Beyond the Night Sky

Beyond the Night Sky

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Discover exciting facts about the universe with our student astronomers!

Our Learning Leaders volunteers from the School of Physics and Astronomy will guide pupils through a series of engaging and insightful sessions. The interactive sessions include:

  • Classifying Galaxies - why and how galaxies are classified
  • Dot-to-Dot Constellations - stories and myths about the night sky
  • Inflativerse - experiencing the night sky through a range of different shows in our brand new mobile planetarium

Is it for you?

  • Suitable for years 4, 5 and 6
  • Weekly 60 minute sessions 
  • Take place on Wednesday afternoons
  • Delivered for 4 consecutive weeks in Spring 2
  • School staff must be present to supervise children in all sessions
  • Minimum size of school hall 6.5m x 6.5m and 3.5m in height

Curriculum links


  • Earth and space – describe the movement of the moon relative to the earth
  • Working scientifically


    • Reading comprehension - myths and legends

Further information

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