Year 7-9 CES Experience Day

Date and time
Wednesday, 8 February 2023
09.30 - 14.30

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

Year group: Year 7-9
Maximum size of group: 20
Audience: Care experienced students and their carers/support workers


Our Year 7-9 Care Experienced Students Experience Day provides students with the opportunity to visit the University with their carer and take part in a range of interactive taster sessions. Students will also receive a tour of our facilities, find out more about the additional support available for them and meet our current students.

Stress rams on a table.

A superb opportunity for LAC youngsters to raise their aspirations.

Specialist Education Support Officer for Derby City Council
Widening Access evaluation data 2018/19
92%of students rated the day as good or excellent**Widening Access evaluation data 2021
100%of carers felt their knowledge about support available at University had been developed**Widening Access evaluation data 2021
100%of support workers/carers rated the event as good or excellent**Widening Access evaluation data 2021
Student completing activity booklet

I really enjoyed exploring what things I could do in future and getting to know the place!

Care experienced student
Widening Access evaluation data 2021


Please note our schedule is subject to change with availability on the day. 

Timing Activity

Arrival and welcome


Why go to university? Workshop for students

Student Wellbeing overview for carers/support workers


Campus tour with current students

11.50am-12.30pm Lunch

Subject taster session 1


Subject taster session 2

2.15pm-2.30pm Evaluations and departure

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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