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Our virtual courses, weekend classes, camps and workshops cater for children aged 4 to 17. All levels of knowledge are welcome.
Our classes, workshops and camps take place at Baden Powell House conveniently located in South Kensington. We also run Easter and summer camps at Imperial College London for children aged 9-17. We we also make use of other UK and international locations.
Yes, we highly recommend our pack of four trial lessons for children to explore and experience a wider range of topics in any of our virtual courses or weekend classes.
Unfortunately, we do not allow parents to stay and observe a session. There is nothing to worry about we have tutors, mentors and supervisors in the room and in the lab who are highly qualified and trained with a great wealth of experience working with children aged 4-17.
The maximum ratio we allow is 1:15. However, for any of our technology sessions (Coding, Mechatronics and Robotics) our ratio is 1:8.
We just facilitate the topic and a brief overview. Unfortunately, we do not provide parents, carers and/or children with power points, teaching resources and/or lessons.
Yes, we do. We are now accepting childcare vouchers. Please contact us on 020 7871 0481 (option 3) if you have any questions.
We encourage parents and carers to pay at least 24 hours in advance before the actual session occurs. All payments should be strictly done before attending the session that has been booked. Richer Education reserves the right to refuse entry to any of its courses, camps and/or activities if payment has not been received.
All of our staff are Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checked and will display an ID badge. Also, we will ask you upon registering whether your child has any medical conditions or learning disability. Then, we can make appropriate arrangements.
Yes, there is always an adult in the room and/or in the lab specialised in paediatric first aid training certified by the British Red Cross.
We employ a range of PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, teaching and support staff from primary and secondary school teachers. All our tutors, mentors and supervisors are specialists in their respective subjects.
We have a main lead tutor who explains the tasks or experiments to the whole class. After the main demonstration children break away with their respective tutors and mentors according to their age and level of knowledge.
Children will be participating in a variety of practical activities. Children will be working in groups, independently and supported by tutors as they create, question, collaborate and find solutions to problems.
During our camps, it is advisable to provide your child with at least a bottle of water, a packed lunch and a snack.
We will provide your child with any stationery, worksheets, laptops, robots (as required). Richer Education will provide practical equipment.
Our weekends workshops and camps build upon children’s existing knowledge and address any misconceptions they may have. The development of skills such as communication, literacy, collaboration and reasoning are transferable across subjects.
You can book virtual courses, classes and camps online.
We will need some basic information from you about your child and an emergency contact name and number (we will not share your data with any other parties). Sessions must be paid in advance to guarantee a place.
Yes, although we recommend that you encourage your child to attend a full term rather than isolated sessions as all sessions are linked to guarantee the continuity of learning and the development of skills such as problem-solving, teamwork and resilience.
There are discounts of 10% for additional siblings.
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