SATRO offers a variable of activities, events, qualifications and mentoring to support the needs of a wide range of student types and learning abilities. As they start to discover and develop their strengths and employability skills, SATRO aims to encourage individuals to explore their interests, as they decide on and pursue their subject choices and consider career paths for the future.
For schools, we provide the means to bring curriculum learning to life. Through our breadth of interactive programmes and activities, we can also bring industry experts and employers into the classroom, helping support teachers in demonstrating a context to and importance of STEM education.
As an approved delivery partner for the Careers and Enterprise Company, we are also shaping our programmes to reflect the Gatsby Benchmarks, to assist schools in achieving these measures.
STEM Programmes, Mobiles and Mentoring:
Our STEM Programmes
Our portfolio of programmes support engagement with specific skills, challenge knowledge and encourage communication, creative thinking and teamwork, whilst promoting a greater understanding of the world of work.
- School Activities are delivered into your school at classroom level or for larger groups. They include STEM workshops, Business Games and today's scientific and environmental challenges.
- Cross-School Challenges bring teams together to solve problems related to STEM, Maths and Construction with real world applications. Each event is supported by volunteers from relevant professions and industry.
- Annual Events allow SATRO to offer students the opportunity to experience and engage with the latest innovations by bringing together industry, research and public services. SATRO also offers extended STEM and research work placements to gifted A Level in the Surrey area.
Mobile Construction Classroom
Our Mobile Construction Classrooms provide everything you need for students to achieve a BTEC Level 1 Construction Qualification.
A fleet of six vans and tutors travel across Surrey, Hampshire, London Boroughs, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Sussex to mainstream, PRU's and SEN schools. We bring all that is necessary to teach a practical hands-on qualification to a Level 1 standard, for two hours every week for up to 10 students subject to agreement.
We teach the Entry Level 3 and Level 1 Award (1 year) and Certificate (2 years) to the educational standards required by the Pearson qualification body.
Mentoring is a highly effective way of engaging with students and encouraging them to reach their full potential with the support of fully trained business volunteers.
For nearly 20 years, SATRO has been delivering face to face mentoring schemes in schools, supporting young people with life, education and work choices.
Our fully trained volunteer mentors help students to find their own solutions.
Please click below to see the impact we had in 2019.