Explorer Dome brings hands-on science shows to schools

Explorer Dome - a dramatic science experiment taking place featuring liquid nitrogen

Explorer Dome is an internationally known, vibrant, popular science outreach organisation. Based in Bristol and London, we travel across the UK presenting live science shows for schools, festivals and special events. Hands-on demonstrations and stunning visuals combined with knowledgeable, enthusiastic and professional presenters: Explorer Dome is presenter-led, lively, interactive and fun! Hands-On Science We believe […]

Schools invited to take part in Just One Tree Day

Just One Tree poster

JUST ONE Tree has announced the dates for the fourth iteration of its highly popular JUST ONE Tree Day, which is an international event that brings together hundreds of schools and encourages children to bring in £1 to plant a tree and help reforest the planet. The day highlights to children and young people how […]

Gateway Adventure Activity Days!

Children at Gateway Adventure

Gateway Adventure’s activity days are all about having fun and a good time, but there is an important element to all the enjoyable activities we deliver to participants. Our aim is for all of our participants is, primarily, to facilitate the development of life skills which are applicable in adult life, for example leadership, cooperation, […]

Storytelling is key to engaging youngsters in the natural world

Iain Stewart encouraging teachers to engage with youngsters with storytelling about the natural world

Geology “rock star” and TV presenter professor Iain Stewart is urging teachers across the nation to become storytellers in a bid to engage more young people in the natural world. The BBC presenter, best known for his science shows such as ‘Men of Rock’ and ‘How the Earth Made Us’, said geography teachers and other […]

Engage students through tailored outdoor experiences with Travelbound 

Students on Omaha Beach with Travelbound 

You know how important time in school is for your students, but have you ever considered how you can make an even greater impact beyond the school walls? Providing your students with varied learning environments away from school can be the key to reaching disengaged learners, re-motivating your students and breaking down the barriers to […]

Are you getting the best value from your residential visits?

Group of girls on residential visit

The majority of primary schools in England only having one residential trip, usually for year 6 students post SATs, meaning most schools see none of the long term benefits of a brilliant residential.  The benefits of learning outside the classroom are now well documented, with evidence to support the health, social and personal impact of […]

Pupils full of bright ideas for improving schools

Students at Pupils Innovation Festival

Primary school pupils are being given the chance to shape the services offered in schools in North Yorkshire and beyond. In the first event of its kind, up to 200 year 6 pupils took part in interactive workshops to give a valuable insight and help to develop a variety of services offered by the county […]