Surrey Explorers


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See the diary for information on the Surrey Explorers Summer Schools, 13th and 30th August 2018!

Summer 2018

We meet about five times each term.

Meetings are usually held on Sunday mornings from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

From November 2016, we normally meet at Kingswood House School, 56 West Hill, Epsom, Surrey KT19 8LG.


MONDAY 13th August, 10.45 - 15.00 --and-- THURSDAY 30th August, 11.45 - 16.00
Surrey Explorers Summer School, Putney

Venue: PUTNEY METHODIST CHURCH, Gwendolen Avenue SW15 6SN (5 mins walk from Putney mainline station and East Putney District Line). The church is on the corner of Gwendolen Avenue and Upper Richmond Road. Free parking in (smallish) church car park.

Enriched Learning for the curious child

Understanding Poetry * Storytelling * Lawrence of Arabia * Charles Dickens * Why go to war? * Thinking skills * ancient texts and scripture as history and literature ............ and other eclectic topics

This summer school is intended for children aged eight to thirteen to expand their comprehension and writing skills beyond what is taught in school. It is best suited for those who are creative, perhaps naturally more advanced than their peers, and who are bored or insufficiently stretched by lessons.

The school is led by Oxbridge undergraduate humanities students with help from sixth-formers from St Paul's School.

It aims to foster the super-curricular interest in literature, history and philosophy which is the perfect grounding for academic success at a higher level, as well as for a well-rounded intellectual life. Sessions will be taught in small year groups.

£25 per child, £23 for PPUK members. Buffet lunch included. If you cannot come to both days, each day is standalone. Places limited to 30 children. To book, email Jenny, stating your child's name, age, school, school year entering in September and whether you are a member of PPUK. Payment on the day.

Topics to be announced.