Primary STEM Project and F1 in Schools Primary Class

Resources to support the introduction of STEM learning for Primary pupils

 Denford Primary STEM Project

The Denford Primary STEM Project gives an opportunity to introduce STEM learning at an early age in a fun and exciting way. This innovative, stand-alone classroom resource also gives an ideal introduction to the new F1 in Schools Primary Class – the first step on the F1 in Schools ladder.

The project brings real-life applications of STEM to your classroom. Pupils work individually, in pairs, or as a team, to design and make their own miniature racing car. They then go on to test its aerodynamic qualities using the launch system and unique roll-out race track, and re-evaluate their designs to produce a winning car. The project also offers opportunities to:

  • see their ideas and designs come to life
  • evaluate and improve the designs
  • develop teamwork and sportsmanship

These Primary STEM Project components are all available in the resource shop:


F1 in Schools Primary Class 

As progression from the project schools can engage with the new F1 in Schools Primary Class, which provides pupils with a hugely accessible first step on the ladder to competing in the global F1 in Schools STEM Challenge. This is a fully resourced STEM and Design and Technology competition, engaging pupils aged 9-11 through a truly cross-curricular activity, whereby teams aim to compete at a Primary Class Regional Final, progressing on to a National Final.

A starter pack and roll out race track are available in the resource shop:

Free downloadable curriculum resources are available to help you to deliver inspirational and interactive lessons for STEM-related subjects. These include fact sheets and activity sheets to help pupils develop STEM skills through practical, hands-on learning.



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