Polar Regions VR Workshop
School Workshops - PrimeVR
We have implemented the following to ensure we are COVID safe:
- One headset per child during each workshop (we can adjust how many headsets we bring in based on the size of your bubbles)
- Headsets are cleaned thoroughly between use with antibacterial wipes
- Social distancing is maintained at all times
- You can make a provisional booking without any cancellation fees*
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.
*Cancellation must be due to COVID-19
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 30-50 minutes
- Free follow up literacy based lesson plans for each workshop
- Delivered by qualified teachers and passionate educators
- Over 20 different KS2 workshops to choose from
- Free world map posters and PrimeVR boarding cards
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.
Why book PrimeVR - Polar Regions VR Workshop workshop for your school?
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 Penisula
- Port Lockroy
- Gentoo Penguins
- Leopard Seals
- The North Pole
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 write an information text about everything they have learnt and experienced. Our literacy bundles include lesson plans, example texts and LKS2 and UKS2 writing checklists.
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!
Following on from our workshop, you can download our literacy lesson pack, which encourages children to write about the differences between Antarctica and the Arctic. Each lesson pack includes an instruction sheet, model text and writing checklist (relevant to LKS2 or UKS2).
Curriculum topics available: Polar Regions.
PrimeVR can bring your geography topic to life by transporting your pupils to Antarctica and th North Pole! 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 and Leopard Seals!
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!
What activities are available during this educational workshop?
We cover the following topics using VR:
Rainforests, Space, Egyptians, Mayans, Volcanoes, Wonders of the World, Under the Sea, WW1, Polar Regions, Digestive System, Romans, Stone Age, Mountains, Americas, The Tudors, Vikings, Circulatory System, Africa, Animals, India & Beyond, Journey Across China, The Respiratory System and Around the World.
What size groups do you cater for?
In line with government guidance, we can deliver a maximum of six workshops throughout the school day with a maximum of 15 pupils in each workshop.
We bring in 16 headsets and each pupil will have their own during the workshop. Each headset will be cleaned thoroughly with anti-bacterial wipes in between each use.
We recommend workshops lasting a maximum of 30 minutes.
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.
Reviews from Schools visiting PrimeVR!
"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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