STEM Challenge

Partner: STEM Challenge
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Academic

Year 6 students from local primary schools take part in a STEM challenge activity. 

Aims of the project

To engage with local community and offer the opportunity to work with other schools. Every student to have a positive experience and to be appropriately challenged academically. 

Background and goals

Science department indentified need to engage with wider community. 

Resources

  • 4/5 teaching staff from Taunton School. 
  • Marketing team member to organise logistics with schools, set up marketing material and photograph on the day. 
  • One to two members of staff from each school.
  • STEM resources (lego and tech equipment) 
  • Marketing materials in goody bag for each school. 
  • Prizes (chocolate)

Impact

Follow up correspondance to all school contacts post-event. 

Pupil involvement

Year 6s from local schools (age 10/11)

Frequency and duration

9.00 - 2.30 pm. Will take place annually.