STEM Excellence 2018

St Oliver’s National School LH

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 aim to complete lots of Science activities this year!

There are several steps that we have to complete 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. 

  • Living things
  • Energy and forces
  • Materials
  • Environmental awareness and care
  • Invite a science speaker to your school

Step 2 Technology (ICT)

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

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 Show and Tell

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