Discovery Day is an event which gives Year 10 pupils the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a Leicester College student, and try out two practical workshops in curriculum areas such as construction; motor vehicle; computing; hairdressing; and health and social care.
Frequently asked questions for schools
Q. How many students can I bring to Discovery Day?
A. There is no upper or lower limit. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Some workshops fill up very quickly however, so early booking is advised.
Q. Can I reserve some places now and let you have names closer to the event?
A. Bookings are only accepted on the Discovery Day booking form, which requires your students’ names and workshop choices.
Q. How many teachers need to attend?
A. If you have students on different campuses, please send at least one teacher for each campus.
Q. Can my students choose subjects at different campuses?
A. Yes, but you need to think about how you are going to transport them during the day.
Q. Should my students wear school uniform?
A. It’s up to you, but if students are joining in with sport or performing arts, they need to wear appropriate loose-fitting clothing and trainers.