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

  • 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’.
    Mission to Titan — Workshop (KS3)
    This workshop focuses on autonomous mobile robotics placed within the context of a space mission.

  • 4th February 2015

    Science Explorers — Science show (KS2)
    Join Asha and Bill on their round-the-world trip to explore science!
    Making Tracks — Workshop (KS3)
    World Wide Aid distributes food and medical supplies to areas hit by natural disasters.

  • 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

    Introduction to Chemistry — Science show (KS2)
    What is a chemical reaction?

  • 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?
    Solar Power — Workshop (KS3)
    Harness the power of light!

  • 1st July 2015

    Bodyworks — Workshop (KS2)
    Take part in five interactive activities about the skeleton and organs, ligaments and tendons, food and the heart.
    The Human Body — Science show (KS2)
    How do our bodies work?

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 £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).

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.