Year 7 Experience Day (Derby campus)

Year group: Year 7
Maximum size of group: 30


Our Year 7 Experience Days provide students with the opportunity to see what university is like, learn more about university life, look around our facilities and meet our current students. On the day students will take part in a tour of Kedleston Road, student life activity and play our 'To Skill a Mockingbird' game to develop key skills needed at university.

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A student completing a 'guess the ram' activity on a table in the classroom.

The day was very fun and exciting. I can't wait to go to uni when I am older.

Student from St John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
Evaluation data 2018/19

Schedule for the day*

9:30 - 10:30 Welcome and introductions
10:00 - 10:30 Why go to university?
10:30 - 11:00 Break
12:00 - 12:00 Tour of Kedleston Road
11:00 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 13:15 Student life activity

13.15 - 14.15

To Skill a Mockingbird
14.15 - 14:30  Evaluations and departure

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*Schedule subject to change with availability on the day.

100%of teachers rated the Year 7 Experience Day as excellent**Evaluation data 2018/19
39%increase in students who strongly agreed they feel motivated to work hard in school**Widening Access evaluation data 2018/19
100%of students rated the event as good or excellent**Widening Access evaluation data 2018/19
5 students trying to pass a hoop along a line with a Student Ambassador.
Three students completing a writing activity with a Student Ambassador.
Three students working with a student ambassador in a classroom to complete a budgeting cards activity.

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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