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    Masterclasses

    How to Apply

    Physics Masterclass for 2018-19 Year 5 children - Thursday 4 July

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    • We have written to head teachers of participating schools with details of how to obtain tickets.

    Saturday Masterclasses will be for 2019-20 Year 6 children - Autumn Term 2019​​

    • Read this page carefully then click on the link in the table below to the course that you are interested in.
    • Check that your child will be available for all the dates listed.
    • Complete the application form before 8am on Thursday 27 June - the link is at the bottom of each course page.
    • Await news of a place. This will be sent by email before the evening of Thursday 11 July. Please check your junk/spam filters!

    About our Masterclasses

    Our Masterclasses programme received national recognition when it was shortlisted for a Times Educational Supplement Independent Schools Award in 2016.

    Each academic year we hold 'Masterclasses' for local primary school children.

    We aim to bring together like-minded children to explore their subjects in a fun yet thought-provoking way. The sessions are highly interactive and give the children the chance to meet and work with others from a wide range of schools. Many of our Masterclass pupils have found the whole experience to be a huge confidence booster plus excellent preparation for their moves to secondary school.

    Kimbolton School Chemistry Masterclass
    Maths Masterclass at Kimbolton SchoolUsing the Pellegrini Staircase for Inspiration: the History and English Masterclass at Kimbolton SchoolHistory and English Masterclass at Kimbolton School: Exploring the ChapelMaths Masterclass at Kimbolton School

    Designed for Year 5 children (Year 6 in the Autumn Term) who have a genuine interest and ability in their subjects, the classes run as follows:

    Term Course Duration
    Spring Philosophy for Children Four 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
    (for Year 5) Spanish Language and Culture Four 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
      Chemistry Single 90-minute evening demonstration with plenty of audience participation
    Summer History and English Six one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings
    (for Year 5) Mathematics Six one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings
      Sciences Six 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
      Physics Single 90-minute evening demonstration with plenty of audience participation
    Autumn History and English Six one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings
    (for Year 6) Mathematics Six one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings
      Sciences Six 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
      Chemistry Single 90-minute evening demonstration with plenty of audience participation

    Each Saturday Masterclass session is independent of the others - but we do expect children to commit to taking a complete series of classes.  With the exception of the Chemistry and Physics Masterclasses, which may be attended alongside Saturday ones, children may participate in only one course per term.  Please note that, while we welcome all applications, those from children who have already attended a Saturday Masterclass will be given a lower priority for any further Saturday courses.

    There is no charge for our Masterclasses.

    We welcome feedback from parents and children - look at our Testimonials page to see what others think of our Masterclasses programme.

    Masterclasses Coordinator

    Community Relations Manager/
    PR & Communications Manager

    01480 862207