Experiences

Inspire your students with our brilliant in-school, online and offsite experiences.

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Dream Big Day: Tech for Sport

A virtual live lesson for KS2 on 28 June highlighting the role technology plays in sport, and what careers are available.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
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National School Sport Week: Tech for Sport

A virtual live lesson for children aged 11 - 14 on 17 June highlighting the role technology plays in sport, and what careers are available.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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National School Sport Week: Tech for Sport

A virtual live lesson for children aged 7-11 on 17 June highlighting the role technology plays in sport, and what careers are available.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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CREST SuperStar

A collection of relevant and fun student-led STEM challenges, developed by the British Science Association, that allow children to explore everyday problems and situations using science. 

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Star

A collection of relevant and fun student-led STEM challenges, developed by the British Science Association, that encourage and support children to explore the world around them.

  • Ages 5 to 7
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Gold

These inspiring projects, developed by the British Science Association, immerse students in real research, allowing them to contribute something new to the scientific community or to a particular field of study.

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Silver

An engaging selection of enquiry-led STEM projects, developed by the British Science Association, designed to stretch and enrich, giving students experience of the scientific process.

  • Ages 14 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Bronze

Fun and engaging short STEM project ideas. Developed by the British Science Association, CREST Bronze projects give students a taste of what it’s like to be a scientist or engineer in the real world.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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Circuit Street

Circuit Street is an interactive workshop run by UK Power Networks, that showcases the journey of electricity.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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CREST Discovery

A fun introduction to STEM project work! Developed by the British Science Association, students complete either a single activity or a series of linked challenges with clear real-world contexts.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Full day
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Discovery

A fun introduction to STEM project work! Developed by the British Science Association, students complete either a single activity or a series of linked challenges with clear real-world contexts.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • Full day
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Star early years

A collection of engaging STEM challenges that encourage and support young children to think about the Earth and beyond.

  • Ages 3 to 5
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free Bursaries available
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COYO Challenge 2024

Challenging secondary school teams to design a NET ZERO rail station; a community hub that stands out as a beacon of sustainability, and a route that connects to a mainline station.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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Girls into Electronics

A unique opportunity for girls to develop their interest in electronics through a one-day course at a leading UK university.

  • Ages 14 to 18
  • Multiple locations
  • Full day
  • Cost may apply Bursaries available
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Drax Power Station educational visit

Visit Drax Power Station and immerse your students in the fascinating world of energy generation.

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Drax Power Station, Selby
  • Half a day
  • Free
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Drax Power Station educational visit

Visit Drax Power Station and immerse your students in the fascinating world of energy generation.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Drax Power Station, Selby
  • Half a day
  • Free
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ICE CityZen 2024

Give your students the chance to shape our world this autumn in an exciting digital civil engineering competition!

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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Innovate for Climate Change

A 7-session introductory computing course that supports students in creating a community focused, climate action app prototype.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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AtkinsRéalis virtual work experience

Are your students interested in engineering, design or project management? Let them step into the world of AtkinsRéalis through this WEX programme to discover the early careers options available to them!

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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The Big Bang Fair 2024

Spark curiosity and challenge your students’ perceptions at the UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people, welcoming students in the last year of primary school!

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • NEC, Birmingham
  • Half a day
  • Free
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The Big Bang Fair 2024

Spark curiosity and challenge your students’ perceptions at the UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • NEC, Birmingham
  • Half a day
  • Free
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How to train a computer - Introduction to AI

KS3 students will learn what AI is, why it makes mistakes and how to use it responsibly in this 90-minute workshop.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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How to train a computer - Introduction to AI

KS2 students will learn what AI is, why it makes mistakes and how to use it responsibly in this 90-minute workshop.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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STEM On Track

A year-long programme empowering teams to build a racing kart, learn the associated STEM theory and race against competing schools.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Enspire City

Enspire City - where students learn how engineers and STEM can change our world in a free to use online cityscape.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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Enspire City

Enspire City - where students learn how engineers and STEM can change our world in a free to use online cityscape.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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Explorer Dome - Engineering Show

'We Make Our Future' is a new interactive, educational and entertaining science show for the next generation of engineers!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Explorer Dome - Engineering Show

'We Make Our Future' is a new interactive, educational and entertaining science show for the next generation of engineers!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Streamlined by Design + Wonderlab

Visit the National Railway Museum in York, and test your students' engineering skills with the Streamlined in Design show and the Wonderlab Gallery!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • National Railway Museum, York
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Fire Powered + Wonderlab

Visit the National Railway Museum in York, and test your students' engineering skills with the Fire Powered show and the Wonderlab Gallery!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • National Railway Museum, York
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Robot Quest

Students are introduced to modern uses of robotics and must then use a Sphero robot to rescue an injured person in a disaster zone!

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Bridge Building

A fun series of engineering challenges where young people must build bridges of varying styles and strengths.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Bridge Building

A fun series of engineering challenges where young people must build bridges of varying styles and strengths.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Tower Tussle

Students must work in teams to build a hurricane or earthquake proof building while keeping to budget!

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Tower Tussle

Students must work in teams to build a hurricane or earthquake proof building while keeping to budget!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Sustainable Farming

Build a micro greenhouse, code a micro:bit to monitor and control conditions, and grow microgreens – an insight into sustainable farming.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Sustainable Farming

Build a micro greenhouse, code a micro:bit to monitor and control conditions, and grow microgreens – an insight into sustainable farming.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Pneumatic and Hydraulic Engineering

This practical engineering workshop demonstrates how pneumatic and hydraulic systems are used including making a hoist a hydraulic game!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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Pneumatic and Hydraulic Engineering

This practical engineering workshop demonstrates how pneumatic and hydraulic systems are used including making a hoist a hydraulic game!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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i2E BBC Micro:bit Workshop

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost may apply
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i2E Wind Turbine Workshop

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Half a day
  • Cost may apply
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i2E Speed Challenge

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost may apply
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i2E Wind Turbine Workshop

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Half a day
  • Cost may apply
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Network Rail STEM Lab

Interact with Network Rail employees and engage in a range of STEM-related activities linked to the rail industry.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Milton Keynes
  • Full day
  • Free
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Shapes make Structures

Pupils will work in pairs to design and build structures. They will produce a range of 2D/3D shapes and are challenged to model a skyscraper.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Sports Arena Challenge

Student teams design and model Sports Arenas to house multiple sports at a major sporting event.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Mission to Mars

Pupils will work in pairs, one class at a time, to code robot vehicles using BBC micro:bits, iPads and Invent! engineer kits.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Bridge Building Challenge

Teams of students use K'Nex to learn the concepts of bridge design. Then design and model their own solution to a set problem.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Bridge Building Challenge

Teams of students use K'Nex to learn the concepts of bridge design. They then use their knowledge to design and model their own solution to a set problem.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Build & Code

Students work in pairs, to design, engineer and program Lego models using iPads, gears, pulleys, motors and sensors.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Spanner-in-hand Espire Experience Day

'When will I ever use this in real-life?' Espire's workshops answer this with hands-on motorsport engineering.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here

I’m a Scientist is a student-led, online enrichment activity connecting students with people working in a diverse range of roles in STEM.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here

I’m a Scientist is a student-led, online enrichment activity connecting students with people working in a diverse range of roles in STEM.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Code Breaking Workshop

Cracking codes with the micro:bit - be digitally active through cyber security!

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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FIRST Tech Challenge

The UK’s most epic STEM enrichment programme for young people*. We're not building robots, we're building the future.
*as voted by robots

 

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Cost applies Bursaries available