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 Workshops for schools

Designed for primary and secondary learners Learn by Design delivers workshops that are practical, fun and inspiring. Increasing engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths, the sessions bring to life the core principles of STEM.Enhance the existing curriculum topics with an...

Rocket Science

 KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7This show introduces the fun and fantastic forces of Rocket Science, children can explore the pushes and pulls powering balloon cars, air and chemical powered rockets.In addition to a show, you can enjoy hands-on workshops for up to 30 children, where they can build their very own...

SEN workshop: Science Explorers

Investigate the science of sound with our multi-sensory science workshops, developed especially for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).In these workshops, our experienced presenters will lead your students through an exploration of sound through their senses. Our fun and surprising...

Techniquest workshops

Techniquest has an extensive education programme. Our activities enrich the curriculum and all have been developed to be engaging and enthuse pupils about STEM.Full details of our programmes can be found  www.techniquest.org/education 

Immersive Theatres: Mobile Digital Dome Experiences

Using state-of-the-art projection technology, Immersive Theatres will fly your students to the edge of the Universe, plunge them into the deepest ocean or immerse them inside a living cell - all from the comfort of your school hall.Delivered by experienced planetarium educators, we not only offer the world's...

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-...

Conduct your own Near Space balloon launch!

Conduct an awe-inspiring space launch from your school! Our team of engineers and educators will provide workshops and presentations for your pupils around an exciting balloon launch into the stratosphere to inspire a lifetime of learning.For more information please download our brochure below and email us at...

Wonderstruck Compressed Air Rocket Workshop

Build a rocket that can travel over a 100 metres using just paper card and tape!This workshop involves participants working in teams of three or pairs or even individually to design and build their very own compressed air powered rocket.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the...

Space Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4A story-telling introduction to the moon, stars and the beauty of the night time sky. Find out how to see a picture of Orion as a dot-to-dot in the winter sky and hear some of the wonderful stories written into the stars. Duration: 30-40 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~35...

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...

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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