• Our Vision Primary Engineer
    Our Vision Primary Engineer
  • Primary Engineer STEM by STEALTH
    Primary Engineer STEM by STEALTH
  • Making Engineers for the future
    Making Engineers for the future

Mark Crabtree OBE officially opened Burnley’s inaugural Primary Engineer Celebration Challenge at Turf Moor on Tuesday 17th March 2015.  The James Hargreaves Suite at Burnley Football Club proved to be an excellent host for the event where the attendance was the largest that Primary Engineer had seen at a Celebration, with 22 schools bringing over 150 primary school children to showcase some wonderful vehicle designs.

The event was an outstanding success, with pupils, teachers, engineers and councillors all in agreement, this brilliant start must be built on!

To see more images from the Celebration, click here

Our Vision and Key Programmes

Primary Engineer is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2005. Our aim is to encourage young people to consider careers in STEM related professions.

We believe that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are key subjects in securing positive opportunities and career paths for future generations, and that this begins in Primary school.

'STEM by stealth' was coined by a teacher after attending a Primary Engineer course. It summarises our work exactly: practically applying Mathematics and Science to design and make activities, leaving both children and teachers inspired. Our work is supported by industry, education and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Our Vision
Our vision is that children, both girls and boys, will aspire to become designers and makers from a very early age. The engineers of the future.

What do Primary Engineer offer?
We offer Primary schools a way to deliver practical Mathematics and Science to Design Technology activities. The class projects are aimed at each year group, mapped to the curriculum, and designed to inspire and enthuse. Programmes include teacher training, interactive and paper-based resources, and regional and national competitions. All projects are linked to practicing engineers to provide a real-world context to the project. Find out more


News Flash!

Profeng Lecture Series 

The Profeng Group are very pleased with the programme of Profeng Lectures this year. The first lecture will be held on Monday 15th June and will feature three speakers from Abertay University who will discuss ‘Computer interactive visualisation’, ‘Cyber attacks’ and ‘Games engineering’

Find out more here

Latest News

UCL Engineering partners with Primary Engineer to bring the London Special Leaders Awards to schools in the Capital

UCL Engineering and Primary Engineer Programmes are excited to announce that they have entered into a partnership to bring the London Special Leaders Award to the Primary and Secondary Schools of the nation’s capital as part of a wider programme to change attitudes to careers in engineering and other STEM professions by inspiring children from an early age, transforming the teaching of STEM, and building relationships between schools and industry.  

Read the full story here

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