For the Engineers, Scientists and Tech-Wizards of the future our STEM Workshops are a must!
“This is Rocket Science” is designed to enrich and accelerate academically advanced students in multiple cross-curricular areas, preparing them for scholarship while enriching and expanding them beyond the curriculum. The aim of this course is to inspire and nurture interest in STEM related subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) by teaching them in a fresh, inspiring and creative way through our practical and fun workshops. Our first year has been phenomenal and we have now expanded the course to cater for students from Year 5 – Year 13.
Attending our workshops will help students to develop a passion for Maths and Science related subjects as well as enhance their problem-solving skills. Through our workshops students see the practical application of the material they learn in school as they apply it with us in creative and exciting ways. Students will not only be more interested in Maths and Science but will also make significant progress in those subjects academically at school.
Skills developed include:
- Strong numerical ability
- Problem solving skills
- Working in a team
- Working under pressure successfully – timed challenges, game-show styled quizzes, practical problem solving
- Presentation skills/public speaking
We stretch students beyond the curriculum in a fun and challenging way. They are encouraged to think outside the box, nurture problem solving and embrace competition. Guest lectures from engineers and scientists in the industry also play a key role in our workshops. Bridge building, model rocketry, robotics and coding will form a major part of the practical projects undertaken. The skills developed on this course will not only be useful now but serve students well in the future when it comes to interviews at Oxford/Cambridge in STEM related fields including quantitative finance.
Currently workshops are held in Holidays Only.
Term time workshops resume in Summer Term 2019 on the weekend of April 27th.
They will be held on Saturdays at Pimlico Academy, SW1 and on Sundays at Baden Powell House, Queen’s Gate. Workshops will be delivered by the Course Director, Richard Blaine.
Students may select from the following slots on Saturday & Sunday during term time:
To book your place for Summer Term 2019, please fill in the form here and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively if you wish to book onto a Holiday Workshop, please fill in the form here and return it to email@example.com.
It is recommended that you book this in early to avoid disappointment!