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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TeenTech City of Tomorrow

TeenTech City of Tomorrow asks three key questions, how will we live, work and play in the future? Young people construct buildings for their cities while exploring key concepts and expressing their individual and collective vision for the future. They are supported in the classroom and at regional ‘showcase...

Career Conferences

The National Space Academy Career Conferences allow students the opportunity to find out about a variety of careers in the UK Space Sector and related industries. The days invite numerous speakers, from various companies and/or universities within the sector, to talk to students about the job the do, the space...

Pro's and Con's of Self Employed vs Employed - "A Collectors Tale"

I come into the school under the premise of being a "Collector" - this provokes different ideas such as Tax Collector, Rubbish Collector, Ticket Collector but I explain that I'm just "A Collector" and proceed to show the students my three most value pride and joys in my collection - A Pair of...

School visits to RHS Gardens

All four RHS Gardens offer free school visits led by a dedicated Education Officer that can bring any curricular subject to life. Schools can also carry out self-guided tours of the sites. School visits place children in direct contact with a wealth of practical horticulture, specialist knowledge and the sheer...

Girls into STEM

Girls into STEM is a popular programme of events aimed at encouraging girls to take an interest in STEM subjects. Pupils are targeted prior to the selection of GCSE subjects.Events are arranged for groups of between 15 and 45 pupils in one session. Visits include: SONY UK, SPECIFIC, BT, GE Aviation, Dŵr Cymru Welsh...

F1 in Schools™ - Wales

F1 in Schools™The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge involve designing and manufacturing compressed air powered model racing cars using sophisticated free Autodesk CAD software.Schools can involve as many pupils as they wish and can enter three teams of up to six students in the Regional Finals. The cars are raced...

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...

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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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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