Support for STEM Clubs

STEM Clubs are individual to each school and there is no fixed formula for running one. There is, however, plenty of support available for those wanting to start a STEM Club, and for existing club leaders who want to develop their club further.

 

  • Primary school studentBest practice guide

    To help you set up a STEM Club or build-up your existing one, we have produced a handy step-by-step guide. With everything from finding volunteers to developing activities, this guide has all the information you need.

    Read the guide

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    Resources

    Discover a range of materials to support you in delivering exciting activities, both inside and outside of the classroom.

    Resources

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    Scheme of work examples

    Explore our STEM Clubs scheme of work, as well as a template of events suitable for use in a STEM Club.

    Schemes of work

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    Video guides

    This series of videos describes how to set up a STEM Club, and the range of different ways to approach it.

    Video guides

STEM Club stories

  • Bridging the gap between primary and secondary school

    "We started running a Space Club for key stage 2 pupils based within a primary school. Our primary pupils are given the chance to carry out activities in different facilities and settings, with equipment they wouldn’t always have access to. Linking with secondary schools has also been invaluable because it helps make the transition from key stage 2 to key stage 3 smoother for the pupils."

    Jackie Flaherty is an ESERO-UK Space Ambassador, Director of STEM at Chipping Campden School and an Ogden Trust Teacher Fellow. We chatted to her about her experience of setting up a STEM Club and the journey the club has been on over the last six years.

    Read Jackie's story

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Stem club week

A belated STEM club post due to our half term being early, we changed the 'eggnaut' activity to the Great Squashed Tomato Challenge. Year 7 students were allowed to use three materials to protect their tomato - before throwing it out of a top floor science lab!

We worked on looking at trials and...


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UPDATE ON THE MARS PROJECT

Hi All,

We are busy organising the Mad March Science Festival for our remote rural area at the moment and as part of the that the Mars Project is coming along apace. The youngsters are building models of our permanent colony on Mars, and I think the Queen may be a little surprised to know that they have...


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