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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Enigma Outreach

At the heart of an Enigma Outreach visit from Bletchley Park is a real, working World War II Enigma machine!A standard Enigma Outreach visit sees a one-hour workshop on Codes and Ciphers being repeated to a number of class-sized groups throughout the day. This workshop takes students on a whistlestop tour of codes and...
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Planet Earth Show

 KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 (Planet Earth Show)Find out how the Earth formed, cooled and the continuous movement of the crust causing volcanoes and earthquakes. Visit the rainforest to discuss how life is connected and explore the role we all play in the future of life on Earth. Duration: ~45 mins ...
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Science Tricks Show

KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7This show is bursting with surprises! Counter-intuitive demonstrations and fun experiments will bring out the scientist in every child. Duration: ~45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adultsKS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Observing, predicting and testing. In this...
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Fishers Mobile Farm

We bring our farm to you!We offer an exciting opportunity for children of all ages to experience farm life without leaving your school, nursery or playgroup grounds.By introducing children to a range of farm animals in a safe, well organised environment we will provide an experience that motivates to produce...
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VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX EDR robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The VEX...
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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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Medical Mavericks - Bring a Real Hospital to Your School

Hands on medical workshops that show your students it's not all about doctors and nurses!!You probably have students that want to be doctors.... but wont get the grades. You probably have students that are being pushed by the their parents to be doctors!And you probably have students that have reckon the NHS...
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Your Irrational Brain; the Gameshow

How we really make decisions Do you think you make rational decisions? Think again... In this new show your ideas about how you make decisions will be turned upside down- and you may even become a better decision-maker because of it! This show is highly interactive and requires the audience to have access to an...
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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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