Outreach for secondary schools

For students at KS3 (11-14 years old) we offer a variety of talks, masterclasses and workshops. The majority of events in the list below can be adapted to a specific year within KS3. This excudes events which target certain years. 

  • Year 9 Physics BIG QUIZ (at the University)
  • Year 9 Olympic Project Day (at the University)
  • Astronomy in the City for all ages (at the University)
  • Particle Physics Workshop for years 7 to 9 (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Year 8 Rocket Science Masterclass (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Physics and Dance Workshop for years 7 and 8 (only available at school premises)
  • The squeekie circuit workshop for years 8 and 9, making a noisy circuit to test the resistance of various items (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Exoplanets workshop for years 7 to 9, learning about exoplanets and making a model of a planetary system (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Galaxies workshop for years 7 to 9, learning about the types of galaxies and their distribution in the sky (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Electronics workshop for year 7, using LEDs and play-doh to make a flashing badge (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Waves and Light talk with Interactive Demonstrations (only available at the University)
  • Hot and Cold talk with Liquid Nitrogen Demonstrations (available at the University and in school premises - charges may apply for the transport of liquid nitrogen to schools)
  • Our amazing Universe talk (available at the University and in school premises)
  • Electricity talk with Interactive Demonstrations (available at the University and in school premises)

For students at KS4 and KS5 (15 to 18 years old) we offer a variety of talks, masterclasses, residential summer school, experience week and many more, as seen below;