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UCL Horizons Year 10 Saturday School

Three students with UCL sign

The UCL Horizons Year 10 Saturday School is a sustained engagement 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, 21 sessions in total.

Every term students take two modules (all modules are listed below). 

Module title

Teachers

Terms

Public Speaking
Taught by a freelance teacher Term One and Two
Riots and Protests

Taught by a UCL History PhD student

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

Space

Taught by a UCL Physics PhD student
Term Three and Four
Introduction to Law
Taught by Debate Chamber Term Three and Four
English Literature
Taught by a freelance teacher
Term Three and Four
Neuroscience
Taught by a UCL researcher
Term Three and Four

Recruitment and eligibility

Applications for the UCL Horizons Year 10 Saturday School are now open.

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.