Hands On Science for Schools

We are the UK’s leading provider of hands on science workshops. Our mission is to inspire children and young people about science and STEM subjects.

This is why we have the best and biggest choice of Primary Workshops and Secondary STEM Challenges in the UK.

We also support teachers with INSET days for Primary and SEN schools.

Primary workshops

Our 100 fully risk assessed primary science workshops cover both Science Curriculum and Enrichment topics.

Every experiment is packed with hands on science. There’s plenty of fun and wow too!

Find out more about our Primary Science workshops here or go straight to our  search engine to find a workshop.


Do you want to start a Science Club or run your own Science Activities In-School? If so, we can help. You can get started quickly by ordering from our catalogue of 75 tried and tested STEMBOX workshops.

Find out more about STEMBOXES.

KS3-KS4 STEM Challenges

Getting KS3 and KS4 pupils engaged with STEM subjects is about giving them real world, team based challenges.

Our Challenges really inspire young people – and we add in fun and a competitive element to every event.

FInd  out more here about our Challenge days or go straight to our KS3-4 Challenges catalogue.


We work with Primary and all age SEN schools, running fun and challenging workshops which engage and inspire their pupils. We also run INSET for SEN teachers.

Find out more here.

INSET for primary and sen

Our INSET days help teachers develop confidence in creating and delivering inspiring experiments. There’s lots of hands on experiments for teachers to explore and plenty of time for Q&A. We also provide free support to attendees after the event. INSET details are here.

Make an Enquiry or Book a day

We understand how busy teachers are. We make running a science day easy for you. If you’d like more information or want to make a booking, just drop us an email.

Prices and Timetables

Click through to get some ideas from example science day timetables and prices for schools.

What do they say about Hands on Science?

Teacher: ‘This is great! They are doing the fun bits of science that I don’t usually have time to do.”

KS3 Student: “Brilliant! It made me think and I had to work in a team”

Parent: “ Just thought I’d let you know that S must be enjoying her class! I asked her whether she’d enjoyed her science class yesterday and she asked “how many sleeps till the next one?

Why not have a look at our Testimonials and read our News?

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Search for workshops

Our new search engine makes it easy to find workshops by Curriculum or Enrichment topics. Read below on how to add them to a shortlist too.

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Build a shortlist by clicking on Add to Shortlist - found on every workshop page. Share your shortlist with colleagues or email it directly to us.

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"Engineering isn’t just about getting your hands dirty it’s about working as a team to solve problems, feeling good about what you design" Yr 8

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