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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Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) 6th Form Project

The EESW 6th Form Project encourages young people to consider a career in STEM. A professional engineer from a link company works with a team of up to 8 students and their teacher from September-March on a real problem, set by the company.The Project begins in September. After initial planning to develop their...
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i2E - Introduction to Engineering

i2E - Introduction to Engineering is a collection of workshops designed to stimulate the interest of young people in STEM subjects by delivering an activity set in an enjoyable and real context.Workshops are delivered as classroom based or collapsed-curriculum events.  Sessions can range from 1 hour to a term....
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JonWoodScience

One hour, demo-based shows suitable for key stage 3 and 4, family and large audiences.'Under Pressure' brings levitation, implosions, explosions and rockets demostrations for people to take part in.‘What You Know and Why You Don’t’ brings the experience of the greatest hits of psychology...
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Headstart Cymru

Headstart Cymru is a three-day residential course giving Year 12 students the opportunity to spend time at a University Engineering, Product Design or Electronics Department prior to making their UCAS application.Students will take part in hands-on sessions to explore practical principles in engineering, as well as...
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Connect2Play

Connect2Play  is a construction system comprising recyclable tubes and connectors that children can connect together to form lots of different shapes and constructions. With  our sets you can make countless things from fundamentally the same components.  You can make Dens, Forts, Boats,...
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Cracking the Code- The Genetics of Superheroes

The comic books are filled with mutants; heroes and villains whose special abilities are genetic in their origin.  But what are real mutants like, and could we one day use genetics to make us superhuman?Topics – genetics, mutation, DNA, mRNA, transcription, translation, transgenic plants and animals,...
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Crunching Codes and Raising Roads at Tower Bridge

Come and take part in our Crunching Codes and Raising Roads workshop at Tower Bridge.Discover the inner workings of this iconic structure, from Victorian steam power to modern day electronics. Students will gain an understanding of the Bridge’s engineering and modern day coding. The workshop culminates in...
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The Ugly Animal Roadshow

Simon Watt is President for Life of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, a comedy night with a conservation twist.  You can find out more about the society here or watch their videos here.  The show has been so successful that many have requested a school version; here it is!At the Ugly...
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Robogals - Lego Robotics workshops

Robogals is a global charity which was founded in Australia with the aim of encouraging more young girls to take up STEM subjects. Each chapter is run solely by university students - for instance our London chapter is based at Imperial College London and our volunteers are Imperial students.Usually throughout the term...
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UK Schools Computer Animation Competition

UK Schools Computer Animation Competition is a free-to-enter, not-for-profit competition run by The University of Manchester, to enthuse young people about Computer Science. Teacher registration is free and carries no obligation.
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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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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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