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Inventor & Maker of the Week

Inspire & Educate Your Pupils

Every week during term time we feature a brand new Inventor and Maker STEM Hero to explore with your class.

Sign up by clicking on the big yellow button below to receive weekly emails including a free resource to show on the board or print out for your class.

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Three Ways to Bring More STEM into Your School

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STEM Workshops

For EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Inspire pupils with expert-led, hands-on activities that teach challenging STEM concepts. We run workshops both in-person at your school, and online.

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After-School Clubs

For EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Enrich your after-school offering with an engineering club you can easily set up and run yourself (and make money for your school too!).

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Staff CPD

For EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Raise the profile of STEM across your school by up-skilling staff so they can use simple STEM and engineering ideas in their own lessons.

Schools & Nurseries We've Worked With

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Holly Spring Primary
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We always put children first

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  • All of our class leaders are qualified and experienced teachers.
     

  • Our leaders always have an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check and pediatric first aid training.
     

  • All classes are fully insured and a risk assessment is carried out prior to each in-person session.

21st September - Isaac Newton
Inventor of the cat flat (and some other stuff!)

13th September - Roald Dahl
Author and lesser known medical inventor

7th September - Hugh Dowding
Designer of WWII Air Defence System

10th October - Ada Lovelace
The first computer programmer

5th October - Katherine Johnson
Mathematician behind the moon landings

28th September - John Lee Love
Inventor of portable pencil sharpener

21st September - Isaac Newton
Inventor of the cat flat (and some other stuff!)

13th September - Roald Dahl
Author and lesser known medical inventor

7th September - Hugh Dowding
Designer of WWII Air Defence System

19th October - Alan Emtage
Inventor of the Search Engine

2nd November - Li Tian
Inventor of Fireworks

9th November - Marie Curie
Inventor of Portable X-Ray

23rd November - Charles Goodyear
Rubber Football

16th November - Dr Doulaye Kone - Reinventor of Toilet

TBD - Dean Kamen - Inventor of the iBot

30th November - John McFall - First Disabled Astronaut

7th December - Marie Van Brittan Brown - Inventor of Home Security Systems

14th December - Thomas Edison - Inventor of Strings of Lights

4th January - Louis Braille - Inventor of Braille writing

11th January - Joseph Strauss - Chief Engineer of Golden Gate Bridge

18th January - Margaret Hamilton - Software Developer behind moon landings

25th January - Ole Kirk Christiansen - Carpenter and Founder of Lego

1st February - Pietro & Michele Ferrero - Inventors of Nutella

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