Home Educators

On selected days throughout the year we host sessions just for home educators! There are two types of Home Educator day — Key Stages 2 & 3 days, and Key Stage 4 “experiment” days.

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Key Stages 2 & 3

  • 2nd March 2016

    The Body — Inside Out — Workshop (KS2)
    Explore the organs in our amazing bodies and learn how to keep them healthy. Examine the heart, lungs, the digestive system and the brain. See the landscapes of your skin live on a video microscope and learn why you cannot always believe your eyes!
    C.S.I. — The Lab (KS3) — Workshop (KS3)
    The evidence has been gathered, but who committed the crime?

  • 13th April 2016

    Activities to be announced.

  • 4th May 2016

    Materials — Science show (KS2)
    Investigate the different types of materials that make up our universe. Which material takes up most of the space in a room? And what are the gases that make up the air around us?
    Bridge Builder — Workshop (KS2)
    Using paper, straws, sticky tape, and other stationery, pupils construct a bridge to support a load.

  • 8th June 2016

    At the Seaside — Science show (KS1)
    Penny the Pirate has lost her treasure! Can you help Delyth find it by plotting your way across Penny’s treasure map?
    Animal Planet — Workshop (KS3)
    Have you ever thought about how many careers working with animals there are in North Wales? Help design landscapes appropriate for the care of animals, using real life scenarios.

  • 6th July 2016

    Tunnels and Turbines — Workshop (KS2)

    Rockets — Workshop (KS3)
    Prepare for blast-off with this hands-on workshop!

Booking

Pre-booking is required — call 01978 293400 to reserve your place!

Duration

Arrivals from 12.30pm – the activity starts at 1.00 pm and is usually finished by 3.30 pm, although the centre is open until 4.30 pm.

Cost

Entry to KS2 & KS3 Home Educator Days is £5 per attending child. Accompanying adults are free of charge.

Please note that our Cancellations Policy applies for groups of 20+ people.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Home Educators can now take greater advantage of our facilities and education programme.

Techniquest Glyndŵr is offering a more fluid and less prescriptive approach for this age group: allowing groups to book "one off" workshops or whole day events to fit into their schedules.

Please call 01978 293400 or email info@tqg.org.uk for more information on how to arrange these sessions.

*Minimum group size: 25 participants.

Booking

Pre-booking is required — call 01978 293400 to reserve your place!

Duration


Individual session times vary — please call for details.

Cost

Entry to KS4 Home Educator Events is £5 per attending child, plus £2 for additional booked shows or workshops. Accompanying adults are free of charge.

Please note that our Cancellations Policy applies for groups of 20+ people.