Workshops are designed to engage students in STEM and allow them to contextualise what they're learning across all other subjects. The sessions are about ensuring all children gain the right skills and experience to raise their aspirations across STEM.
Whatever your needs and focus across your school the sessions can be tailored to address this. The workshops can offer you routes focused on raising attainment and progress of all students including those with SEND.
Sessions are fun and can engage students which can result in improving students attendance and also contribute to improving the mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Minimum of 10 participants, maximum of 100 participants.
£250 for a half-day experience, £400 for a full day. Cost for expenses will be charged for any schools outside of catchment.
Dates and location
The deliverers are based in Shropshire and Birmingham. If travel is required individuals will need to enquire, additional costs will be incurred if beyond 20 miles from base in Telford and/or Birmingham.
One-off sessions are designed to be delivered as a half-day session for 2 to 3 hours and provide teachers with tasks for students to complete before and after.
Regular workshops run on a block of 6-week sessions.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress 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.
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.