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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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...

States of Matter Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11An unusual and exciting collection of models and demonstration explore evaporating, condensing, melting and freezing. Solids, liquids and gases - what is the difference and what happens as we change state? This show investigates the particle theory of matter for KS2 with exciting...

Cell Show

KS3, KS4 and above: 
Delve deep within to float inside a gigantic cell.
 From organisms to organelles, discuss the units of life - their scale, diversity in form and function and the genetic code. DNA, cloning, and the future of genetic engineering.

The Wonderstruck Supersonic Sideshow

An awesome exploration of the sonic world around us.The Supersonic Sideshow investigates the link between vibration and sound and looks at how sound travels as a wave.  We explore making sound with different devices including springs, didgeridoos and a Theremin and we look at the effects that sound can produce...

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...

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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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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