• 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

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 Tomorrow's Engineers and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

primaryengineer RT @SOEngineers: Inspiring the next generation in East Ayrshire with @primaryengineer: http://t.co/Vnr54s8m5y
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primaryengineer RT @KcpLtdUK: Very exciting meeting this morning with local primary keen to get @primaryengineer embedded throughout the school #engineering
primaryengineer @EastAyrshire fantastic day great teachers looking forward to more! @IMechE @iesis1857
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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


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News Flash!

Ella and Megan's journey to regionals

Dionne Kennedy of GE Oil & Gas visited one of our regional celebration days back on 28 June. Whilst there she interviewed two of our L2 prize-winners, Megan Potter and Ella McPherson, about the design and build of their project car Sequins McQueen and the secret behind their “feline” test-driver. 


Read all about it here 

Latest News

Winners of the South of Scotland Regional Final 2014!

Winners of the South of Scotland Regional Final 2014!
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Connor McAulay and Aedan Gilmartin, John Paul II Primary School Winners
28 March 2014

Skills Development Scotland launch Skills Investment Plan

Skills Development Scotland launch Skills Investment Plan
Skills Development Scotland launch Skills Investment Plan. New Skills...
18 August 2014

A lecture to inspire young people by Frazer Stuart Mackay

A lecture to inspire young people by Frazer Stuart Mackay
A Career in Professional Engineering...a lecture to inspire young people!
by Frazer Stuart Mackay Frazer Mackay will...
12 February 2014

What is engineering? PowerPoint presentation

Tomorrow's Engineers have updated their 'What is engineering?' PowerPoint – download...
06 January 2014

Your chance to meet Shard engineers Kamran Moazami & Ron Slade!

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28 November 2013
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