School Workshops - Learn By Design
With over 20 years experience delivering educational programmes and workshops into schools, colleges and educational setting, Learn by Design uses creative and inspirational techniques to motivate and inspire young people in STEM careers. Working both commercially and on behalf of business programmes, we cover a wealth of learning opportunities including The Big Bang Science Fair and Tomorrow's Engineers. We aim to raise the aspirations of young people and enable them to explore careers they may never have deemed possible.
FREE EnergyQuest WORKSHOPS
Current School Trip Offer
Energy Quest is a free, two-part schools programme bringing a spark to STEM learning for students aged 11-14.
Start your students on their engineering journey today…
Part 1: A facilitated hands-on Energiser workshop at your school.
Part 2: The Bright Ideas Challenge, a team competition of innovative future thinking.
Why book Learn By Design for educational workshops into your school?
Our STEM Workshops are packed full of interactive and engaging skill building elements that use specialist equipment such as Qwizdom wireless remotes, Robots and attachments and Batak Reaction boards. Practical sessions exploring the principles of Physics, Circuit building, Wind Turbine technology and Robotic challenges our workshops will enhance existing learning within the school setting, whilst producing learning outcomes such as decision making, teamwork, presentation skills, creative thinking and deepening STEM understanding.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Our workshops link to key maths concepts in order to enhance learning and life skills. Recording meter readings, testing equipment to measure output levels and adjusting designs in order to improve results, are challenges within all our workshops.
Maths principles are embedded within all our workshops where possible. To encourage learners to relate their school learning to the real world of work and the careers that exist within industry and jobs.
Curriculum topics available: Mechanics and engineering, Electronics.
Incorporating core design principles and the innovation that exists around us - the Design and Deliver workshops we offer encourage presenting a unique twist on existing design ideas or creating and presenting a brand new innovative design.
Our motivation workshops workshops include using cutting edge sports testing equipment that pupils use to understand the core principles of setting SMART Targets as well as using mental preparation and skill building acquisition.
Through our Physics of Flight workshop a range of forces are explored and challenges are set to design brief specifications. Creations are then put to the test on a zip wire structure.
What activities are available during group visits?
Practical Physics - Circuit Building - Wind Turbines - Robotics - STEMployment Careers - Bridge Building - Science of Sport. Workshops can be delivered as one full interactive experience or delivered separately according to school timetable.
What size groups do you cater for?
From whole year groups, classroom groups or school event support, Learn by Design can provide bespoke learning experiences to suit your requirements.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
The STEM Workshop is delivered on school site.
Is there first aid on site?
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
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Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
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Where possible we offer bespoke workshops for schools requiring enhanced learning in specific subject areas. Please ask about our adaptations as these can be tailored to your school needs.
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