Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
A series of workshops designed to expand your students' knowledge and understanding of STEM. They are great opportunities to get a new voice in front of the class or STEM club, to explore some of the wider sciences and to have some fun! at Aimhigher West Midlands

University Event


STEM Workshops

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

A series of workshops designed to expand your students' knowledge and understanding of STEM. They are great opportunities to get a new voice in front of the class or STEM club, to explore some of the wider sciences and to have some fun!

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

To check your school qualifies click here, find your school by name and then search for this event.
If this event is not listed, then your school is not eligible for this event.

Full Event Details:

See below for examples of workshops on offer, or get in touch if there is something specific you would like to see:

• Geology Rocks: An opportunity to learn about the world of Geology (study of rocks) from a graduate and take part in an activity to develop students understanding of Mining.
• Interconnected STEM: This workshop explores how different sciences utilise the same ideas and how we can test these theories in our day to day lives.
• STEM Storytelling: A workshop designed to test students STEM knowledge, as well as their English skills. Students will be required to concoct a fascinating story about inspirational STEM figures from the West Midlands.

Can be offered in-school, selected workshops can be delivered virtually, get in touch to enquire.

Year Group(s):
9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Gatsby Benchmarks:
3, 4, 8

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
(As 3.1) Feel motivated and confident to succeed in school
(At 3.1) Recognise the importance of succeeding at school
(Ap 3.1) Recognise that HE is complex and competitive, offering learners great choice and requiring active and informed decision-making
(As 4.1) Feel motivated and confident to progress to post 16 option
(Aw 4.1) Recognise how post 16 choices impact on future progression
(Aw 4.2) Understand the necessity of HE for progression to certai
(At 4.2) Develop the commitment and study skills to perform well
(Ap 4.1) Recognising the various entry requirements and routes to HE
(Ac 4.2) Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
30 (50% or no less than the school's % of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Lunch Provided:
N/A

Transport Provided:
N/A

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: https://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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