On Thursday 9th February 2017, Bournemouth University students came to Upton Junior School. When they arrived, we had a quick break while they set up in the classroom. After the students had finished setting up, 6S excitedly walked in and found a seat by one of the students. Once Dan and the 6 other students introduced themselves, we played a quick game about what we already knew about University.
Soon after we finished the game, Dan spoke to us again and answered any questions. We found out that in the UK alone, there are 37,500 courses you can take. Then our students gave us each a sheet we had to fill in, which was about if we went to University what course would we take.
When everyone had finished filling in the sheet, our student (Abbie) gave us all an A3 sheet of coloured paper- which was used to make our graduation hats. We then had to decorate round and on top of our hats with what course we’d like to take. Most children (who finished quickly) got to make a scroll to match our hats. A few minutes later- while everyone was wearing their hats- we got given tokens to complete a survey about the workshop.
Thank You Miss Havicon for arranging this incredible workshop!
By Georgia Lambert 6S
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is used to prevent cross site request forgery. An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: