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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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...

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...

STEM Workshops on the Green Economy

Groundwork London, a leading environmental charity, are offering schools free workshops for Key Stage 3 students on the topic of the Green Economy. The programme, 'Welcome to the Green Economy' - funded by Our Bright Future, will engage 700 young people across 70 secondary schools in London and show them...

University of Plymouth's Science and Technology Showcase 2019

The aim of the Science and Technology Showcase is to raise students’ aspirations in science and technology subjects and demonstrate how exciting STEM can be at A level and in higher education.As well as having some fun, this is a unique opportunity for students to talk with current undergraduate students, PhD...

The Big Bang East Midlands

The Big Bang East MidlandsFREE SCHOOL TRIPYears 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13Venue: Derby Arena Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JBDate: 27th June 2019Time: 9.30am - 3pmHappening at various locations all around the UK, and designed as smaller versions of The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, The Big Bang...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

The Big Bang Fair West Midlands

The Big Bang West MidlandsFREE SCHOOL TRIPYears 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13Venue: Staffordshire UniversityDate: 18th June 2019Time: 9.30am - 3pmHappening at various locations all around the UK, and designed as smaller versions of The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, The Big Bang Near Me...

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM Workshop

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM WorkshopEnergy Quest is a free, two-part schools programme bringing a spark to STEM learning for students aged 11-14. Tomorrow’s Engineers Energy Quest is a free schools programme that encourages young people to find out all about sustainable energy and...

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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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