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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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...

Medical Mavericks - Bring a Real Hospital to Your School

Hands on medical workshops that show your students it's not all about doctors and nurses!!You probably have students that want to be doctors.... but wont get the grades. You probably have students that are being pushed by the their parents to be doctors!And you probably have students that have reckon the NHS...

StarLincs Mobile Planetarium

In the planetarium environment we can ensure the ‘wow factor’ for your pupils – and staff – to support any space topic.  The planetarium is ideal for KS2 covering the Earth and Space programme of study of the Curriculum including demonstrations of Day and Night and Phases of the Moon...

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....

Cracking the Code- The Genetics of Superheroes

The comic books are filled with mutants; heroes and villains whose special abilities are genetic in their origin.  But what are real mutants like, and could we one day use genetics to make us superhuman?Topics – genetics, mutation, DNA, mRNA, transcription, translation, transgenic plants and animals,...

Crunching Codes and Raising Roads at Tower Bridge

Come and take part in our Crunching Codes and Raising Roads workshop at Tower Bridge.Discover the inner workings of this iconic structure, from Victorian steam power to modern day electronics. Students will gain an understanding of the Bridge’s engineering and modern day coding. The workshop culminates in...

The Ugly Animal Roadshow

Simon Watt is President for Life of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, a comedy night with a conservation twist.  You can find out more about the society here or watch their videos here.  The show has been so successful that many have requested a school version; here it is!At the Ugly...

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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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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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