STEM volunteers in your school

Our volunteers are professionals from a wide range of STEM businesses across the area, including engineers, astrophysicists, geologists, biological scientists and chemists who volunteer to work with local school students. They can bring expertise and real life experience into your classroom to inspire your students to become the next generation of STEM professionals.

Volunteers in Primary Schools

At primary level our emphasis is about engaging children with science and technology by making these subjects fun and interactive. Volunteers can help with:

  • workshops in schools
  • after school clubs
  • code clubs
  • competition judging
  • science fairs and events

STEM volunteers in Secondary Schools

At secondary level our STEM volunteers can encourage young people to engage with businesses to learn more about careers in science and technology at a local level. Volunteers can help with:

  • careers events
  • in-school workshops
  • work experience
  • STEM clubs
  • competition judging
  • CREST assessment
  • science fairs and events

STEM Resources

These are some downloadable resources you might find helpful including a list of useful websites where there are literally hundreds of resources for all types of activity. We will be adding to this list but if there is something you’d like us to add, please let me know.

Useful Websites

What’s My Line

Crest Award Judging Guide

Crest Assessment Grid

Risk Assessment Template 2017

Risk Assessment Guidelines

If you are STEM professional and would like to volunteer with us, visit our volunteer page on the Oxford Trust website.

We have regular meet ups where you can meet other volunteers and teachers to discuss ways of working together. These are informal events for showcasing resources, sharing ideas and meeting people. Our next meetup will be on 22 March at the Altera in High Wycombe. We’ll be looking at computing resources and activities for schools. The session will run between 17.00 and 19.00; refreshments and parking provided. booking through Eventbrite

For more information contact [email protected] 01865 810014

Volunteer Opportunities

See our Volunteer Opportunities below

Volunteer Opportunities (Secondary)

  • Big Bang Near Me
    Big Bang
    Big Bang Near Me is a programme of UK-wide events led by EngineeringUK that get students excited about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). They include science shows, hands-on exhibits,...
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