The Corsham School Taster Sessions

Our Taster Sessions are designed to offer further opportunities for students to experience learning at The Corsham School.  The sessions are open to students in Years 4, 5 and 6 at any Primary School

Please see details of sessions available below.  To book, please contact community@corsham.wilts.sch.uk stating which session (s) your child is interested in.  Please see FAQ’s below for additional information.

 Taster-Session-Leaflet.pdf

Tuesday 26th February 2019              

4pm-5.15pm

Introduction to Music Technology Workshop with The Corsham School Music Department.

A hands-on experience learning music technology skills including access to our recording studios.

Thursday 7th March 2019                   

3.45pm-5pm

‘Bake Off’ Challenge

Experience the challenge of making the ‘perfect scones’!  Join us in Food Technology for a Bake Off technical challenge!

Tuesday 12th March 2019                  

4pm-5.15pm

Microscope Master Class

Join The Corsham School’s Science Team in an exciting experiment using microscopes.  You never know what you might discover!  

 

Wednesday 3rd April  2019  

4pm-5.15pm

@CorshamDrama’s 60 minute Challenge

Join The Corsham School’s Drama Department in creating a unique piece of theatre in 60 minutes!  Performance to be held at 5pm in Drama Studio 2.

Tuesdays from 30th April to 21st May  2019 (incl)

                                                         3.15pm-4.15pm

The Making Room Sessions

Join our very own Artist-in Residence, Mazy Bartlett, in The Corsham School’s  ‘Making  Room’; a creative workshop designed to stimulate the imagination.

Thursday 9th May 2019

3pm-4pm

Come Climbing!

Join Mr Derby, from The Corsham School’s PE Department, for an active session on the Climbing Wall at the Springfield Community Campus.

Tuesday 4th June 2019

4-5pm

Memory Matters

Find out how accurate your memory is and why this matters in real life.  Join The Corsham School’s Psychology Team in learning how our memory works and how your brain can deceive you!

Thursday 13th June 2019

4pm-5pm

Story & Film Creation Workshop

Ever wondered how to tell a story through film?  Join The Corsham School’s English, Media  & Film Studies Team in learning how.

Monday 24th June 2019

3.45pm-5pm

The Great Maths Treasure Hunt!

Join The Corsham School Maths Team on an exciting Treasure Hunt that will get you exploring a variety of mathematical concepts.

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

4pm-5.15pm

Photography Workshop

Gain an insight into the world of Photography with an opportunity to explore light and

imagery and develop photographs in The Corsham School’s very own Dark Rooms.

Tuesday 9th July 2019

4pm-5.15pm

Create your own Chain Reaction!

A Design & Technology Workshop that explores aspects of engineering to create a chain reaction that is limited only by the imagination.

The Corsham School Taster Sessions FAQ’s

 

Is there a cost for the Taster Sessions?

No, all sessions are offered free of charge.  Ingredients will be provided for the ‘Bake Off Challenge.’

How do I book a place on a Taster Session?

Please email community@corsham.wilts.sch.uk to reserve a place.  You will be asked to complete a registration form so that we can have emergency contact information for yourself and your child.

Is there any prior knowledge/experience needed for any of the sessions?

No, all sessions are tailored to cater for beginners in the different specialisms.

Where do I drop my child off?

Please bring your child to Main Reception five minutes prior to the start of the session so that your child can be registered and the children will be shown to the venue for the session.

Will refreshments be available?

Yes, there will drinks and a snack available for the children during the session.

Am I able to come along to the session with my child?

There are some sessions which are open to parents/carers to attend too.  They are:

  • Microscope Masterclass
  • The Great Maths Treasure Hunt
  • Memory Matters

We also ask that parents join the Drama session at 5pm when children will showcase their learning.  A member of staff will meet you at 4.55pm at Main Reception to show you to the venue.

Will photos be taken of my child?

On the registration form, we do ask for photo consent so that we can take photos during the sessions.  However, this is optional.

My child has a food allergy/intolerance, will they be able to take part in the ‘Bake Off’ Session?

Yes, as long as we have the details of your child’s medical or dietary needs, recipes can be adapted and provision made to ensure that your child can take part.

Does my child have to bring anything with them?

Your child does not need to bring any specific equipment.  However, for the Drama Session, please can your child wear loose, comfortable clothing and soft/comfortable shoes.  Also, for climbing, please can children wear appropriate clothing and trainers.