KS3 Learning Days for Year 7 and 8 2019-20

KS3 Learning Days for Year 7 and Year 8 students 2019-2020

These days are for able students from any state schools in Years 7 and 8, run in Oxford in conjunction with Balliol and other colleges. They are designed to introduce younger learners to the Oxplore website, which encourages students to debate some of our ‘Big Questions’ with the aim of developing thinking and discussion skills.

The maximum number of students any school can bring is 15. The programme for the day is outlined below:

  • 10.30-11.15am: Higher education presentation
  • 11.15am-12.00pm: Oxplore workshop, with the aim of developing thinking and discussion skills
  • 12.00-12.45pm: Lunch (please note that this may take place at a neighbouring college)
  • 12.45-1.30pm: College tour
  • 1.30-2.40pm: Academic workshop and evaluation
  • 2.45-3.45pm: Optional museum visit, which must be requested at the time of booking

Dates for 2019-2020:

  • Wednesday 23 October 2019 (MFL)
  • Friday 25 October 2019 (Maths)
  • Wednesday 6 November 2019 (English)
  • Thursday 21 November 2019 (Maths)
  • Friday 22 November 2019 (MFL)
  • Thursday 9 January 2020 (Maths)
  • Thursday 30 January 2020 (English)
  • Thursday 6 February (English)
  • Wednesday 12 February 2020 (MFL)
  • Friday 14 February 2020 (Maths)
  • Friday 20 March (English)
  • Tuesday 24 March  2020 (MFL)

These days are heavily oversubscribed, so please do not make a booking unless you have approval to attend. Withdrawing at the last minute deprives other schools of an opportunity to take part.

To make a bookingplease complete this online booking form. Your form will be acknowledged within a few days and you will be informed about whether or not we can offer you a place.