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

  • 5th November 2014

    StarDome Planetarium — Dome show (KS2)
    Immerse your pupils in a unique and exciting inflatable dome experience, with interactive 360° audio visual presentations.

  • 3rd December 2014

    Maths Detective — Science show (KS2)
    There has been a break-in at Hetty Hitech’s laboratory.
    TechniFest — Workshop (KS3)
    What could maths have to do with the music industry?

  • 7th January 2015

    The Roaring Lion — Workshop (KS2)
    During this hands-on workshop the children will use LEGO Education’s WeDo to build a ‘Roaring Lion’.

  • 4th February 2015

    Science Explorers — Science show (KS2)
    Join Asha and Bill on their round-the-world trip to explore science!

  • 4th March 2015

    Materials Magic — Science show (KS2)
    Why are chairs made of wood, not jelly?
    Mars Mission Madness — Workshop (KS2)
    How do you cushion your fragile craft for its landing and can you identify the forces involved?

  • 15th April 2015

    Activities to be announced.

  • 6th May 2015

    Light & Sound — Science show (KS2)
    Find out about the mystery of light and sound! How does it travel? Can it be changed?

  • 3rd June 2015

    Electricity — Science show (KS2)
    We use electricity every day but how is it generated inside power stations?

  • 1st July 2015

    Bodyworks — Workshop (KS2)
    Take part in five interactive activities about the skeleton and organs, ligaments and tendons, food and the heart.

Booking

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

Duration

KS2 & KS3 Home Educator days run from 12:30pm to 4:30pm.

Cost

Entry to KS2 & KS3 Home Educator Days is £4 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 days, or “experiment days”, are based around one of three subjects; biology, chemistry and physics. These sessions can be booked individually (see details to the right).

17th November 2014
Physics A — Energy

Energy is the main theme for the day. The day starts with a look at how energy can be transformed from one form to another before the conversion of potential to kinetic energy is explored in more detail with the use of ‘freewheeler’ vehicles. Energy conservation is look at, focussing on the production of sound energy.
15th December 2014
Biology B
19th January 2015
Chemistry B
23rd February 2015
Physics B
16th March 2015
Biology C
20th April 2015
Chemistry C
15th June 2015
Physics C

Booking

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

Duration

KS4 Home Educator days run from 10:00am to 3:30pm.
Individual session times vary — please call for details.

Cost

Entry to KS4 Home Educator Days is £15 per attending child. Accompanying adults are free of charge.

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