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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Electricity & Circuits Workshop

This workshop will introduce primary school children to electricity and circuits by interacting with and building with Snap Circuits.The workshop will cover the following objectives from the national curriculum in Science:identify common appliances that run on electricityconstruct a simple series electrical circuit,...

STEMdrones: Drone Coding Workshop

Students taking part in our Drone Coding workshop will learn to code the flight patterns of their drones using block programming or Swift coding language (used to develop apps on iPhone and iPad). They'll provide algorithmic instructions to their drone to make it take-off, land, do flips and somersaults, as well...

Beginner STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding

Students can build from instructions on hundreds of designs, or get creative and build their own robots. Once built, the LEGO robots are capable of moving and detecting other objects using motion and tilt sensors using icon or block coding.We take a very cross-curricular approach to our sessions and will happily adapt...

STEMgineers Build & Drive Radio-Controlled Vehicle Workshop

When learners take part in our STEMgineers: RC Build & Drive workshop they will learn about key mechanical engineering principles by building a 1/10th scale radio-controlled electric vehicle. Upon completion students will have the incredible opportunity of taking part in a series of thrilling driving skills...

Intermediate/Advanced STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding Workshop (UK2-KS4)

Our Intermediate / Advanced robotics and coding workshops provide students with opportunities to code, design, engineer and build their own robots, in both simple and complex forms.We can set challenges that are tailored to your school’s needs and these workshops have curriculum links to Computing, Design...

STAR Centre

The STAR Centre in keighley is a lively science hub that uses space as a theme to encourage learners into undertaking science related subjects.Come and explore our space world. Undertake lifelike Mission Control simulations, drive a planetary rover in our Astrobotics area, conduct experiments in our Laboratory and...

BIG Primary STEM Day - North Yorkshire Coast

What is the BIG STEM Primary Day?This event is part of a brand new careers and STEM related programme of activity, supported by employers aims to excite and showcase the variety of STEM job roles, challenge stereotyping, provide opportunity to explore careers and understand future pathways into STEM. The BIG STEM...

STEM Workshops for schools

Designed for primary and secondary learners Learn by Design delivers workshops that are practical, fun and inspiring. Increasing engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths, the sessions bring to life the core principles of STEM.Enhance the existing curriculum topics with an...

Music to your Ears

How do we make sounds, record sounds and see sounds? This exciting presentation, with lots of demonstrations and audience interaction, reveals the secrets from the basics of sound to the latest in music technology. Witness the ultimate ‘hands-free’ instrument and see a musical instrument played with a...

Real Science or Just Bangs? (Science of Fireworks show)

Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew Tosh deconstructs the STEM behind firework displays.He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your...

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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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