Unless otherwise specified, all Reach Out events are free-of-charge and take place at Nottingham Girls' High School.

Maths Challenge with Business and Enterprise

Thursday 10th October 2019; 10.00am - 2.30pm for girls in Years 4 and 5.

Our first-ever two part event for gifted and talented girls.

Maths Challenge Day on Thursday 10th October will introduce girls to probability and how this can be used to analyse risk within the context of board games. The event is designed to develop and strengthen mathematical logic, strategic planning and problem solving.

Participants will then return to our follow-on event –  Business and Enterprise Challenge on Thursday 18th November to design and manufacture a prototype board game based on their earlier learning. Each school team will then have to pitch their product to a panel of maths and business specialists, demonstrating their financial planning and marketing communications.

Schools are invited to bring one team of four girls and must be able to commit to both challenge days. Booking will be made available on Tuesday 17th September.

Business and Enterprise Day

Thursday 12th December 2019; 10.00am - 2.30pm for boys and girls in Years 4 and 5.

An exciting day aimed at developing creativity, entrepreneurial skills and communication.  Children will need to create and sell their own online Christmas hamper business.  School teams will need to consider what makes a UPS, design user-friendly websites, and most importantly, a series of high quality products.

This event is offered to one team of 4, made up of boys and girls from Years 4 and 5.

Booking will be made available on Wednesday 6th November.

Engineering Challenge Day

Thursday 13th February 2020; 10.00am - 2.30pm for boys and girls in Years 4 and 5.

Our STEM based events are always a huge success and this year we will be asking the teams to design and manufacture a tennis ball launcher using a variety of different resources.  Teams will be measured on the speed of launch, the distance a ball can travel and accuracy of hitting a target.

Schools are invited to bring one team of four made up of boys and girls from Years 4 and 5.

Booking will be made available on Tuesday 14th January 2020.

High Five Netball Tournament

Wednesday 11th March 2020; 2.15 - 4.45pm for boys and girls in Years 5 and 6.

Annual for-fun High Five Netball Tournament.

Schools are invited to bring one team of 8 players, single sex, or mixed, with a maximum of 3 boys per squad. The games will follow with refreshments and awards ceremony in our Dining Hall.

Booking will be made available on Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

Beauty and the Beast matinee

Thursday 19th March 2020; 10.00am - 12.00pm for boys and girls in Year 6.

Fantastic opportunity for schools to attend our morning matinee of Beauty and the Beast.

Further information to be confirmed.

Social Enterprise

Thursday 26th March 2020; 10.00am - 2.30pm for boys and girls in Years 4 and 5.

Children will work in teams to solve a global engineering problem.  Looking at natural resources, the children will work in teams to design and manufacture a product that can be powered by air and water.  Teams will investigate sustainability and clean energy whilst being involved in fun and engaging problem solving activities.

Booking will be made available on Tuesday 25th February 2020.

Maths Challenge Day

Thursday 23rd April 2020; 10.00am - 2.30pm for boys and girls in Years 4 and 5.

Our Maths Enrichment Day is designed to inspire children of all abilities to enjoy learning all things Maths.  Rounds will include investigating Fibonacci numbers using pineapples and code breaking to solve a fictional crime.

Booking will be made available on Tuesday 18th March 2020.

G&T Science Day

Thursday 18th June 2020; 10.00am - 3.00pm for girls in Years 4 and 5.

Our annual Science Day for gifted and talented girls. The day will offer practical experiments in Biology, Chemistry and Physics with subject experts and Sixth Form science ambassadors.

Booking will be made available on Tuesday 21st April 2020.

G&T Computing and Programming

Thursday 2nd July 2020; 10.00am - 2.30pm for boys and girls in Years 4 and 5.

This event aims to develop and challenge knowledge in coding, programming and digital literacy through robotics and a logical problem solving tasks.

Booking will be made available on Tuesday 19th May 2020.

Thank you to the Girls' Day School Trust and HSBC Partnership Fund for their continued support of our programme.