Young Scientists Summer School

Science is far more than a body of knowledge, it is a way of thinking.  The Young Scientists Summer School focuses on developing intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and the desire to explore academic material independently.  Taking in a wide range of skills from the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering, students will discover how to build bridges, design a rocket and a Mars rover, search for life on distant planets, and trace the history of the universe all the way back to a trillionth of a second after the big bang.

A strong emphasis will be placed on collaborative problem-solving, with an expert tutor on hand to provide constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement.

A detailed schedule will be available for this course soon.

The structure of the course across three days ensures an enjoyable variety of puzzles, problems, activities and exercises. During each session, students will benefit from the sensitive guidance of our friendly team of tutors, and from small class sizes which ensure that there is plenty of opportunity for each voice to be heard. At the end of the course, students will leave feeling inspired to explore the wonders of the universe, and motivated to make a difference.

Science is far more than a body of knowledge, it is a way of thinking. The Young Scientists Summer School focuses on developing intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and the desire to explore academic material independently.  Taking in a wide range of skills from the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering, students will discover how to build bridges, design a rocket and a Mars rover, search for life on distant planets, and trace the history of the universe all the way back to a trillionth of a second after the big bang.

A strong emphasis will be placed on collaborative problem-solving, with an expert tutor on hand to provide constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement.

A detailed schedule will be available for this course soon.

The structure of the course across three days ensures an enjoyable variety of puzzles, problems, activities and exercises. During each session, students will benefit from the sensitive guidance of our friendly team of tutors, and from small class sizes which ensure that there is plenty of opportunity for each voice to be heard. At the end of the course, students will leave feeling inspired to explore the wonders of the universe, and motivated to make a difference.

Practical Details

While the coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, courses will be held online, rather than in-person.

At this stage, it is unclear what the situation will be for summer 2021 in terms of in-person events – we will continue to review the situation as it develops, but in-person courses will not be scheduled until we can be confident that they can go ahead safely, and with a very low probability of disruption.

In any case, it is very likely that online courses will be offered next summer in addition to in-person events, for those who would prefer not to travel to London. Booking for online summer events will open in late Autumn 2020.

The Young Scientists Summer School is open to students aged 11 – 14, and will take place 5th – 6th August 2021.

The online course is two days in length, and teaching hours on each day will run from 10.00am till 3.30pm, with a lunch break. 

The cost for this course is £180, and you can reserve your place with a 25% non-refundable deposit. The remainder of the payment is due eight weeks in advance of the course start date. Please see here for full booking terms and conditions.

If you are interested in this course, either in person or online you can click on the ‘Express Your Interest’ button below and let us know that you would like to hear about any news or updates related to this event.

If you have any questions, simply call us on 0800 810 1058 or email us at info@debatechamber.com.