What’s a STEM Residential Visit?

Working in formal partnership with the award winning Learn by Design team we have produced an incredible all-inclusive residential trip for SECONDARY & PRIMARY school groups. As part of the STEM residential, Learn by Design’s dynamic team of Education Communicators deliver a series of incredible Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths related workshops covering a wide range of topics.

The package is built around STEM workshop sessions and is also interspersed with a series of traditional team challenge activities.

Who are Learn by Design? 

Learn by Design have been delivering first class learning experiences to young people since 1995 and have engaged with over 1 million young people. Their mission is to help young people achieve and sustain better lives through a series of innovative, fun and educational STEM themed workshops.

Sessions include:

  •  Robotics: - utilising remote control VEX robots, learners problem solve in order to complete various challenges involving robotic components
  • Wind Turbines: - Tasks to raise the awareness of wind energy will see students build, construct and test their own wind turbine
  • Electric Circuits: - Using ‘Brainbox’ circuit systems, students learn about components, symbols and different types of circuits.
  • Bridge Building: - Building of keystone bridges lead into a digital session exploring structures and load capabilities
  • Forensic Farm: - Immersive storytelling, explores a variety of scientific themes including forensic techniques, UV light, ecology, food chains and field guides
  • Bespoke sessions: - are also available in topics that include Enterprise, STEMployment, Science of Sport and Code Breaking.

More details on content for all of these sessions are available in our downloadable PDF and on request.

What’s included?

Our STEM residential trips can be delivered ALL YEAR ROUND at any one of 50 stunning venues across England, Scotland & Wales. Everything is included in the package – TRAVEL – ACCOMMODATION – MEALS – LEARNING – ACTIVITIES

How does it work?

It’s simple, you choose your destination, the most appropriate and available dates, you choose your range of activities and attractions to add into the itinerary. We will then provide you with a FIXED price that includes EVERYTHING!

Availability & How to Book

For more information call us at First Education & School Travel on: 0203 467 2002 or email