HE Can Summer School

Date and time
Thursday, 22 June 2023 -
Friday, 23 June 2023

Kedleston Road and Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Year group: Year 10
Maximum size of group: 15


Our HE Can Summer School hopes to support young male students in Year 10 with their future career and education decisions. Predominately aimed at working-class males, this two-day non-residential summer school will give your students the opportunity to experience the academic and social sides of university. 


Please note our schedule is subject to change.

Day 1: Kedleston Road

Timing Activity
9am - 9.30am Arrival at Kedleston Road
9.30am - 10.15am Welcome and introductions
10.15am - 11.15am Taster session
11.15am - 12pm Tour of Kedleston Road
12pm - 12.30pm Lunch

12.30pm - 2.15pm

Team Derby sport workshops
2.15pm - 2.30pm Day 1 conclusions and evaluations
2.30pm Departure from Kedleston Road

Day 2: Markeaton Street

Timing Activity
9am - 9.30am Arrival at Markeaton Street
9.30am - 9.45am Welcome and introductions
9.45am - 10.30am Skills Competition
10.30am - 11.15am Union of Students workshop
11.15am - 11.25am Break

11.25am - 12.10pm

Tour of Markeaton Street
12.10pm - 12.50pm Lunch
12.50pm - 1.35pm Walking tour to Halls of Residence
1.35pm - 2.15pm

Goal-setting workshop (with student finance)

2.15pm - 2.30pm Day 2 conclusions and evaluations
2.30pm Departure from Markeaton Street
Student sitting in a computer suite at a computer.

I learnt a lot about uni

Why go to university? workshop - Year 10 student from Granville Academy
HE Can Summer School 2021
109%increase in students who feel motivated to work hard in school**Widening Access evaluation data 2022
150%increase in students who say they have a good level of knowledge about university**Widening Access evaluation data 2022
Two boys and a Student Ambassador learning.
Students learning football skills with the University of Derby's sport centre in the background.
Boys learning with the help of a Student Ambassador in a computer suite.

Widening Access event enquiry form

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

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