Future masterclasses




Build a Website

Would you like to able to build your own website in a day? Have some brilliant fun learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript code. The basic language of all websites Find out about the history of...

Starts Sun, 21st Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 3, 4.

Get more information

Engduino Coding Workshop

This is a course for young people interested in coding computers. You programming a specialist micro-computer called the Engduino. This has been adapted from an Arduino and has been engineered by University College London to...

Starts Sun, 21st Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Islington, South East / London. NCYG 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

Get more information

Drug Design Using Molecular Modelling

You will look at how scientist and medics create drug molecules by exploring how the human body works and interacts with medicines. You will be involved with hands-on activities and a practical experiment which involve...

Starts Sun, 21st Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 5, 6, 7, 8.

Get more information

Life is Amazing - an intro to Evolution

Life is amazing. How did it start? Where did we come from? Join us for a hands-on, whistle-stop tour as we venture back in time. You will need a keen eye to compare very simple...

Starts Sun, 21st Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 1, 2.

Get more information

It’s a-MAZING

Mazes can be complex mathematical puzzles or real constructions from bricks or hedges. Some are world famous such as the one at Hampton Court that leaves tourists bewildered and sometimes so lost that they have...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Bradford, North West. NCYG 3, 4, 5.

Get more information

Try Your Hand at Making Things Fly + Delving into Space Travel

A CREST Module Why don't aeroplanes flap their wings? Birds do, as do ladybirds. During the day, you will build a number of simple flying objects and then compare these with flights taken in space....

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Bradford, North West. NCYG 6, 7, 8.

Get more information

The Puppet Makers

Pull the lever, which bit moves? Ever wondered how simple mechanisms work? Why, when you peddle a bike 'round and round' you move forward in a straight line. What do we mean by 'input -...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Watford, South West. NCYG 3, 4.

Get more information

Philosophy: What's the big idea? Your chance to have a say

"Can you have a friend that you don't like?" "Is there any such thing as an accident?" What do you feel about questions like these and what would be your answers? Teachers are always asking...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Watford, South West. NCYG 5, 6.

Get more information

Shaping the Future: Utopias and Dystopias

The novels "The Hunger Games", "Divergent" and "Gone" are all similar in the way they present nightmarish visions of a dark future. These dystopian tales are a branch of science fiction, challenging us to think...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Watford, South West. NCYG 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

Get more information

Nature's Engineers - Busy Beavers Workshop

You'll be as busy as a beaver in this hands-on masterclass! Using nature's engineers for inspiration, we will build tall termite towers, finding shapes to add strength and stability and beaver-like dams, capable of blocking...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Bradford, North West. NCYG 1, 2.

Get more information

Shooting Stars

What are 'shooting stars'? Are meteoroids, meteors and meteorites the same thing? Make your own shooting stars from different materials and find out what would happen if they hit a planet. Make a Meteor, Create...

Starts Sat, 27th Jun 2015, runs for 1 day, Watford, South West. NCYG 1, 2, 3, 4.

Get more information

Excitement on an Animal Safari

Priorslee is a marvellous venue for finding minibeasts in their natural habitats. Join us on our safari as we find, identify, classify and learn about the amazing variety of wildlife right under our feet.

Starts Sat, 4th Jul 2015, runs for 11 days, Telford, Black Country. NCYG 3, 4.

Get more information

Book and pay now

Book and apply for a grant

Cracking Criminal Cases

Criminals can be slippery characters but with your help we will track them down. Everything they do leaves a clue and during today's masterclass you will learn to read those tell - tale signs, collect...

Starts Sat, 4th Jul 2015, runs for 1 day, Telford, Black Country. NCYG 5, 6.

Get more information

The Hunter Games

A sequence of global challenges. Will you be the hunted or the hunter? The world holds the key to its own survival and that of the human race. Learn from the tallest tree, to the...

Starts Sun, 5th Jul 2015, runs for 1 day, Tunbridge Wells, South East / London. NCYG 3, 4, 5, 6.

Get more information

Book and pay now

Book and apply for a grant

The Maths of Ipads and Dancing Robots

Can you dance with numbers? Does an Ipad know its maths? Be prepared for the future and do digit discussion. Dig below the surface and strike up a dance with a robot. Once you know...

Starts Sun, 5th Jul 2015, runs for 1 day, Tunbridge Wells, South East / London. NCYG 5, 6.

Get more information