|Full or Half Day||Full or Half|
|Year group||Years 5-6|
|Suitable for family days||Yes|
|Suitable for Aspire Evenings (2 hour)||Yes|
Following introductory sessions to introduce engineering, team building and creativity, students will carry out “design and make” activities. The primary STEM day is made up of 4 challenges selected from the list below to be completed by a team of ‘STEM detectives’ taking in a range of subjects including design technology, maths and science as well as key skills such as teamwork and creativity.
Topics covered include:
Teamwork, Logic, Contextualised Problem Solving, Speaking and Listening, Accurate design, budgeting, using tools to cut and form materials, Comparing design and practicality, following a brief, measuring accurately, creativity and innovation, Applying specific subject knowledge to a practical task, comparing materials for their suitability for a given task, following a design, test, evaluate cycle.
Curriculum areas covered:
Mathematics (KS2) Science (KS2) English (KS2) Design and Technology (KS2)