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Book our team to visit you

Use our online portal to book our team to visit your venue.

Before you book

Before you book, please consider the following: 

  • Your location: We are only able to bring our activities to you if your school is in Greater Manchester.
  • Visit date: Have alternatives in case your first choice is unavailable. 
  • Topic: We are currently offering the Igniting Curiosity Day exploring materials and their properties.  
  • Arrival and session times: Our team need 45 minutes to set up with full access to the presentation area. Do consider your own activities such as breakfast clubs, breaks and lunch time. The booking portal will allocate changeover times to reset equipment. 
  • Presentation areas: If using multiple spaces, please allow extra changeover time between sessions. 
  • Departure: Our team will need 30 minutes to pack away after the last session. 
  • Check-in process: Where should our team report on arrival? 
  • Lunch break: Please provide a designated area for our team to have their packed lunch. 

Preparing for our visit 

Please consider the following requirements when preparing for our visit: 

  • Loading area: Our team need a loading area near the entrance. 
  • Arrival: Please arrange for a staff member to greet and admit the team. 
  • Accessibility: Step-free access for our team to reach presentation areas is mandatory. 
  • Guidelines: Look out for the advisory notices for your chosen topic. 
  • Power and equipment: Two power sockets and a screen with HDMI input in each presentation area is mandatory. 
  • Staff presence: Your staff must remain with the audience while the team is presenting. 
  • Audience distance: A distance of two metres from the team and the audience is needed unless volunteers are invited closer. 
  • Policy documents: Once you have completed your booking, please email your safeguarding and fire evacuation policies to

After you book

Once you've booked, you will receive the following: 

  • A confirmation email: If this does not arrive, please check your spam folder. You can contact us on 033 0058 0058 or Please include your order number and date of our visit. 
  • A pre-visit call: Our team will contact you approximately one week before the visit to review arrangements. Please provide the best phone number to contact you on.