Nottingham Potential

After School Science Club

Ignite your pupils’ passion for science whilst developing their ‘working scientifically’ skills with our After School Science Club. 

Our Pharmacy staff and students will lead fun and engaging sessions covering a diverse range of topics from fossils to DNA extraction!  

Children will discover natural phenomena, understand how science is used in real life contexts and conduct experiments. 

In partnership with the School of Pharmacy.

Suitable for

Up to 16 children from years 5 and 6

After School Science Club

Learning Leader


Applications for 2017/18 are now closed.



Key information

Timings and availability

  • Weekly one hour sessions
  • Delivered on Wednesday after school
  • Sequence of 4 weeks plus
  • Spring 2 start dates


School staff must be present during all sessions to supervise pupils and support volunteers.

Curriculum Links

  • Science
    • Working scientifically
    • Living things and their habitats
    • Animals, including humans
    • Properties and changes of materials

Example topics

  • Chemistry in the Kitchen
  • Fossils
  • DNA extraction


Nottingham Potential

The University of Nottingham
A70, King's Meadow Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0115) 951 5075
fax: +44 (0115) 846 8116