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:
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:
Year 11 Arkwright Scholarships:
If you are one of the year 11 students interested in applying for a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship then the first meeting is at 1245 in DT5 on Friday 13th October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know you're coming or if you have any questions. See you there.
Year 9 STEM Morning:
Year 9 look out for the official launch of the "Energy Quest" STEM morning for year 9. Collect a ticket and return it to DT5 to secure one of the 60 places.
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.
STEM Pathways News
- STEM - Energy Quest Challenge was an interesting and fun morning for year 9.
STEM experts visited year 9 students to get them thinking (& making), off timetable for a morning (08/11/2017)
- Year 9 Energy Quest STEM Morning
On Tuesday 7th November 60 year 9 students will have a hands on STEM Morning (03/11/2017)
- Big Bang STEM Competition for year 8 & 9 starts this Wednesday
If you're in year 8 or 9 with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths check it out (18/09/2017)
- STEM Big Bang Fair Near Me Trip
Year 9 and 10 students visit the regional exhibition and workshops for a great STEM experience (04/07/2017)
- Big Bang "Near Me" - Thursday 29th June 2017
Fantastic STEM trip to an exhibition & workshops for any year 9s & 10s who are interested in STEM. (14/06/2017)