Oxford University Science Park, Begbroke is dedicated to attracting and inspiring the young scientists of the future! Our schools events programme inspires students to continue studying science in Higher Education and offers practical workshops for teachers, including learning resources to take back to the classroom.
The workshop activities are combined with tours of the science park’s world-class research labs, giving students and teachers a fascinating insight into the depth and breadth of career opportunities in STEM subjects.
Schools Events Programme 2023
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Innovation Showcase – annually in mid-March
The Innovation Showcase guides Year 9 and Year 10 students as they turn their “bright idea” into a commercial product that they will take to market. The day is designed to give students an insight into setting up and running their own business, and the skills and behaviours required of entrepreneurs. It encourages creative thinking, teamwork and communication skills and will enthuse and invigorate young minds.
Innovation Showcase Agenda
Practical Nanoscience Workshop for KS3 – annually in mid-June
Our popular Practical Nanoscience Day invites Year 7 and Year 8 students to explore and understand the idea of nanoscience and to realise the potential of new developing nanotechnologies in our world today.
Hands-on fun with practical experiments to engage and inspire your Key Stage 3 students!
Nano Schools Agenda
Practical Nanoscience Workshop for Teachers – annually in early July
Practical Nanoscience workshops for BTEC, KS3, KS4 and KS5 science teachers. The day provides skills and take-away resources to teach nanoscience in the GCSE/GCE chemistry and BTEC science curricula. With laboratory tours providing insights into advanced research techniques, inspirational lectures, practical exercises and materials to take back to the classroom, this course is a “must-do” for all science teaching staff looking to engage their students in STEM subjects.
Outreach activities include STEM employability workshops, careers fairs and innovation activities for secondary schools. To discuss how your school can engage with Oxford University Science Park, Begbroke, please contact us.
To enquire about any of these events please fill out the form using the link below.