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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Computing Workshops for Primaries BRISTOL & BATH - Lego, Micro:Bit, Animation, Web Design and more!

A wide range of computing workshops designed specifically for Primary School Children – exciting and engaging while reinforcing the principles of computational thinking. Workshops include programming and coding with Scratch, Python or Kodu using  XBox controllers; inventors' workshops with the Micro:Bit...

STEM Challenge Days with Science Oxford

We provide a whole day activity for years 7 or 8 based around an engineering or scientific challenge. We provide all the resources including student packs and we use STEM ambassadors as mentors and judges throughout the day. The offer is FREE but limited to state schools in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

CSI Dead on Time - The STEM Forensic Science Thriller - UK Wide

Developing Critical Thinkers in STEM:To ensure our forensic event offers something unique and extraordinary – an experience that cannot be easily replicated in the classroom - we teach students to use the best forensic equipment and latest techniques to unravel a truly thrilling story. We provide complex,...

Mini Monsters creepy crawly roadshow

The Mini Monsters creepy crawly roadshow is available for your school from one off sessions for individual classes to full day visits for the whole school.Sessions are an hour long (shorter sessions are available for eyfs children) and are suitable for class sized groups of up to 30 children. During the session I...

Astronomy and Stargazing Outreach

Highland Astronomy Tours offers public outreach astronomy talks & tours, and private stargazing events around the Inverness and wider Scottish Highlands from astronomer Stephen Mackintosh. Stephen's professional guiding can include any of the following, tailored to your specific requirements:- Naked eye...

Skybolt Rocket

A great centrepiece for a day of enrichment / space education this nine metre rocketship, which will arrive on its own transporter vehicle, is available for hire to schools throughout the UK. The excitement and interest generated by having a real rocket arrive and then elevated to its dramatic, near vertical launch...

Rent a Beast - Mini beast Educational Encounters

Mini Beast Handling Sessions and Educational Talks Are you running a topic on mini beasts, habitats, rain forests, animals, life cycles, pets, Africa, and are looking for something different to offer your pupils? Something inspiring, educational and fun?Rent a Beast is passionate about educating through...

Bamboo Bicycle Club Bike Build Projects

What could inspire your students more than building a fully working bike!Perfect for after school clubs and curriculum sessions alike, our bamboo bike build programmes ignite students' imaginations with an engaging, hands-on and fun project. At completion the finished bicycle can be used as a school loaner or...

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...

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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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