening skills, team working, literacy and important Maths skills. Crew member experts,...
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Light and Dark

A practical investigation of a range of different fuels used by the Romans lasting approximately one hour. The children (Upper Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2) will have the chance to investigate and record the properties of different fuels, including charcoal, beeswax and olive oil, and then relate their...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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