Our workshops are a great way of bringing the curriculum to life without the hassle of organising a school trip!
During the Polar Regions workshop, your children will visit and see:
- Antarctica's landscape
- Antarctic Peninsula
- Gentoo Penguins
- Polar Bears
- Arctic Fox
- A Canadian lynx
In addition to visiting Antarctica and the Arctic, your pupils will learn all about the similarities and differences between these two locations.
Following on from this workshop, your pupils can produce an amazing piece of creative writing!
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What activities are available during this educational workshop?
We cover the following topics using VR:
Ancient Maya, The Romans, The Vikings, The Egyptians, The Greeks, The Stone Age, World Wars, Polar Regions, North America, South America, China, Wonders of the World, Around the World, Mount Everest, Africa, Animals, Ocean Explorers, The Rainforest, Volcanoes, Biomes, Space and Climate Change.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Curriculum topics available: Creative writing.
At PrimeVR, we understand how difficult it can be to inspire children with their writing. We aim to create excitement by virtually transporting your class to the Polar Regions! Not only will we provide your class with exciting facts about Antarctica and the Arctic but we'll also provide them with an experience to ignite their imagination. Give VR a go and see how it helps with creative writing!
Curriculum topics available: Polar Regions.
PrimeVR can bring your geography topic to life by transporting your pupils to Antarctica and the Arctic Circle! Using virtual reality headsets, we'll introduce your class to the differences between these two locations as well as give them an up close encounter with gentoo penguins, an Arctic fox, a polar bear, a moose, buffalo and a Canadian lynx.
We'll also discuss what impact climate change is having on the Polar Regions and what repercussions this could have on the rest of the world!
We have visited a number of SEN schools across the country, from KS2 in primary to KS3 and KS4 in secondary schools. We have a range of workshops that can be adapted to suit your students' needs. Get in touch if you have any questions about what we can provide for your school.
What size groups do you cater for?
We can deliver up to six workshops throughout the school day with a maximum of 32 pupils in each workshop.
We bring in 16 headsets and pupils will share one between two during workshops.
We recommend workshops lasting approximately 30-45 minutes.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Please get in touch if you have any specific questions regarding accessing our VR headsets.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes. We've worked with a number of SEN schools and the response/feedback to VR has been fantastic.
Who are PrimeVR?
PrimeVR is the UK’s leading Virtual Reality workshop provider and works with schools nationwide to help bring the curriculum to life.
How does a PrimeVR day work?
- Topic based VR workshops for all of KS2
- Each workshop lasts 30-45 minutes
- Delivered by qualified teachers and passionate educators
- Over 20 different KS2 workshops to choose from
- Free world map posters
If you are new to VR and you’re unsure about how it works in the classroom, check out our 5* reviews from teachers on Google, Trustpilot and Facebook.
Reviews from Schools..
★★★★★ "We took part in the Polar Regions VR workshops in Early November this year. The children were so engaged in the experience, enjoyed seeing different animals and learning interesting facts about them. The workshops gave the children such a valuable experience and a greater understanding of the areas they are currently studying. It was a fantastic activity for them to take part in! Andy, who ran our workshop, did a great job in getting the pupils excited about our new topic. Thank you! "
Bandon Hill Meadow Field
★★★★★ "The whole of KS2 had an amazing start to their topic with PrimeVR.
The choice of topics available was fantastic and the delivery was brilliant. We enjoyed it so much, we have booked again."
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We have implemented the following to ensure we are COVID safe:
- All headsets are cleaned at the start and end of each day.
- Social distancing is maintained at all times, where possible.
- All PrimeVR team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Our workshops are COVID safe and are a fantastic way of taking children on school trips, without leaving the classroom. Please enquire about our detailed risk assessment and we'll be more than happy to send you a copy.