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    Masterclasses

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    Our next Saturday Masterclasses will be for 2017-18 Year 5 children and will be held in Summer Term 2018. 

    All the places for this series have now been offered.

    The following series will be for 2018-19 Year 6 children and will be held in Autumn 2018.  We will write to head teachers of participating schools to invite them to nominate suitable pupils in mid-May. The deadline for applications will be late June and we will email the parents/carers of applicants with news of places in early July.

    Please read through this page carefully then use the links below or left to refer to the individual course pages.

    About our Masterclasses

    Our Masterclasses programme received national recognition when it was shortlisted for a Times Educational Supplement Independent Schools Award 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
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    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 Coding and Programming Four 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
    (for Year 5) Philosophy for Children Four 90-minute sessions on Saturday mornings
      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

    Other than the Coding and Programming course, each Saturday Masterclass session is independent of the others - but we do expect children to commit to attending a complete series of classes.  With the exception of the Chemistry and Physics Masterclasses, children may attend only one course per term.  Please note that, while we welcome all applications, those from children who have already attended a Masterclass will be given a lower priority for any further 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 862007