Primary School Events

Primary Explorers Days

Would your Year 5 and 6 pupils benefit from a visit to the University of Derby to help raise aspirations and encourage them to think about their future?

Professor Raymond the Ram is here to help!

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.

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

Primary Explorers Days 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)

*Schedule subject to change with availability on the day.

If you would like to attend one of the Primary Explorers Days please complete the booking form. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If you have any additional questions about the day please contact the Widening Access team by emailing

Students exploring the climbing wall in the University.
Students exploring the Atrium of the University
Primary students creating their own university.

Primary Explorers Days Booking Form

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