Experiences

We have designed a range of exciting and engaging learning experiences that encourage learning, build self-esteem and create aspirations.

All of our learning experiences support the National Curriculum and most of them can be organised to fit around your school year. To find out more about the schools that we work with please visit our FAQ page.

If you are interested in booking an experience with us, please call us on 01482 466045 or email l.newlove@hull.ac.uk

Take a look at some of the experiences available to your school.

I’m Thinking of the Future

ERYC Mock Election Experience

Aims The Experience

A Day in the Life of the NHS
Aims To learn about one of the UK’s biggest employers To gain an insight into the variety of job roles available in the NHS To begin to understand the skills and qualifications needed To develop a broad understanding of the use of science and technology in the NHS To understand the level of commitment needed [...]
BP STEM Experience
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Edinburgh Experience

Aims Pre-visit to school The Experience Post-visit to school  

Engineering My Future: Ron Dearing UTC

Aims Itinerary        

Kip on a Ship

To help children gain an understanding of distance, travel and transport

Night at the Museum

A tour of London on foot and using the underground

London Experience

To develop children’s sense of identity and opinions through

I’m Ambitious

Young Engineers GGP Consult

Aims  

Amazon Experience
Aims To learn about one of the world’s biggest businesses To gain an insight into the everyday operation of Amazon To begin to understand the different jobs available and the skills and qualifications needed To develop a broad understanding of the quantity of different products Amazon distributes To discover the role IT plays in logistics [...]
Trident Experience

The Trident Experience gives children the opportunity to learn about the world’s fastest growing brand management company who use the latest digital and graphics technology to design packaging. Aims The Visit

Aunt Bessie’s Experience
The Aunt Bessie's Experience gives children the opportunity to see inside one of Hull's famous manufacturers to learn about food development and production. Aims To help children understand the wider world that exists outside of their community To raise aspirations for future careers To learn how a manufacturing facility works To begin to understand the [...]
Hull University Experience

Visit Hull’s own university campus to learn about the departments and what life is like as a student. Aims Itinerary

Smith and Nephew Experience

A visit to the company’s Wound Management Centre in Hull really is an experience not to be missed! The module provides an opportunity for pupils to see how one of the top companies in the world, regarding wound care, actually operates. Aims Itinerary

ERYC Comms Experience
AVAILABLE TO EAST RIDING SCHOOLS ONLY East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University are teaming up to offer pupils in the East Riding an insight into the world of communications and the media. Pupils will learn about the skills involved in careers such as journalism, public relations and marketing [...]
Run a Hotel for the Day
Aims To introduce the world of hotels to our Hull and East Yorkshire children. To learn about the people who use hotels and their potential destinations when in our city. To know how to use a hotel, from booking to leaving and be aware of the protocol and services available To become aware of the [...]
Marine Biologist For a Day

The Living Seas Centre is Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s exciting coastal education facility set amongst the beautiful chalk cliffs of South Landing, Flamborough. The centre offers a wide range of activities to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds about the diverse and exciting marine wildlife found off the Yorkshire coast. “Marine Biologist for a Day” […]

BAE Systems Experience

To gain an insight into BAE Systems as a significant

ARCO Experience

To learn about the history of one of Hull’s oldest

AB Ports & P&O Ferries

To learn about the history of Hull as a port and the role

BBC Experience

A visit to the BBC studios in Hull to learn about opportunities

I’m Intelligent

Bishop Burton Experience
Aims To raise children's aspirations and interest in further education To foster understanding of further education subjects and college life To learn about the facilities and courses available at Bishop Burton college The Experience Meet Bishop Burton staff and students Tour the campus Visit the animal management unit Take part in activities relating to courses [...]
Me, Myself and I

          Me, Myself and I can run over a school day or can be split into 4 sessions. Year 5 Emotional Vocabulary Programme This programme enables pupils to build resilience and engage them in their own development of confidence, self-esteem and belief in their abilities. Aims Understand how to respect and […]

Intergenerational Experience

Children spend valuable time with members of a local residential home, sheltered housing scheme or day centre, to bring classroom learning to life, as members reminisce about days gone by, giving children the opportunity to compare and contrast the past to the present day. The experience can be designed to complement your school’s current topic […]

RSPB Experience

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, North Yorkshire Between April and August each year, almost quarter of a million seabirds come to Bempton and make the cliffs come alive. There are adults bringing food to their nests and young chicks making their first faltering flights, creating a unique and very special experience for your pupils. Bempton Cliffs provides […]

Humber Fire and Rescue

Aims Itinerary Workshops Inside the Fire Service Firefighting Activities Public Safety (Fire, Water, Road) Team building (Drill Yard)    

Primary Environmental Conference

To engage children in PLAN-IT-ECO conferences, promoting environmental

Farm Experience

A visit to a fully working and operational farm

I’m Fit and Healthy

Healthy Eating with Ladies in Pigs

Aims The Experience

Dance and Drama

Aims To understand the benefits of movement and expression for a healthy mind To appreciate how physical activities can raise mood, performance and achievement To perform dances using a range of movement patterns To develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance To show children a different kind of physical activity To encourage children to want […]

Healthy Lifestyles

A one hour a week programme over four consecutive weeks.

I’m Proud of my City

Ambassadors of Hull

To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Hull

Ambassadors of Bridlington
Aims To become familiar with Bridlington and its many historical locations To learn about the role of an ambassador and what the term means To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Bridlington and explain why they are important to its history To build children’s enthusiasm for the town of Bridlington so they feel [...]
Trawling from Hull

Aims   Itinerary

Ambassadors of Hornsea
Aims To become familiar with Hornsea and its many historical locations. To learn about the role of an ambassador and what the term means. To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Hornsea and explain why they are important to its history. To build children’s enthusiasm in the town of Hornsea so they feel ownership [...]
St Stephen’s Experience

The St Stephen’s Experience gives children the opportunity to see behind the scenes of a shopping centre and learn about the different jobs involved. Aims The Visit

Humber Cruises

A full day cruise along the River Humber with workshops and activities

I’m Creative

Creative Storytelling

This fun packed creative storytelling day for Key Stage 2 introduces pupils to the creative world of animations. During the day the pupils will be planning an animation with digital storyboards, capturing scenes by creating short videos and editing their final movie, adding graphics, sound effects and music to produce something they will be proud […]

C4DI Experience
This is a valuable experience for two children from each school who have an interest in tech/coding/3D printing and computers. It doesn't matter if they are girls or boys or what their academic ability is just as long as they have an interest in computers and tech. What we are not looking for is children [...]
Digital Art

To visit the Maritime Museum and explore the different collections

Paintbox

A visit to the village of Warter (Hockney country)

I’m Enterprising

Game Designer

Each gaming project is designed to foster children’s skills in critical and creative thinking, problem solving and  collaboration with peers. There are three projects to choose from: Once the digital games are complete they can be shared with players from around the world. The finished games can also be used as an exciting stimulus to […]

Wanted Dragon

The pupils in Key Stage 1 will be amazed as they bring a dragon to life using the power of augmented reality. Working in pairs the children will take part in a number of highly engaging multimedia activities which conclude with the pupils designing a clever trap that will eventually capture the troublesome dragon. Activities […]

Digital Apprentice

This fun packed classroom day for pupils utilises the power of technology as they embark on developing an exciting new business idea. During the project the pupils will:   The session is underpinned by 21st Century Skills (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking) and the pupils will also use the following skills: ipads and apps will be […]