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STEM Learning

CaSTEM Logombridgeshire & Peterborough Science Learning Partnership, are one of the regional representatives of STEM Learning.

They provide science CPD and support for all phases of education (Early Years right through to FE) and all career stages (Early Career to Head of Science / Primary Subject Lead), as well as supporting technicians across our region.

On offer are network meetings, standalone courses, conferences and bespoke CPD, with a new programme of activities available every term. They are very conscious of the tight budget that all schools face and are pleased to be able to offer accessible and affordable subscription packages.

Along with their STEM network partners you can receive support with all things relating to science teaching and STEM careers.

Find out more here or please email to see how they can support you.


Teaching Primary Science: Human Spaceflight - FREE for All Schools/Colleges
Begin this course NOW! (Online - 8hrs)
Online, self-paced course
Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date. The context of human spaceflight provides an engaging way for learning STEM subjects. There are many topics in the primary science curriculum where you can use the theme of space to engage pupils.

Topics Covered:
Human spaceflight as a context for teaching: exercise and healthy eating; properties and uses of materials; light,
Cross curricular opportunities, including geography, literacy, maths,
Careers in STEM and in particular the space industry.

On top of the range of professional development we provide, STEM Learning has a wide range of teaching resources you can access, STEM industry volunteers to inspire your young people as well as lots of enrichment activities and events.

As your local curriculum hub for science, we also work closely with other curriculum hubs in order to provide wider support, whether that is through the Stimulating Physics Network, Computing Hubs or Maths Hubs to help add cross-curricular context to the learning.


Secondary and Post-16

Teaching Climate Change - FREE for All Schools/College
Begin this course NOW!
(Online 9hrs)
Online, self-paced course

Developed in partnership with ESERO Ireland and ESERO UK, this course introduces the topic of climate change and the work of the European Space Agency. In this course you’ll explore the difference between weather and climate, as well as how climate is affected by earth process and human factors.

You will have the opportunity to examine causes and effects of Climate Change, develop your confidence teaching climate change and plan to lead students through ESA’s Climate Detectives project.


Making STEM a focus for your careers strategy 
13 March 2024 (Online 2 hrs)

This professional development experience is designed to support Governors and leadership teams to understand the contribution that STEM career learning bring to a school careers strategy.


Supporting Students with SEND in STEM subjects

  • 29 February 2024 16:00-17:00

Students with SEND may need additional help and support in the classroom. Consider some of the teaching strategies and approaches for students with special educational needs and disability, the underpinning of these principles and the role of specialist knowledge in teaching these pupils. You will then also consider how these approaches can be supported through your teaching of STEM.