Key Stage 4 Workshops

Biology Workshops

Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Apocalypse

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 Zombie Apocalypse is a scenario-based activity in which the students carry out a range of STEM activities to survive the zombie… Read...

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Extraordinary Evolution

Extraordinary Evolution

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-12 Taking evolution back to the basics of DNA -we’ll look at how DNA programmes our bodies and what happens when mistakes,… Read...

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Zoological Discoveries

Zoological Discoveries

1 hour | Max. 60 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Discover what a Zoology degree involves and why it is important for us to study and protect animals.… Read...

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Coral Reefs of the UK & Ireland

1 hour | Max. 50 Students | Year 10-13 They might not be as big a tourist attraction as the shallow, warm, tropical corals reefs in Australia and Asia, but… Read...

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Genetics and Disease

Genetics and Disease

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 11-13 Students learn about the basics of genetics and genetic diseases, and then run a PCR practical using university micropipettes. Students then… Read...

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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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Chemistry Workshops

It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 This presentation looks at the properties, reactions and uses of a range of chemical elements. It includes an interactive PowerPoint… Read...

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The Elements of Health

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-13 | On Campus Only This presentation looks at the properties & reactions of the key chemical elements essential for human… Read...

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Chemistry of the Senses

Chemistry of the Senses

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-13 This presentation involves using all your senses – sight, sound, taste, smell and touch, through some spectacular demonstrations and audience… Read...

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Colourful Chemistry

Colourful Chemistry

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 3-13 A demonstration lecture showing how light and our perception of colour are fundamental to our daily lives, via some colourful… Read...

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Chemistry Smells

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 5-13 Via a ‘nose-on’ experience, in this workshop students will examine a number of everyday household products. Will they be able to… Read...

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Saved by the Gel

Saved by the Gel

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, and then create and package their own ibuprofen gel using university… Read...

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Computing Workshops

Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Apocalypse

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 Zombie Apocalypse is a scenario-based activity in which the students carry out a range of STEM activities to survive the zombie… Read...

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Engineering Workshops

Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Apocalypse

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 Zombie Apocalypse is a scenario-based activity in which the students carry out a range of STEM activities to survive the zombie… Read...

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A Future in Engineering

A Future in Engineering

30-60 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 Take an in-depth look at the range of different engineering disciplines and find out what it is like to study… Read...

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: A Breeze?

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 A debate on the positive and negative aspects of renewable energy, particularly in the form of wind turbines. Students will also… Read...

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Geography and Beyond

30 – 45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10 – 13 | Virtual Option This presentation will give students an insight into studying geography at university, including… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

GIS and Geography

45-60 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10 – 13 | Virtual Option Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to manage, visualise and analyse geographic data in order… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

2 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Use simple mathematics to determine how level your pitch is whilst getting outside and hands on with levelling… Read...

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General STEM Workshops

Routes into STEM

Routes into STEM

30-40 minutes | Up to 250 students | Year 9-13 | Virtual Option A presentation that introduces students to the exciting world of STEM, including studying STEM at university and… Read...

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STEM Articulate

STEM Articulate

30 Minutes | Max 40 Students | Year 9-13 STEM Articulate is a fast paced game that will test your students’ knowledge of STEM. We recommend this session is booked… Read...

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Why STEM?

Why STEM?

1 hour | Max. 60 Students | Year 7-11 An interactive workshop which explores the world of STEM and why students might like to pursue it. The workshop looks at… Read...

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Girls in STEM

Girls in STEM

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 8-11 | Virtual Option This sessions explores the history of women in STEM and why we need more female scientists and engineers.… Read...

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Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Apocalypse

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 Zombie Apocalypse is a scenario-based activity in which the students carry out a range of STEM activities to survive the zombie… Read...

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Ask our Students

Ask our Students

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 1-13 | Virtual Option Invite Newcastle University students from a range of subject areas to talk to your students and answer… Read...

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STEM Pathways

STEM Pathways

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-11 | Virtual Option This informative session explores the options available to your students after GCSEs. With a particular focus on… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Geography Workshops

Coral Reefs of the UK & Ireland

1 hour | Max. 50 Students | Year 10-13 They might not be as big a tourist attraction as the shallow, warm, tropical corals reefs in Australia and Asia, but… Read...

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: A Breeze?

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 A debate on the positive and negative aspects of renewable energy, particularly in the form of wind turbines. Students will also… Read...

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Geography and Beyond

30 – 45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10 – 13 | Virtual Option This presentation will give students an insight into studying geography at university, including… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

GIS and Geography

45-60 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10 – 13 | Virtual Option Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to manage, visualise and analyse geographic data in order… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Maths Workshops

Future in Maths

A Future in Maths

30-40 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 This presentation will give students an insight into the doors that studying mathematics, statistics and physics can open. They will… Read...

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Maths Murder Mystery

Maths Murder Mystery

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 8-10 A maths-based game that is fun, challenging and encourages use of initiative. Groups of students are confronted with a murder mystery… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

2 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Use simple mathematics to determine how level your pitch is whilst getting outside and hands on with levelling… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Medical Sciences Workshops

Why Apply to

Why Apply to…

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Choose from Why Apply to… Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Pharmacy, Food & Human Nutrition or Sport & Exercise… Read...

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Genetics and Disease

Genetics and Disease

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 11-13 Students learn about the basics of genetics and genetic diseases, and then run a PCR practical using university micropipettes. Students then… Read...

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Why Apply to

Applying to Medicine

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 11-13 | Virtual Option Full details on application process for medicine including UCAS application, interviews, UCAT, personal statements and work experience.

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24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 | Virtual Option Students put themselves in the shoes of an Emergency Medicine Doctor, working through cases that come in… Read...

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Why Apply to

Applying to Dentistry

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 11-13 | Virtual Option Full details on application process for dentistry including UCAS application, interviews, UCAT, personal statements and work experience.

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MaD: The Basics

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 11-12 | Virtual Option Differences between medicine and dentistry at university and the role of a doctor and dentist, as well… Read...

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Medical Ethics

Ethical Case Studies

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option What do you think is right and wrong? Explore medical ethics in this workshop, with pupils putting… Read...

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Medical Science Careers

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Session covering course information and career prospects on all of our undergraduate medical science courses offered at… Read...

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Saved by the Gel

Saved by the Gel

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, and then create and package their own ibuprofen gel using university… Read...

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Putting the Pharm into Pharmacy

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, as well as uncovering misconceptions. Students will learn about the clinical… Read...

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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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Nutrition & Dietetics Workshops

Why Apply to

Why Apply to…

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Choose from Why Apply to… Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Pharmacy, Food & Human Nutrition or Sport & Exercise… Read...

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Why Apply to

Medical Science Careers

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Session covering course information and career prospects on all of our undergraduate medical science courses offered at… Read...

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Physics Workshops

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: A Breeze?

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 10-11 A debate on the positive and negative aspects of renewable energy, particularly in the form of wind turbines. Students will also… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Psychology Workshops

Why Apply to

Why Apply to…

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Choose from Why Apply to… Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Pharmacy, Food & Human Nutrition or Sport & Exercise… Read...

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Medical Ethics

Ethical Case Studies

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option What do you think is right and wrong? Explore medical ethics in this workshop, with pupils putting… Read...

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Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

45-90 minutes | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-13 Students cover different tasks relating to the role of a forensic psychologist. The session will touch on psychopathy, eye witness testimony,… Read...

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Brain Game

The Brain Game

1-1.5 hours | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 Students learn basic elements of Neuroscience covering the different brain lobes and their specific roles and functions. Students will create… Read...

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Sports & Exercise Science Workshops

Why Apply to

Why Apply to…

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Choose from Why Apply to… Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Pharmacy, Food & Human Nutrition or Sport & Exercise… Read...

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Why Apply to

Medical Science Careers

45 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 10-13 | Virtual Option Session covering course information and career prospects on all of our undergraduate medical science courses offered at… Read...

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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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