CREST Awards in the South West

A CREST what? The CREST Awards scheme is the British Science Association’s flagship programme for young people, providing science enrichment activities to inspire and engage 5-to-19-year olds. It is the only nationally recognised accreditation scheme for project work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Things are changing…. STEMworks are happy to be the… read more

FREE KS 2 Electricity CPD thanks to TT Electronics

STEMworks have been generously funded by TT Electronics to provide a half day CPD session free to schools in the Newport area focused on the subject of electricity. This popular course is designed for teachers of upper KS2 and primary science subject leaders. 25th January, 2018 | 9 am until 12 pm | Coldra Court… read more

Magnox Funds Zometool

STEMworks are pleased to announce that Magnox Socioeconomic have funded Zometool, an exciting building system – like K’nex but allowing more complex structures. Build anything from molecules to bridges, polygons to proteins, the Zometool system provides students an opportunity to explore maths and science in an exciting way. Schools close to Magnox’s Oldbury site will… read more

Book your EDF assembly and workshop

Find out more about Hinkley Point C by booking a FREE year 9 career assembly and year 8 and 9 STEMworks workshops.  This opportunity is available to secondary schools in Somerset only.   Careers Assemblies – 30 minute session Year 8 Oct-Dec                  Year 9 Jan-Mar  This is a great opportunity for students and teachers to… read more

STEM in a Box

STEMworks are excited to offer “STEM in a Box” – kits aimed at secondary school teachers looking to run lunchtime or after school STEM clubs.  STEMworks have used their knowledge and expertise to provide all the materials and resources to help teachers run their own clubs.  Projects typically last 6-8 weeks and a member of STEMworks can help… read more

STEMworks begin WAG funded primary workshops

STEMworks kicked off the Welsh Assembly funded workshops today at Gaer Primary School, Newport.  Students did a fantastic building, adapting and programming LEGO robots that did everything from dance to score goals.  More photos can be found on our Twitter page, @stemworks1 The project will focus on year 6, moving to years 6 and 7 next… read more

Free Primary Workshops in South Wales

STEMworks are pleased to offer LEGO or K’nex computer control workshops fully funded by the Welsh Assembly Government for schools in South Wales. The workshops are for year 6 and last a full day. Students can either build a fairgound ride or a robot which they then programme. To book or for more information get… read more

Free Workshops for Primary Schools in South Wales

STEMworks are pleased to offer LEGO or K’nex computer control workshops fully funded by the Welsh Assembly Government for schools in South Wales. The workshops are for year 6 and last a full day. Students can either build a fairgound ride or a robot which they then programme.  To book or for more information get… read more

Want a free workshop for your secondary school?

STEMworks are in the lucky position to provide schools with a limited number of free, fully funded primary (year 6) and secondary (year 9) workshops. Contact us for more details. Restrictions apply.

Grants for British Science Week in Schools

The British Science Association grant scheme is now open and is available to schools who wish to run activities for British Science Week 2016.  The closing date is the 23rd of November and grants up to £700 are available.  Why not use the grant to run STEMworks workshops?  More details can be found here