Introduction session

Introduction session

The first step on your University Detectives adventure! 

Designed to increase pupils’ awareness and understanding of university; this introductory session lets children get into the role of detectives and allows them to practise the skills they will need for uncovering clues about university. 

Through games and engaging activities, children will learn about societies and explore when and why people go to university.


Is it for you?

  • Suitable for Year 2
  • 45 minute session delivered in school 
  • 1 class per session
  • School staff must be present to supervise children and support activities

Curriculum links


  • Reflecting on personal strengths 
  • Raising aspirations and motivation for learning 
  • Careers related learning


  • Reading comprehension  
  • Spoken language  

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