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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Flashbang Science Mobile Lab

Flashbang science LtdIn-school visitFlashbang science is a bright mobile science laboratory coming to school doorsteps predominantly for children aged 4 – 11 but can accomodate other age groups. It is a controlled environment within school grounds ( no travel, set up, downtime costs for schools) Chemistry and...

Dr Research Primary School Workshops

Hands-on workshops for primary school pupils. Workshops usually last about 1 hour (or the length of one of your lessons), but they can be extended to last a whole morning or afternoon if you want to explore the topic further. All pupils take part in the activities which are designed to be fun, encourage...

STEMFirst - STEM Skills

STEMFirst is an Educational Consultancy and STEM Delivery Organisation based in the North West of England.We have over 20 years of experience in delivering inspirational, real-world, hands on STEM for Primary through to Higher Education and beyond.Our activities link Science, Engineering and Maths with Employability...

Murderous Maths

Kjartan Poskitt is the author of the award-winning Murderous Maths series. He starts the day by performing a big maths show in your hall (up to 75 mins), usually to all of KS2 at once. The show brings maths to life, introducing some ancient “murderous” mathematicians, strange facts and surprises involving...

Forces Show

KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7Pushes and pulls, making things move and slowing them down. Have fun with mysterious magnets, find out why all the penguins don't fall off the Earth at the South pole and unleash the aweseome force of rockets to take a trip to the stars! Duration: ~45 mins Curriculum Links...

Sound Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Explore and question the world of vibration, sound waves, frequency, pitch and hearing. How fast is sound? Why do astronauts need radios and how do bats see in the dark? With thunder and lightning, pops and pipes, make music with our hands-on guide to the nature of noise! Duration: ~45...

Light Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4We start with a simple light bulb and finish telling stories underneath the night time sky. This show is a lovely introduction to light, dark, reflections, rainbows, fire and the stars. Duration: 30-40 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~35 children + adultsKS1Key Stage One...

Planet Earth Show

 KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 (Planet Earth Show)Find out how the Earth formed, cooled and the continuous movement of the crust causing volcanoes and earthquakes. Visit the rainforest to discuss how life is connected and explore the role we all play in the future of life on Earth. Duration: ~45 mins ...

Water Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this show explores the most important chemical for life on Earth - H2O. What is the water molecule and the difference between ice, liquid water and water vapour? The water cycle explained inside clouds and caves - condensation, freezing,...

Bubble Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour of bubbles! Explore colourful bubbles, wobbly bubbles, clouds in bubbles, and fiery bubbles! Duration: 45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adultsKS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour...

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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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