Schools – KS2 Worcester STEM Challenge begins!

2018 is set to be the ‘Year of Engineering’ and we are excited to announce the launch of the Worcester City STEM Challenge. Learning about structures and mechanisms, and using their knowledge to solve a construction challenge has proved an engaging and exciting activity for many schoolchildren. Worcester City Council and Worcestershire LEP have recognised... read more

Exciting start to 2017/18

  STEMworks are thrilled to start the 2017/18 academic year. We have some fantastic workshops on offer to schools, many fully funded by businesses mindful of the need to nurture future STEM skills. We are happy to be continuing relationships with many companies such as EDF Energy, Horizon Nuclear, TT Electronics, GE Aviation and many more. ... read more

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

Junior Engineer Competition – Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford, 14th July 2017

Following in school workshops, winning teams from 19 local Primary schools came together at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) for the grand final on Friday 14th July 2017. The RAF Charitable Trust, working with Stemworks Ltd have put this exciting project together to engage and enthuse local young people about the opportunities available in... 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

STEMworks at the Cheltenham Science Festival

STEMworks are looking forward to working with Siemens again this year at the 2017 Cheltenham Science Festival.  In previous years we have run workshops that draw attention to Siemens’ role in the exploration of Mars and renewable energy.  This year our workshop focusses on the driverless cars.  As the Siemens website says: When Siemens installed the... read more

FESTOMANE Primary School Challenge 2018

It is time to book your Festomane Primary Challenge Workshop for 2017/18.  The year the main exhibition will fall on the 14th of February – Valentine’s Day.  That means our year 6 workshops will carry the theme “Fall in Love with Engineering”. Stroud’s Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing (FESTOMANE) has grown over the past 6 years... read more

GE K’nex Challenge Final – Results

Congratulations to all those who represented their schools at the GE sponsored K’nex Challenge Final 2017.  We hope that the project involving nearly 100 schools in Gloucestershire will help inspire the next generation of engineers in a county with a proud engineering history and (looking at the quality of these competitors) an exciting future.  Teams... read more

GE K’nex Challenge Final

We are excited about the 2017 GE K’nex Challenge final taking place tomorrow in Brockworth, Gloucestershire.  Approximately 100 schools have taken part designing and building solutions as part of the competition.  The top teams from each schools will compete against each other tomorrow, working as engineers to solve a new and thornier problem. Look at our website... read more

Digital competence framework

STEMworks are always keen to ensure their workshops are not only engaging, fun and stimulating but also help schools and teachers deliver the curriculum.   Many schools report this is difficult when resources are not available.  STEMworks have the expertise and materials to deliver workshops that help schools meet their curriculum commitments in an exciting... read more