STEM Excellence 2017

St Oliver’s National School LH009

Pupils in St. Oliver’s N.S. are hoping to achieve the Science and Maths Excellence Award again this year. We are aiming for a Plaque of STEM Excellence so we completed lots of Science activities this year!

There are several steps that we have completed with the aim of attaining this award again:

Step 1 Science

Provide evidence of the children engaging in hands-on science investigations in school:

6 hands-on science investigations, with at least one from each of the four strands. These can be from any of the four strands:

Step 2 Technology (ICT)

Provide evidence of how the children used technology as part of their school work.

2 or more examples of the children using ICT

Step 3 Engineering

Provide evidence of how children investigated engineering in class or in the local area.

2 or more examples of the children investigating engineering in class or in the local area

Step 4 Maths

Provide evidence of how the children used their maths skills.

2 or more examples of the children using their maths skills as part of their science work

Step 5 Stem Showcase

Provide evidence that the children have presented and explained their STEM work to others (beyond their own class)