Pre-16 Activities

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On Campus Visits

Our younger age group experience days focus on raising awareness and aspiration to studying in Higher Education.

Aspire to HE (Year 8/9)

(Gatsby Benchmarks 2 & 7)

The ‘Aspire to HE’ day gives pupils the chance to investigate what university is like. Pupils will be guided by undergraduates through different activities, focusing on the benefits of Higher Education, the different courses available, and receive guidance on how to choose Key Stage 4 options and their link to HE.

The dates of the 2019/20 academic year’s ‘Aspire to HE’ on-campus visits are as follows:

  • TBC

Please note, there is a limited number of places per school (30 pupils) and the event has a capacity of 150 pupils per day.

To discuss a pre-16 campus visit please contact the Education Liaison Officer responsible for your region, or email educationliaison@edgehill.ac.uk.

HE Futures (Year 10/11)

(Gatsby Benchmarks 2 & 7)

The ‘HE Futures’ day gives pupils an opportunity to contrast learning in HE with school. Pupils will be guided by current undergraduate students through different activities, exploring students’ interests and ambitions and how HE might contribute to their achievement. Visits also include a tour of the campus.

The dates of the 2019/20 academic year’s ‘HE Futures’ on-campus visits are as follows:

  • TBC

Please note, there is a limited number of places per school (30 pupils) and the event has a capacity of 150 pupils per day.

To discuss a pre-16 campus visit please contact the Education Liaison Officer responsible for your region, or email educationliaison@edgehill.ac.uk.

HE/Careers Fairs

(Gatsby Benchmark 7)

The Education Liaison and Events Team, along with trained Student Representatives are able to attend a range of daytime and twilight events organised by individual schools such as HE and Careers Fairs. We are able to offer information on our course provision, entry requirements and the student experience.

We aim to fulfill all requests received, however bookings will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.

Information for Parents and Carers

(Gatsby Benchmarks 1 & 7)

In addition to the activities we provide for pre-16 students, we also offer parents/carers advice and guidance on how to support their child through their educational journey and towards Higher Education. For more information, please visit our dedicated page here.

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