A visit to Industry

Children looking into mixing vesselA visit to see science in action can really reinforce work done in the classroom. Children remember their experience and follow-up activities can help to embed their understanding.

It is really important to liaise effectively with the industrial partner so that the children have a visit tailored to their needs. PSEP industrial partners will have been through a training programme and be more than capable hosts for your children.

Visits are often daunting but the PSEP materials give plenty of advice and practical support. Safety is of course an issue, but no industrial partner will invite you onto site unless they have considered carefully all aspects of health and safety.

It is essential you obtain a copy of the risk assessment your industrial partner has completed for your visit.

Children see real-world applications of their classroom science