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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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...

University of Plymouth's Science and Technology Showcase 2019

The aim of the Science and Technology Showcase is to raise students’ aspirations in science and technology subjects and demonstrate how exciting STEM can be at A level and in higher education.As well as having some fun, this is a unique opportunity for students to talk with current undergraduate students, PhD...

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...

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...

Dr Ken - Inspiring STEM shows and Workshops

producing creative and bespoke STEM days for schools at all key stages and development programmes for educational professionals since 1997. Shows and workshops balance entertainment and engagement with topics from the curriculum.​"Your workshops were an inspirational combination of theory and practice,...

School of Physical Sciences Outreach

The University of Liverpool's School of Physical Sciences offers Outreach in Maths, Chemistry and Physics for all school ages above reception.Maths workshops available include the FunMaths Roadshow, GCSE Revision, Dragon Quizzes and individual workshops such as code breaking, maths in art, fractions, and maths...

Wonderstruck Rocket Cars (Outdoor) Workshop

A very watery team-based, practical, competitive activity.  Best booked for the summer term in the UK!This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by a water rocket.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the...

The Wonderstruck Rocket Show

Here at Wonderstruck we love rockets and we want to share that love with all and sundry.Our Rocket Show is crammed full of physics, chemistry and history.  We look at the science of combustion, how expanding gases are harnessed in reaction engines and some of the less successful historical forays into...

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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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