school trip stem ideas

STEM School Trips are educational experiences in which four specific disciplines are studied. These are science, technology, engineering and mathematics. By teaching these academic subjects using an interdisciplinary approach, students will have the chance to explore subject-matter that is not only engaging but can also be applied to the real world.

Here at UK School Trips, we recognize STEM as an important area of the curriculum and therefore, we have ensured that we only provide the best School Trips on offer when it comes to this subject. Whether you’re considering an engaging STEM workshop, or perhaps an adventurous day trip, we promise to deliver whatever it is you’re looking for.

What is particularly great about STEM School Trips is that it’s not just one area of the curriculum that is studied. This allows students to excel in the topic that most interests them. Whether you have students who do well in science or maybe prefer technology, all pupils will be given the chance to shine and further their abilities. Not only will this be beneficial to their learning, but will also have positive impacts on confidence and self-esteem.

So if you’re looking for a STEM school trip experience, look no further! Our School Trip venues are guaranteed to be enjoyed by all, even the teaching staff, making you want to return year after year.

STEM School Trip Ideas

iFLY Indoor Skydiving STEM Workshop Basingstoke

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iFLY offers exciting Indoor Skydiving school trips for students of all ages and abilities. While the primary aim is for students to enjoy themselves, there is also an academic element, in which students can discover the science behind these facilities.

Techniquest Science Discovery Centre Cardiff

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Techniquest provides a unique experience in supporting teachers in their teaching of numeracy and literacy and digital competence through a broad and dynamic science and maths programme in its Centre in Cardiff Bay, and through Outreach at your school.

We The Curious Science Centre

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At-Bristol is a thriving, hands-on science centre and an educational charity with a mission to make science accessible to all.

Anglesey Sea Zoo and Marine Resource Centre Wales

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Anglesey Sea Zoo and Marine Resource Centre Wales provides fun educational school trips, where students can immerse themselves into interactive guided tours about seashore safaris, native marine habitats, lobster hatchery's and seahorse nursery's.

The Postal Museum London

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A visit to The Postal Museum supports learning across the curriculum for all key stages, from EYFS, key stages 1 – 5 and SEN groups.

Chessington World of Adventures Resort Surrey

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The Education Programme offers maximum educational value through unique & stimulating learning experiences, from hands-on workshops in our Education Centre covering topics from habitats & conservation to forces & DT, We have a wide range to fit your needs

The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

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At the National Sea Life Centre, students can discover more about marine life and a range of scientific topics. Classes will have the opportunity to explore over 2000 creatures, watch various feeding demonstrations and even use the interactive Rockpool.

The Deep Aquarium Humberside

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Hulls award winning aquarium, The Deep is home to over 5000 animals including critically endangered green sawfish (the only pair in the UK), sharks, rays and turtles. Not forgetting an array of invertebrates and a colony of Gentoo penguins!

Green’s Windmill and Science Centre Nottingham

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Here at Green’s Windmill and Science Centre, students can discover the famous story of George Green and explore the science behind what allows a windmill to turn grain into flour. This is an immersive experience that will be enjoyed by all!

Twycross Zoo

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Here at Twycross Zoo, your students will have the opportunity to explore over 500 animal species, each with their own immersive state-of-the-art enclosures. Pupils will be able to discover the animal world while also learning all about conservation.

Blue Planet Aquarium Cheshire

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Blue Planet Aquarium offers scientifically engaging school trips, where students can discover one of Europe’s largest collection of sharks and marine life.

The Silverstone Experience East Midlands

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The Silverstone Experience provides students with the opportunity to explore the home of British Motor Racing, learning about the engineering and technology involved and also discovering the retired circuit.

Science Zone Bournemouth

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The Science Zone offers interactive educational experiences, where students can explore life-sized dinosaurs and the Solar System. The variety of activities that are available ensures that all students will remain engaged and interested.

National Army Museum London

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The National Army Museum London hold various school workshops for all ages, with a wide selection of interactive, curriculum-linked sessions taught by National Army Museum staff.

The View from The Shard London Educational Trip

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Being one of the tallest buildings in Western Europe, The Shard boasts some of the best views of London and provides teachers with the perfect environment to bring more excitement to their subjects.

Jaguar Land Rover Solihull

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The Bmet Jaguar Land Rover Education Business Partnership Centre's (EBPC) provide educational visits for schools, colleges and universities. It is available and indeed used by establishments across the UK and Europe.

Wight Karting Isle of Wight

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Wight Karting provides fun and adrenaline fuelled entertainment, where students can take part in adventurous go-karting activities on the beautiful Isle of Wight.

iFLY Indoor Skydiving STEM Workshop Milton Keynes

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iFLY Indoor Skydiving provides the ultimate school trip experience! Students will not only learn about the science behind human flight but also get to experience it first-hand in an out-of-this-world activity.

Rail Story at Ingrow West Yorkshire

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Rail Story at Ingrow is a great place to explore themes like science, history and literature in a unique and historic industrial setting.

Fab Science Workshops East of England/London

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If you're looking for a scientific workshop that will not only engage your students but also inspire them, then look no further. Fab Science provides quality hands-on workshops, where your students will experience science in a way they never have before!

WiseUp Team Building Nationwide School Workshops

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WiseUp Team Building provides enjoyable yet educational workshops, in which students will enjoy a whole day of fun challenges and tasks. After taking part, students will display an improvement in their communication skills and ability to co-operate.

SEA LIFE Brighton

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With over 3500 creatures, an interactive rock-pool and various feeding demonstrations, SEA LIFE Brighton provides interactive and stimulating school trips, where students can immerse themselves into the mysterious world of marine life.

Legoland Discovery Centre Birmingham

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Legoland Discovery Centre provides students with the opportunity to use Lego as an educational tool. There are various activities that will test a number of different skills, such as building workshops and exploring architecture through the use of Lego.

Imperial War Museum Duxford

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Here at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, students can climb aboard historic aircrafts as well as visit the very rooms where Duxford’s Battle of Britain took place. This really is a historical School Trip like no other.

Sea Life Manchester

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With over 5000 sea creatures and a wide array of interactive experiences, Manchester's Sea Life Centre offers the perfect school trip venue for students interested in animal welfare or the environment.

London Stadium Tours (Former Olympic Stadium)

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The former Olympic Stadium in London that inspired world class athletes is now transformed into a fantastic multi-use venue.
Pupils can tour the home team's changing room; the dugout; race on the indoor running track; and much more!

SEA LIFE London

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SEA LIFE London allows students to experience marine life in a way like no other. Students can discover underwater habitats, animal adaptations and types of sea life that they may have never seen before!

National Motorcycle Museum West Midlands

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The world’s only venue demonstrating UK’s proud history of Motorcycle manufacture, with the largest collection of British Motorcycles displayed in 5 Halls. The development from the earliest pioneer machines to the latest superbikes.

JCA Adventure Condover Hall Shrewsbury

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Condover Hall provides residential school trips in a beautiful Elizabethan manor house set in the picturesque countryside. The centre is surrounded by beautiful gardens and rolling countryside, giving a stunning environment for school groups to enjoy.

Lower Grange Farm Adventurous Activity Centre Kent

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Here at Lower Grange Farm, your students will have the chance to enjoy a one-of-a-kind school trip experience, where classroom studies and fun activities are combined to create a unforgettable day, that will be appreciated by all.

Bore Place Kent

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Bore Place offers the ideal location and excellent facilities that are needed for an outdoor school trip. Students have the chance to explore farming and wildlife, furthering their knowledge on the environment and the countryside.

Glasgow Science Centre

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Extensive education programme, aligned with the Curriculum for Excellence, that offers presenter-led learning activities for a range of STEM topics & education levels. Visits include access to over 350 exhibits & a huge choice of interactive experiences.

iFLY Indoor Skydiving STEM Workshop Manchester

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Here at iFLY Indoor Skydiving, students can discover the science behind this extraordinary experience. They will explore the basics behind flight and wind resistance, before getting to try out the free-fall conditions for themselves!

MINI Plant Oxford Factory Tours

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Come and see how it’s made! Experience the state-of-the-art manufacturing operation behind the MINI. Over a period of two hours, our guests will be taken behind the scenes to see how we build 1000 cars a day for our customers all over the world.

Thorpe Park Resort near London

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THORPE PARK Resort located near London, is the ultimate home for thrill seeking students aged 10 yrs old though to university. With an award winning education programme offering in STEM & Business subjects and over 30 rides and attraction to choose from.

Middleport Pottery Educational Visits Stoke on Trent

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Middleport Pottery is the last remaining working Victorian pottery in the country. Here, students have the opportunity to walk inside the sole surviving bottle kiln and explore our original steam engine in motion.

Chatsworth Derbyshire

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Chatsworth offers artistic and engaging school trips, where students can explore their beautiful outdoor surroundings and develop their technical and creative skills.

Explorer Dome Hands-On Science Shows

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Explorer Dome brings science to life with engaging workshops that cover aspects of physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science. These workshops are specifically designed to enhance scientific learning and increase interest in these subjects!

British Motor Museum Warwickshire West Midlands

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The British Motor Museum is great for students of all ages. Our amazing collection tells the story of people, products and places linked to Britain’s motor industry & can help support studies across many areas of the National Curriculum.

The MAD (Mechanical Art & Design) Museum Warwickshire

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The MAD Museum is based in the center of Stratford upon Avon, this attraction displays interactive pieces of mechanical art. “MAD” stands for Mechanical Art and Design.

Hampstead Heath Schools Programme London

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Hampstead Heath Schools Programme offers exciting school trips, where students have the chance to discover a natural environment and various different organisms, while still remaining in London.

Middleport Pottery Educational tour Visits Stoke on Trent

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Middleport Pottery provides an immersive educational experience for all ages and abilities, where students can discover the processes that revolutionized pottery production and how this impacted other aspects of society.

Bristol Aquarium

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Here at Bristol Aquarium, students have the opportunity to embark on an underwater adventure, where they can discover thousands of aquatic creatures as well as numerous exotic plants and tree species.

South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre Chichester

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The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre was established to provide a facility where people of all ages could learn about science in a very visual and exciting way.

Skegness Aquarium

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Skegness Aquarium offers fun and educational School Trips for all, where students can enjoy engaging wet lab sessions, exciting diver presentations and even take part in a one-of-a-kind shark diving experience!

Science Museum London

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A trip to the Science Museum will provide a rich context for learning about the science that shapes our lives. We'll help you put together an engaging itinerary to support your teaching and inspire pupils' curiosity and skills across a range of subjects.

Woodlands Adventure & Outdoor Learning West Midlands

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Provides an outdoor education experience to groups who are primarily disadvantaged in some way or shape. A traditional Outdoor Centre set in a rural  location, portraying the natural woodland feel of the 36-acre area within which the Centre is situated.

Leeson House Field Studies Centre Dorset

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An ideal venue for Primary to A Level field study trips; a secluded, comfortable manor house on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, close to many classic geography, geology & biology fieldwork sites, set within 7 acres of inspiring & diverse grounds.

Beaulieu National Motor Museum Hampshire

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From the 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey to revolutionary motoring breakthroughs at the National Motor Museum, the attraction offers a wide range of opportunities for educational groups.

Imperial War Museum London

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The IWM London provides students with an historical experience that cannot be found anywhere else. From exploring the causes of war to understanding the impact conflict has had on individual lives, this museum will offer students a unique insight.

Airbus Foundation Discovery Space Hertfordshire

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Airbus Foundation Discovery Space education programme is linked to key stage 2 & 3 of the curriculum, designed and delivered by North Hertfordshire College and tailored to your group’s needs. with 3 state of the art discovery zones for school groups.

Sewerby Hall & Gardens Yorkshire

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You can experience many things on your educational school trip such as a tours,workshops in the country house, stroll through the extensive gardens or even the visit the Zoo with your school trip or educational visit.

Imagination Lab London

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At the Imagination Lab London, students have the opportunity to explore new ideas, invent new products and build new skills for the future through events, workshops and skills camps.

Lower Grange Farm Adventurous Activity Residential Centre Kent

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Lower Grange Farm provides adventurous residential school trips, where your students will be given the opportunity to improve their team building and problem solving abilities by taking part in activities, such as orienteering and fencing.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway Cornwall

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Welcome to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on Cornwall’s only full size railway still operated by steam locomotives. A great fun educational experience.

Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre Wolverhampton

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The Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre offers engaging school trips in which students can take part in practical activities and experience a more hands-on approach when it comes to learning.

Slime Planet Science Workshops London

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If you're looking for a unique, scientific school trip experience, then look no further! Slime Planet provides stimulating scientific workshops, where students can discover the science behind slime and have the chance to create their own!

The Code Show

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The Code Show brings a historical computing roadshow straight into your classroom! This workshop is perfect for any classes studying technology or the history of it.

Imperial War Museum North

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If you're searching for an immersive School Trip experience, look no further. IWM North has a variety of historically engaging exhibitions, which will further your students' knowledge & understanding of past conflicts, from First World War to the present.

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium Hampshire

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Winchester Science Centre is offering schools a brand new all-inclusive experience guaranteed to spark curiosity and ignite passion and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Liverpool British Music Experience

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British Music Experience in Liverpool, students can immerse themselves into a museum of musical history and knowledge. On this musical school trip, students can discover legendary music memorabilia and get their hands on top quality musical instruments.

Natural History Museum South Kensington London

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The Natural History Museum provides exceptional School Trip experiences. Here, students can explore all areas of the curriculum in a unique yet engaging environment and with the help of the highly qualified team of staff.

Yorkshire Air Museum

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Join us for a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum where our guides will bring to life over 150 years of aviation history and a rich wartime past.

Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester

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Offering hands-on learning across the curriculum, discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun!

Science & Dinosaur Digital Mobile Dome Nationwide

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Science Dome offers a variety of shows for all age groups, including the Moon landings, a trip through the Solar System, Rocks and Soils, and Dinosaurs.
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