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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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...

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...

Science Theatre

We create shows and workshops mixing stage performance with amazing demonstrations to explain the most incredible ideas in science – in the most memorable way.Our shows are performed throughout the year at venues across the UK and can be booked in-school too.  All shows include accompanying teaching ...

Noisy Toys workshops and 'Bass in your Face' shows

 Become part of an electrical circuit, feel one thousand watts of bass through your fingers and send lentils flying in the air with the power of amplified sound.Workshops and assembly shows can be combined in any way during a day at your school. for example; an introductory show followed by three workshops....

Learning in STEM at Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre works with a range of partners to bring high-quality, cutting-edge, hands-on learning in sciences to children and young people aged 3-18. We offer workshops and learning opportunities on an inreach or outreach basis, as part of the broad general education and senior phase curriculum.From body...

Big Bang Fair Yorkshire and Humber

The Big Bang Near Me is a great experience for young people of all ages. There is lots to see and do, from inspirational shows to our interactive marketplace area with activities from a wealth of regional and national employers and exhibitors.As well as visiting the exhibition and shows, your students could gain the...

geodesic dome building workshops

Infinite Arts is offering a practical workshop in Geodesic Dome building. This half day or full day session can be designed for a Y5, Y6, Y7 or Y8 class (up to 30 pupils at a time).Learning objectives include: maths, problem solving, team work, engineeringDuring the workshop pupils will
• Experiment with straws...

Kite Making for Learning

Infinite Arts offers Kite Making workshops in school targeted to supporting maths, science and engineering in KS1, 2 and 3. Kites can support learning and communication between different ages and different cultures. Much of the learning can take place out of doors and it can happen before the learners have...

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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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