We offer a range of sustained and coherent primary activities which are designed to increase aspiration and attainment levels as well as informing about the excitement of engaging in Higher Education.
Select the event name to find out the highlights and learning outcomes for your students.
Alternatively click here for our Primary School Activity Brochure which gives details on the events and opportunities we have available.
Please note activities are subject to availibility so please send us an email, detailing the events you are interested in and your availability.
Science of the Senses
- Students will be introduced to the exciting area of biosciences
- Recreate the sound of laser guns and how our eyes can deceive us
- Can you make a chemical reaction with your mouth?
Roald Dahl Drama Workshop
- Students will enhance speaking and listening skills
- Delve into their imaginations, be creative with plots and transform into some world famous characters
- Increase confidence and team building skills
'Mad about...' Primary Fair 2018
Students will have the opportunity to learn about university, talk to current University students and participate in interactive, fun and diverse subject activities
- Students to develop a better understanding of what university is, the pathways to university and the social and educational benefits of going to university
- Students will develop subject specific knowledge, the educational pathways to study these particular subjects and the careers these specific subjects can lead to
Summer 2018 dates TBC
91% of students agreed the Mad About Fair has helped them understand what university is
77% of students agreed the Mad About Fair has helped them feel more confident about new subjects
75% of students said they will work hard or very hard at school after this event
"It was a really organised and practical day. Children enjoyed a lot. Thank you!!" (year 6 teaching assistant)
The Splendiferous World of Roald Dahl
- Workshops focusing on developing students imagination, creative thinking, and use of descriptive language
- Student will explore the richness and diversity of language
- Student will develop group working skills and finish the workshop by creating a character of their own using descriptive language and words from Gobblefunk (Ronald Dahl's own language)
Does a banana conduct electricity
- Students will build their own circuits before exploring conductive materials
- Learn to identify different types of circuits and their components
- Identify how electronic devices are powered and programmed through circuits
How to find at Rock, Paper, Scissors
- Students will learn about how probability can vary within a game whilst being introduced to game theory
- Identify patterns and mathematical techniques found within a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors
- Explore mathematical patterns, puzzles and theories
Archaeology is Rubbish
- Can your students deduce who created the rubbish in the boxes
- Students will develop skills thinking analytically and creating arguments
- Students will gain an understanding of what archaelogy is