Secondary STEM Days workshops are designed to provide an interactive and engaging experience to support classroom-based learning. They comprise of a range of workshops selected to fit in with your school day covering a range of key subjects. Subjects include robotics, power, wind turbines, code-breaking, bridge building, physics of flight, the science of sport and many more.
A range of skills such as teamwork and communication complement the academic elements to give learners a comprehensive overview of this exciting area.
Dates are available throughout the school calendar. Participant numbers can be varied to suit requirements and workshops can be tailored to suit school needs.
Minimum of 30 participants, maximum of 900 participants. Participant numbers can be varied to suit requirements.
2 hours to 5 hours depending on school requirements.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Aiming High - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.
Staying Positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
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