STEMPOINT East grant – successful proposals announced!
The STEMPOINT East grant fund was set up in 2021 to enable schools, colleges and youth groups to get some extra funding (up to £500) to run special STEM-related projects this academic year. We are delighted to announce that the successful groups were:
Attleborough Academy, Norfolk – Bronze Awards for Years 8 & 9 students on a special STEM project
Field of Joy Home Educated Group, Norfolk – funding for an outdoor learning study space to do STEM activities
Wootton Upper School, Bedfordshire – Mars rover kits for a Space project
Fairlands Primary School, Hertfordshire – STEM Lego Club to support language and communication
First Attleborough Scouts, Norfolk – STEM day with equipment including hydraulic construction kits
Highfield Ely Academy, Cambs – STEM computer lunch club for SEN pupils
Sir Bobby Robson School, Suffolk – School kitchen and wildlife garden materials
Martin Bacon Academy, Cambs – kits to encourage engineering skills and support enterprise club
King’s Langley School, Herts – equipment to support a Lego STEM club
The Vale Academy, Beds – Environmental community project
All the projects will use STEM Ambassadors to support their activities and provide role models for the pupils.
Look out for further communications about these projects. We will be launching the next round of funding later in the year.