Are you looking to enhance your students understanding of STEM subjects? SATRO offers a range of energised, interactive activities designed to engage with curious minds from Primary to Post 16. We aim to encourage individuals to explore and apply their interest and skills in STEM subjects and to better understand their application in the world of work.
For schools we provide a means to bring curriculum learning to life. As part of our activities, we also bring industry experts into the classroom as volunteers, helping support teachers in demonstrating a context to STEM education and to inspire future talent.
SATRO offers workshops for whole year groups, individual classes and timetabled sessions to different groups across a half or full school day. What SATRO offers is accessible to all students and we pride ourselves in working to meet the needs of individual schools and their student cohorts of all abilities.
Teams of three students use kNex to construct five different types of bridges and understand engineering concepts.
Energy Saving Challenge
A six month long competition to save electricity in school and lower carbon emissions.
Mission To Mars
Pupils will work in pairs, one class at a time, to program robots using BBCmicrobits, a computer and inventblocks engineer kit.
We offer a range of full and half day workshops on a variety of subjects within the Primary Science Curriculum.
An opportunity for pupils to learn about Sustainability, assess our impact and understand how to become more environmentally friendly.
Students work in pairs/threes to solve different maths puzzles that challenge them to use mathematical reasoning, number facility, deductive reasoning, reading comprehension and critical thinking - all while having fun and working in a team.
A half day workshop around developing a product using sustainable materials.
Delivered by an experienced geologist, the workshop will include practical discussions on what fossils are and how they form and much more!
Programming & Robotics
Pupils will work in pairs, one class at a time, to design, engineer and program robots using LEGO bricks, a computer, a motor and other special elements.
Delivered by a professional geologist who brings enough samples for all of the pupils to examine. This activity looks at the formation of the Earth, the rocks and minerals within it and how to go about identifying them.
A World of Energy
A fast-paced unique learning opportunity, that brings the reality of sustainable energy usage and educational goals together.
A team activity that combines learning about four key environmental issues and finding solutions within a business context. This challenge gives teams the opportunity to be creative and entrepreneurial.
Enterprise and Business Game
Teams of students run a manufacturing business for the day, taking on the roles of CEO, Head of Marketing, Accountant etc.
Sports Arena Challenge
Student teams design and model Sports Arenas to house multiple sports at a major sports event. The project cost is estimated and plans for sustainable usage after the Games are made.
Problem Solving Challenge
Teams of six students in Key Stage groups take on an unseen problem solving challenge testing their STEM and work skills. We hold area heats to compete for a space at the Grand Final.
January 19th 2022: an opportunity to meet employees from the world of STEM employment and to learn more about pathways, job roles, skills and to try some hands-on activities.
Careers Speed Networking
This activity involves business volunteers working with small teams of KS4 and KS5 students to enable them to learn about the world of work.
SATRO Research Work Placements
Year 12 Students undertake a STEM based research project, working within an employer or academic research environment. The placement runs for up to four weeks during the Summer, enabling students to work alongside qualified professionals and experts.