Discovery Days: Astronomy

Discovery Days: Astronomy

Discover exciting facts about the universe with our student astronomers, classify galaxies and explore the sky in our Inflativerse planetarium.

Introducing the concept of university and helping children to think about their futures, our outreach officers will run sessions in school, both before and after the Discovery Day.

In partnership with School of Physics and Astronomy


Is it for you?

    • Year group suitability: Year 4 to Year 6
    • Taking place Wednesday 19 June 2024
    • Maximum capacity: 2 classes; 60 pupils
    • Recommended ratio: at least 2 adults for up to 20 pupils. One extra adult for each additional 10 children
    • School staff must be present to supervise children throughout the day

Curriculum links


  • Working scientifically

  • Earth and space


    • Reading comprehension - myths and legends

Further information

We can help fund the cost of visiting the University. Find out more on our travel bursaries page.

For more information, please take a look at our FAQs or email us.