Primary Explorers Day

Date and time
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
10.00 - 15.00

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

Year group: Year 5/6
Maximum size of group: 30


Our Primary Explorers Days based at Kedleston Road, in Derby, will give pupils the chance to explore the University and its facilities. They will meet current students and take part in our exciting and educational activities. Our activities are tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage pupils to start thinking about their future aspirations.

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Seven primary aged students stood in the Atrium.

You can come to university when you're over 18 to pursue your dream job and get the qualifications. You can choose if you want to go.

Quote from a Year 6 student at Firfield Primary School
Primary Explorers Day 2019

Schedule for the day*

9:45 - 10:00 Arrival at Kedleston Road
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome and introductions
10:30 - 11:15 Treasure hunt campus tour
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:15 Build your own university

12:15 - 1:00

1:00 - 2:00  Mini taster session
2:00 - 3:00 Mini graduation ceremony (Optional)

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*Schedule subject to change with availability on the day.

100%of teachers rated the event good or excellent**Widening Access evaluation data 2017/18
95%of students felt they knew what university was after the event**Widening Access evaluation data 2017/18
100%of teachers felt the project improved student's understanding of university**Widening Access evaluation data 2017/18
Students exploring the climbing wall in the University.
Primary Explorers Day certificates surrounded by stickers and badges.
Students exploring the Atrium of the University

Widening Access event enquiry form

If you would like to attend this event please complete this form with details of your enquiry, feel free to add in any additional questions. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

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