UCL Horizons Year 10 Saturday School

Three students with UCL sign

The Year 10 Saturday School is UCL Horizons' largest programme. It is a long term academic enrichment programme for 100 students from inner London non-selective state schools.

Programme structure

Saturday School runs at the UCL Bloomsbury Campus on Saturday mornings from 10am-1pm. Students attend four terms of five weeks from November to June.

Every term students take two modules (see below). 

Module title

Teachers

Terms

Public Speaking
Taught by Speakers Trust Term One and Two
Shakespeare Updated
Taught by a freelance teacher Term One and Two
Using and Abusing Mathematics Taught by a freelance teacher Term One and Two
Introduction to Medicine
Taught by UCL Medical School staff
Term One and Two
Introduction to Law
Taught by Debate Chamber Term Three and Four
The Amazing Brain: Psychology and Neuroscience
Taught by UCL PhD student
Term Three and Four
Physics and Beyond
Taught by a UCL Teaching Fellow
Term Three and Four

Recruitment and eligibility

The Saturday School begins its fifth year in 2013-14. 

Applications for 2013-14 are now closed.

Please note that we only recruit from a selected list of target schools in the inner London boroughs, and applicants must meet our academic and social selection criteria. We do not accept applications that come directly from a student without a teacher reference, and we may not accept applications from students attending schools that are not on our target list.

Please read 'Who can apply?' for more information