“There is nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind” Bill Nye.
STEM consists of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Although we do not study STEM as a subject by itself, given our context and closeness to Daresbury Science and Technology Park, we ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and processes to support careers in this employment sector.
We are aware of the potential future requirements of the labour market and making sure that we offer our students the training they require to be competitive in the future. STEM and our suite of curriculum subjects ensure that our students have the knowledge, skills and understanding to open as many doors as possible for their future careers.
British Values, SMSC and Cultural Capital
As it stands, this area invokes natural questions about the balance of men and women within the STEM workforce. The UK needs 100,000 new graduates in STEM subjects every year until 2020 just to maintain the current employment numbers – encouraging girls to enjoy STEM subjects at an early age is key computers in society, business, the arts, science and engineering; computer science, and data. It also complements our science curriculum.