Primary Taster Sessions
Taster Sessions 2022
1. Coding Masterclass
Tuesday 21th June 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm
Let our Digital Leaders lead you through Scratch code; the perfect introduction to coding.
2. Story & Film Creation Workshop - NOW FULL
Tuesday 28th June 3.45 pm - 5.15 pm
Ever wondered how to tell a story through film? Join The Corsham School’s English, Media & Film Studies Team in learning how.
3. Bake Off Challenge - NOW FULL
Weds 29th June 3.45 pm-5 pm
Experience the challenge of making the ‘perfect muffins’! Join us in Food Technology for a Bake Off technical challenge!
4. Art Workshop - NOW FULL
Monday 4th July 3.45 pm-5 pm
Calling all artists, join our Art Department in a creative workshop designed to stimulate the imagination.
5. Memory Matters
Tuesday 5th July 3.45 - 4.45 pm
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!
6. Grand Monster Vert (Monster Mash)
Weds 6th July 3.45 pm-4.45 pm
We will read and understand a short children's story together and create our own monsters! (in French). Va-t'an grand monster vert!
7. The Great Maths Treasure Hunt
Monday 11th July 3.45 pm-5 pm
Join The Corsham School Maths Team on an exciting Treasure Hunt that will get you exploring a variety of mathematical concepts.
8. Creative Writing Workshop
Weds 13th July 3.45 pm-4.45 pm
Come and join our English Team to explore different techniques in writing using your own creativity and imagination.
September 2022 Term 1 Taster Sessions
1. Modelling a Volcano - NOW FULL
Tues 20th Sept 3.45pm-5pm
Come and study the most powerful force in nature i.e. volcanoes.
We will also look into where they can be found, and how they erupt and affect people. Then we will make a volcano! All materials will be provided to make your spectacular 3D model.
2. @CorshamDrama’s 60-Minute Challenge
Monday 19th Sept 3.45pm-4.45pm
Join The Corsham School’s Drama Department in creating a unique piece of theatre in 60 minutes! The performance is to be held at 4.45 pm in Drama Studio 1.
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 go to www.corsham.wilts.sch.uk. Our Primary Taster Sessions page can be found under ‘Admissions’. There you will find a Registration Form to complete. We ask that you select up to three sessions that you would like your child to attend and complete the form by Monday 4th July 2022. We will let you know as soon as possible which sessions your child has been allocated.
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. Your child will be brought back to Main Reception at the end of the session.
Will refreshments be available?
Yes, there will be drinks and a snack available for the children during the session. Please let us know of any dietary requirements on the Registration Form.
Am I able to come along to the session with my child?
These sessions are designed for the students to attend independently. However, we ask that parents join the Drama session at 4.45pm when children will showcase their learning. A member of staff will meet you at 4.40pm 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 provisions 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.