41 Experiences

Competition

IET Faraday Challenge Day

Give students the opportunity to research, design and make prototype solutions to real engineering problems.

  • Ages 12 to 13
  • In-school
  • 1 day
  • Free
Competition

FIRST® LEGO® League

A global robotics-based life skills competition.

  • Ages 9 to 16
  • In-school
  • 12 x 1.5 hours and a competition day
  • Cost applies
Competition

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 12 to 18
  • In-school
  • 1 hour a week +
  • Cost may apply
Event

Who wants to be a Superhero?

An energetic and interactive careers-driven show introducing engineers and scientists who turn superhero powers into real-life wonders.

  • Ages 7 to 13
  • In-school
  • 1 hour
  • Cost applies
Event

The XX Factor

Discover 6 women in STEM who have done incredible things. From space to maths to music, in an engaging and interactive experience for all!

  • Ages 8 to 19
  • In-school
  • 50 to 60 minutes
  • Cost applies
Workshop

Keep Calm! I'm an Engineer!

Disaster has struck... but all is not lost! Take on the role of engineers in this hands-on, creative, engineering workshop.

  • Ages 7 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1.5 hours
  • Cost applies
Project

Engineering Education Scheme

Students will experience problem-solving while working on a real-life STE(A)M project, created by a local company.

  • Ages 16 to 17
  • In-school
  • 6 months, 1 hour a week
  • Cost applies
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Engineering for Life – From Cradle to Grave

An interactive show exploring how engineering can let us see inside ourselves, make our lives safer, and push the boundaries of science!

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • 1 hour
  • Cost applies
Project

STEM Enterprise

Are you a future entrepreneur? An opportunity to enter the 'Dragon's Den'.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 day
  • Cost applies
Workshop

Elite Skills Academy

Give your students a taste of teamwork and problem solving with a range of activities from mapping to decoding with the Army.

  • Ages 14 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to 2 days
  • Free
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A Rough Guide to Engineering

What is Engineering? Where can you find it? Come on a journey around the world and find out what engineers do, how they do it, and why!

  • Ages 10 to 16
  • In-school
  • 1 hour
  • Cost applies
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Egg Launch!

Can you design and build a vehicle that enables an egg to safely travel as far as possible after being launched from a powerful air launcher?

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 day
  • Cost applies
Workshop

Electronics Everywhere

An engaging, practical way for teachers to deliver the fundamentals of Electronics.

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • In-school
  • 1 hour sessions
  • Free, state schools only
Workshop

Northern Aspirations

Explore the STEM skills of the North’s greatest engineers and solve real-world problems with sustainable development.

  • Ages 6 to 19
  • In-school
  • Up to 1.5 hours
  • Free
Project

Go4SET

Your students could join a work-related learning experience in an industry and enterprise context.

  • Ages 12 to 14
  • In-school
  • 10 weeks, 1 hour a week
  • Cost applies
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Big Ideas programme

We need 'Big Ideas' to solve big sustainability issues, and we believe that young people, supported by industry mentors, can create those solutions.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 day + project work
  • Cost may apply
Workshop

i2E Micro:bit session

Introduction 2 Engineering stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities using the Micro:bit!

  • Ages 11 to 19
  • In-school
  • Usually 3 hours, flexible
  • Free
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Izzy's Incredible Adventure

Can you help Izzy on her incredible adventure? Along the way discover and explore how transport really works. See a real-life hovercraft!

  • Ages 5 to 9
  • In-school
  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Cost applies
Project

Climate Smarter

Climate Smarter is YESC’s latest topical STEM project in partnership with Vattenfall and Wood.

  • Ages 8 to 15
  • In-school
  • 8 x 1 hour sessions and a 1 day showcase
  • Cost may apply
Project

Knots to Watts

A challenge to build a floating wind turbine!

  • Ages 8 to 15
  • In-school
  • 1 competition day + project work
  • Cost may apply
Workshop

MadLab Cymru

MadLab is a unique, hands-on electronics workshop. Students learn to solder electronic components onto specially-designed circuit boards.

  • Ages 7 to 13
  • In-school
  • Up to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
Project

FunSTEM

Introducing primary school children to the fundamentals of STE(A)M.

  • Ages 9 to 12
  • In-school
  • 4 weeks
  • Cost may apply
Trip

Girls into STEM

Inspire girls in STEM with university and company visits with hands-on activities.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Half or full day
  • Cost may apply
Competition

Gloucestershire Primary K'Nex Challenge

An introduction to the exciting world of engineering using K’Nex to solve a given problem.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Up to 3 hours
  • Cost applies
Competition

Worcestershire Primary STEM Challenge

An introduction to the exciting world of engineering using K’Nex to solve a given problem.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Up to 3 hours
  • Cost applies
Workshop

Computer Control in Business

Learn how to program a robot to complete a series of increasingly difficult challenges.

  • Ages 9 to 12
  • In-school
  • 1 day
  • Cost applies
Workshop

KS1 Coding and Robotics

An introduction to the fascinating world of robotics and coding. 

  • Ages 5 to 7
  • In-school
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Cost applies
Speaker

Thames Water Community Speaker Programme

Students can find out more about where your water comes from and what happens to your poo when you flush the loo!

  • Ages 7 to 19
  • In-school
  • 1 hour, flexible
  • Free