Below are some of the exciting extra-curricular activities on offer at STEM Academy Tech City:
- Activities programme
STEM Academy’s Activity Programme will be based around excursions and outings that augment and expand subject tuition, raising students’ cultural and scientific awareness as well as enhancing their knowledge and understanding of their city and country.
Typical destinations for these outings might include:
- Royal Greenwich Observatory
- National History Museum
- Science Museum
- National STEM Centre
- European Space Education Resource Centre
- National Gallery
- Museum of London
- Horniman Museum and Gardens
- Tate Modern
- Imperial War Museum
- Tower of London, London Transport Museum and
- The Globe Theatre amongst others.
STEM Academy will also organise leisurely excursions, such as ten-pin bowling, ice-skating, Madame Tussauds, go-karting etc.
- Clubs and Societies
STEM Academy will facilitate a number of clubs each year with themes varying according to demand.
The initial clubs we expect to offer include:
- music club
- debate society
- dance and drama
- chess club
- cinema and theatre
- book club
- inventor’s club
- fashion and design
- gaming club.
Subject to demand and funding/resources STEM will try to meet demand from students for additional/alternative clubs and societies.
STEM Academy will host a number of events for students each year including:
- Charity Events
- Christmas Party
- Summer Ball
- Award Ceremonies
- Cultural events
- Parent day.
- Volunteering and fund-raising
STEM Academy will promote and coordinate pupil volunteering and fundraising activities, both independently by students and in partnership with local organisations and initiatives.
These voluntary activities will form an integral part of the extra-curricular timetable of many STEM students, and will contribute to the achievement of the AQA Baccalaureate for the students taking part in this option.
- Sports and fitness
STEM Academy will coordinate a number of sporting teams and activities and will also offer fitness classes (e.g. Martial Arts) at the Academy or partner premises.
- Speakers for Schools
STEM Academy has registered interest in the Speakers for Schools programme.
Speakers for Schools, offers enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and authoritative speakers to schools that are leaders in their fields of expertise.