Y 11 GCSE Science Live Day Trip

Please note that all of the details provided below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  The illustrations are taken from previous years’ trips and cannot be guaranteed.    

Audience: Year 11 GCSE Science Selected Students
Trip Organiser: Mr P Findlay (Teacher of Science)
Approx Cost Per Pupil: £35 (Upon application)
Pupil Premium Criteria: May apply for this trip
Limited Places: 100 (Missed Opportunity Criteria may apply)
Usual Month of Departure: December (Dates will be confirmed in the Trip Bulletin)
Opens for Applications: TBC
Usual Duration: 1 day
Departs & Returns in School Hours: No (Early departure/ Late afternoon return)
Packed Lunch Required: Yes
Term Time or Holiday: Term time
Method(s) of Transport: Coach
Venue: ALDWYCH Theatre, London

Final arrangements will be provided upon confirmation that your child has been allocated a place. 



This exciting science day is specifically aimed at GCSE Science students, giving an opportunity to see and hear five of Britain’stop scientists. 

The scientists who are scheduled to speak at this event are:  

  • Professor Lord Robert Winston, a distinguished scientist and medical doctor
  • Professor Andrea Sella, who will be using chemicals on stage to illustrate his ideas 
  • Professor Alice Roberts, clinical anatomist and Professor at the University of Birmingham  
  • Professor Jim Al-Khalili from the University of Surrey and BBC presenter 
  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Space Scientist & Lecturer 
  • Stewart Chenery, the Chief Examiner, will give tips on exam success  

These speakers are subject to change.