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 at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design

Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreckHow is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer...

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...

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...

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...

Space Odyssey mobile planetarium

The Space Odyssey mobile planetarium offers spectacular 360-degree 3D immersive learning experiences for all ages in its 3 different sizes of portable dome - where the school trip comes to you!Every session is carefully differentiated to be suitable for the particular students involved, from Pre-School through to A-...

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...

The UKs only Crocodile Zoo

Visit the only zoo in the UK that specialises in crocodilians.Do you know that crocs have the most 'advanced' heart on the planet?Did you know they also have the strongest bite?Do you know why?We can teach your class about the biology, physiology, behaviour, and conservation of crocodiles and alligators. We...

STEMKids Young Engineers After School Clubs

STEMKids deliver STEM after school clubs to Primary Schools across the UK. We have 5 different clubs targeting different age ranges starting at KS1. During the 6 week club children design and make a range of STEM products to take home. They also complete a theory booklet which includes home extensions activities and...

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...

Wonder Workshops Circuits

Build a variety of simple series circuits that include motor or a light bulb. Then use this circuit to create a CD Cruiser Car or a Fan Boat or Paddle boat or Brush Monster. Alternatively, create a tower and use it to flash a morse code signal across a room. Students will use their knowledge to build the circuit...

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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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