STEM

Epsom College bids to become the world’s first school team to sail an autonomous boat 4,000 miles across the Atlantic

Epsom College is in a race to become the first team to sail an autonomous boat across the Atlantic. The global challenge, which has been running since 2010, features teams from Universities, Engineering Institutions and the US and French Naval Academies, but Epsom College stands alone as the only school …

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Winchester Science Centre launches the ultimate STEM school trip, with a pricing structure designed to build science capital for all

School children are invited to explore science and take a guided mission through space, as part of Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium’s new ultimate STEM experience for school visits. The new all-inclusive experience is designed to spark curiosity and ignite passion and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). …

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Book your school trip now to KidZania London’s 2018 STEM Fair!

Launching on Wednesday 20 to Friday 22 June, KidZania – the indoor city run by kids – will be hosting an action-packed STEM Fair, promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills and careers through curriculum-based activities to bring the school syllabus to life. Collaborating with STEM organisations and businesses including; …

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Royal visit focuses attention on attracting young people into STEM

The major skills shortage facing manufacturing and technology businesses would be relieved by attracting more women into STEM sectors, according to the female head of Birmingham’s Millennium Point – which majors on access to STEM education in the Midlands. Millennium Point hosted HRH Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle …

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East Anglian coding competition set to reduce skills gap and drive social mobility

FXP Festival, a STEM initiative based on a computer and mobile game design and development competition, is now open to entries from secondary schools and colleges across East Anglia. The initiative, which is linked to the computer science curriculum, uses computer games to increase interest and uptake of STEM subjects, …

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