STEAM Ahead offers a range of fun activities to inspire interest and creativity in STEAM subjects for primary schools and early secondary pupils.

We can help you meet Curriculum for Excellence outcomes. Get in touch to find out more or arrange a visit at




Nursery & P1

Have fun while learning about the basics of coding with Code-a-Pillar. This is all about giving simple logical step-by-step instructions and see where it leads.

P2, P3 & P4

For first level pupils, we have robotics and computer-language activities to develop their thinking and processing skills.
We use Code-a-Pillar and Ozobots.

P5, P6 & P7

A choice of exciting STEAM activities for second level classes with Scratch, Ozobots and BBC micro:bits.

P7, S1 & S2

Visit the UHI Lews Campus inspiring Innovation Centre to learn what they do and find out about the different careers in STEAM.

For this session, please contact Dr Chris – to arrange your visit.


Visit must be arranged well in advance and are dependent on staff availability.
At present, sessions take place in The Space at Stornoway Library

Classes must be accompanied by teaching and support staff to assist with activities.


Digital Extra Fund


Innovation Centre