PrimarySpace Chair’s Report 2019/2020

STEAMing through a challenging year… We stepped forward into our second year with great ambition after the success of our pilot STEAM engagement event at the University of Sussex in 2018. Building on the insights from that pilot, and with support from the UK Space Agency, we partnered with Newick Teaching School Alliance to develop…

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PrimarySpace Chair’s Report 2018/2019

Katherine Courtney reflects on the year 2018/2019… Last year saw us take the first steps on the PrimarySpace journey. It has been a steep, but exciting, learning curve! With invaluable support from the UK Space Agency, and in partnership with the incredibly capable University of Sussex Widening Participation team, we designed and delivered our first…

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Why do we need PrimarySpace?

why do we need PrimarySpace

Most young children enjoy learning about STEM, but a significant majority, especially girls, choose not to continue with STEM studies at secondary school. Part of the reason is that they can’t imagine themselves doing a future STEM-related job. Space has the power to capture the imagination of children and adults alike. Much of today’s space…

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