Experiences

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

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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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UK Junior Water Prize 2024

Support your students in conducting a water-based research project for a chance to win a trip to World Water Week in Stockholm.

  • Ages 14 to 18+
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • 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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National Careers Week: Tech For Sport

This KS3 virtual live lesson on 7 March explains the future of technology in sport, about wearable tech, and what careers are available in this sector.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Thales Primary Glider Challenge

Transform your Year 5-6 (England and Wales), P5-6 (Scotland), or Year 6-7 (Northern Ireland) students into aerospace engineers for a day!

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • 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, 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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National Careers Week: Tech For Sustainable Transport

This KS3 virtual live lesson on 5 March explains the future of sustainable transport, what tech is used, and what careers are available in this sector.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Global Underwater Hub Competition

Teams of 13-14 year old students around the UK will design and build an underwater robot, and winners of the regional heats attend the final in Aberdeen!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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British Science Week: Tech for Sport

A live virtual lesson for KS2 on 14 March explaining how technology is used in sports and sport based careers.

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Road to RIAT: Blast Off!

An aircraft design challenge STEM day and a chance to win tickets for a VIP visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in July!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full 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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Industrial Cadets Bronze Project

Students will work as a team on a set STEM project and have the opportunity to gain key skills for learning, life, and work.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Cost applies
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Industrial Cadets Gold Project

A 20-week programme where students are partnered with a company to complete a real life project, and gain an award to complement future career aspirations!

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • 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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Road to RIAT: STEM Challenge

A free STEM programme for 400 state primary schools that brings the excitement of aerospace engineering right into classrooms across the UK.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • Full day
  • Free
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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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Siemens Innovation virtual work experience

During this virtual work experience programme, students will meet with Siemens experts to explore the core focuses of the business, such as digitalisation.

  • Ages 14 to 18+
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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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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The Big Bang Competition

Inspire inquisitive minds to think big, challenge facts, ask questions, and invent solutions with the UK’s top annual science and engineering competition!
  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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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
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Amazon Robotics Fulfilment Centre Tour

A virtual school trip for every future engineer. Discover how computer science, state-of-the-art engineering, and incredible people deliver customer orders at Amazon.

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Amazon Robotics Fulfilment Centre Tour

A virtual school trip for every future engineer. Discover how computer science, state-of-the-art engineering, and incredible people deliver customer orders at Amazon.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free