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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Technology for Fun STEM workshops

In-school visitInspire and enthuse your pupils about STEM whilst linking to learning objectives from the KS2 curriculum. Select from the following workshops:Fan boats workshopDesign, build, test and improve your very own electric fan boat, whilst learning about electricity, materials, forces and D&T. Up to 30...

Technology for Fun STEM workshop

Inspire and enthuse your pupils about STEM whilst linking to learning objectives from the KS2 curriculum. Select one of the following workshops:Fan boats workshopDesign, build, test and improve an electric fan boat, whilst learning about science (electricity, materials, forces), maths (measurement) and D...

MICRO FIRST LEGO League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an exciting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) programme for 6-9 year olds. Each year a theme relevant to the world around them is chosen as a focus for the children’s work. The teams research the topic, displaying their ideas on a Show Me poster, build a LEGO...

FIRST LEGO League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an exciting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) programme for 6-9 year olds. Each year a theme relevant to the world around them is chosen as a focus for the children’s work. The teams research the topic, displaying their ideas on a Show Me poster, build a LEGO...

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Discovery

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Discovery, aimed at 4-6 year olds, develops children’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills from an early age!A new and exciting challenge is presented every year and each team of four children begins the exploration of this real-world theme with an exclusive...

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...

Bang! The Science of Explosions

This new Gastronaut show is a physics spectacular exploring pressure, combustion, sound and explosive chemical reactions. BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates brings rockets, mini-motorbikes, catapults, flamethrowing, live insects (yup, you read that correctly), big explosions, a massive whoopee cushion and ridiculously big...

Educate 3D printing workshop

At Educate 3D printing, our aim is to educate children on the future developments of 3D printing by removing the boundaries and bringing 3D printing workshops to the classroom and youth programmes throughout N. Ireland. We can change your classroom/Youth club into a 3D printing lab, that enables the children...

Investigating flooding in York - a visit to the York Community Flood Hub

Are you interested in or teaching about flooding in York?York has a long history of flooding and evidence suggests that water levels on the Rivers Ouse and Foss are rising. This is likely to be due to climate change and changes in upstream land management. If this trend continues, properties and people could be at...

Education in Action: Engineering in Action

Join us for our brand new Engineering in Action event for students in further education.In five highly interactive sessions our team of engineers will explore different types of engineering including civil, structural, mechanical and more. Each session also includes a Q&A session to quiz the engineers. Our aim is...

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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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