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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Hands-On Engineering

Being hands-on designing and building your own ideas is always fun and often brings out talents you never knew you had!  We have seen this time and again on these workshops, allowing pupils to develop lots of new skillsWhether it is building a tent or Tepee, deciding how to move water around or finding out how...

Air Power Science

Skill Supply staff have had a keen interest on how and why things fly for decades, ever since our Director Dom was an RAF Air Cadet, anything that can fly has been captivating.  Did you know he even flew solo before he could drive a car?!  With children conducting experiments where things fly or move...

GeoBus: Free Earth science themed workshops for schools

GeoBus is a free outreach programme run out of the Earth Sciences department of UCL. We aim to bring engaging, hands-on sessions to school students. Our range of workshops cover Year 1 to Year 12 and complement the curriculum, whilst giving a great insight into the breadth of Earth science as a subject.We...

The VEX IQ Challenge (VEX Robotics)

The VEX Robotics IQ Challenge allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX IQ tool-less robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so teams can grow with the programme, which is why the...

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...

Space Store Careers Activity

This activity is suitable for up to 24 students per session.During our 45/50 minute activity, students will hear about Space Store as a start-up organisation, the team behind Space Store, our history and vision for the future. We'll provide an overview of our organisation and the different roles that each person...

FIRST LEGO League

FIRST® LEGO® League is a global STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge for teams of young people, to encourage an interest in real world themes and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers. Young people work together to explore a given topic and to design, build and...

Bang! The Science of Explosions

This new Gastronaut show is a physics spectacular exploring pressure, combustion, sound and explosive chemical reactions. BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates brings rockets, mini-motorbikes, catapults, flamethrowing, live insects (yup, you read that correctly), big explosions, a massive whoopee cushion and ridiculously big...

Investigating flooding in York - a visit to the York Community Flood Hub

Are you interested in or teaching about flooding in York?York has a long history of flooding and evidence suggests that water levels on the Rivers Ouse and Foss are rising. This is likely to be due to climate change and changes in upstream land management. If this trend continues, properties and people could be at...

The Royal Institution: Science in schools

Our programme of Science in Schools brings our popular demonstration shows into school across the UK, accompanied by valuable Continuing Professional Development sessions for teachers. The shows give students, teachers and families a chance to see our specially trained presenters in action, delivering science shows...

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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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