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Gamewagon delivers free STEM based workshops to schools

Your Life is offering free workshops to schools across the south-east to help students to discover that Maths and Physics A Levels have real world applications.

These STEM workshops can boost confidence and transform attitudes to STEM A Levels by offering fun, achievable, problem-solving tasks that demonstrate these subjects are not ‘too-hard’.

The STEM workshops are designed and executed by education specialists Gamewagon to address the barriers to STEM uptake at A Level. They offer hands-on experience showing students that STEM careers actually are for ‘people like them’.

Resource-light for schools the process managed for you from start to finish! All you need to do is choose which workshop you would like and contact us to arrange a date.

Who are the workshops aimed at?

Years 9, 10 & 11. Students with ability to study Maths and Physics at A Level but perhaps not the aspiration. Students with predicted grades A*-B in Maths and Science.

Two sessions for twelve students per day: 9.30-11.30 am and 1.00-3.00 pm

 Choose from three different sessions from these STEM workshops

  • Challenge yourself to a career in film production: Team challenge to determine what weight of camera can be carried on a drone to create the perfect aerial shot. Investigating drone navigation, payload and choreography.
  • Challenge yourself to a career in games design: Team challenge to create a new video game concept incorporating coding, design, marketing and product development. Investigating game dynamics in real life and translating it into code.
  • Challenge yourself to a career in space exploration: Mission control themed space challenge focused on the navigation of miniature robots. Teams create an algorithm to navigate a robot around an obstacle course on Mars.

Click here for information on curriculum links and requirements.

How do I book?

Please email the Your Life team info@yourlife.org.uk