What is STEM?

Toot Hill School is committed to providing opportunities, support and guidance to anyone with an interest in a future career is STEM related subjects.

These pages are here to provide information for anyone who is considering a STEM related career, who is already involved in a STEM activity or who just wants to find out a bit more about what STEM has to offer both within Toot Hill and beyond.

So what is STEM?

STEM stands for:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Maths

All these subjects have a lot in common and while we separate them on the school curriculum, they cannot be separated in the same way when it comes to the world of work, further study or careers guidance.

Therefore at Toot Hill we are committed to providing the opportunities and guidance required so that students who have an interest in STEM subjects are not just given the right advice, but have opportunities to enrich their education beyond the classroom and to enable them to stand out from the crowd when pursuing STEM pathways after they leave Toot Hill.

STEM initiatives and Opportunities

For details of all the STEM initiatives and opportunities see the other pages in the STEM menu of this website.

However for the latest news and events coming soon please see below:

STEM Noticeboard

Year 8-10 STEM Club have now begun the Shell "Bright Ideas Challenge" All places have now been taken and competition entrants should be sure to come every Wednesday 3:00-4:15 to work on their ideas.

Year 11 Arkwright Scholarship applicants should have completed their forms by now and must continue to attend a support session once a week eith on Wednesday after school or Friday lunchtime to ensure that their project is completed sufficintly to enter.

Year 7 see below:

Check back soon for updates and the latest STEM news. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact Mr Walters at the school.

Key Dates

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