Science across the city is a Stoke-on-Trent opportunities area initiative designed to raise the profile of primary science, support strategic development of primary science, engage professional learning communities in key current issues in primary science and to connect schools to additional resource and wider opportunities through the STEM landscape.

The initiative seeks to narrow the gap in opportunities between different schools such that every child experiences child led, enquiry led science for success.

The Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area was launched by the government to raise education standards, providing every child and young person in the area with the chance to reach their full potential in life.

The programme is focused on improving:

  • early years education
  • English, Maths and Science outcomes
  • pupil engagement
  • the choices young people make from 16

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