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The A ‘maze’ ing challenge will be introduced with exploration into the underpinning educational principles. Such principles will include aspects that explore job roles in the Early Years and Education sector e.g. Childcare / Teaching. at Higher Horizons+

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A 'maze' ing! Early Years and Education Taster Event

University event offered by Higher Horizons+

Event Summary:

The A ‘maze’ ing challenge will be introduced with exploration into the underpinning educational principles. Such principles will include aspects that explore job roles in the Early Years and Education sector e.g. Childcare / Teaching.

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Full Event Details:

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This session will include a taster investigation into underpinning Education and Child Psychological theory, Teaching and learning strategies.

Participants will then be encouraged to pair up (although individual work is fine too). They are then assigned the task of designing and creating a large or small scale maze using the variety of creative and recycled materials available to them. To conclude, participants will have time to showcase their finished article before taking it home with them.

Why?
Exploration into recycled art, a STEAM challenge and fine motor physicality.

Where?
Staffordshire University- Stoke Campus (though this can be requested to be delivered in a school)

When?
Early September, early January and June are preferential, though booking is welcome at any time.

Number of students?
A minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 at a time.

Year Groups?
Y9 – Y12

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

5

Institution Profile:

Higher Horizons+
Visit higherhorizons.co.uk to find out more and book exciting new outreach initiatives for your school.

Higher Horizons+ has been funded by the Office for Students for the next two years to deliver collaborative outreach in target areas of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire. The Programme aims to encourage young people to think about their future educational progression and double the number of young people from under-represented groups progressing to university by 2020.

How much will the new Outreach Activity cost your school?
All activity delivered by Higher Horizons+ is funded by the government, via the Office for Students, including transport costs. We also have bursaries available to help cover the cost of cover supervisors in school when you attend our outreach events off site.

How to get in touch
If you would like to find out more about the programme and request activity you can contact us via:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01782 734238
Website: higherhorizons.co.uk

Can my students sign up for programmes directly?
The Unify Summer School, for Year 10s, is learner sign up. They can access information here: higherhorizons.co.uk/unify

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