What is STEM?
Toot Hill School is committed to providing opportunities, support and guidance to anyone with an interest in a future career is STEM related subjects.
These pages are here to provide information for anyone who is considering a STEM related career, who is already involved in a STEM activity or who just wants to find out a bit more about what STEM has to offer both within Toot Hill and beyond.
So what is STEM?
STEM stands for:
All these subjects have a lot in common and while we separate them on the school curriculum, they cannot be separated in the same way when it comes to the world of work, further study or careers guidance.
Therefore at Toot Hill we are committed to providing the opportunities and guidance required so that students who have an interest in STEM subjects are not just given the right advice, but have opportunities to enrich their education beyond the classroom and to enable them to stand out from the crowd when pursuing STEM pathways after they leave Toot Hill.
STEM initiatives and Opportunities
For details of all the STEM initiatives and opportunities see the other pages in the STEM menu of this website.
However for the latest news and events coming soon please see below:
Friday 11th February UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science
To mark the occasion, 24 girls will have a live Q&A with #STEM women from East Midlands Airport. Tickets went fast and the students are really looking forward to the event.
Check back soon for updates and the latest STEM news. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact Mr Walters at the school.
STEM Pathways News
- Nottingham Forest in for a Year 10 STEM assembly
Forest are working with Ideagen to promote STEM career pathways. (03/05/2022)
- STEM Roadshow this Thursday for 200 year 7s
We are delighted that the STEM Roadshow is back and delivering to over half of year 7 students. (29/03/2022)
- STEM Club goes mobile around the Toot Hill site for British Science week
To celebrate British Science week, STEM club went big and went mobile so all could see what we do. (21/03/2022)
- International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Year 9 STEM event
We are delighted to offer a STEM experience to year 9 girls on 11/02/22. 24 places available. (02/02/2022)
- Wednesday 30th November: RPS STEM Afternoon - Year 8
A great opportunity for year 8 students to meet STEM professionals and consider climate and careers! (30/11/2021)