Education & Workshops

Delivering Memorable Experiences

Immersive Experiences® is an award-winning digital planetariums and specialist 360° experiences company with over 100 years of combined experienced.

EDUCATION

Immersive Experiences® is the multi-award- winning provider of learning experiences across the UK’s largest fleet of mobile planetariums, drones,VR and sensory rooms.
Boasting the world’s largest fleet of planetariums, domes and geodesics, we are one of the few planetariums in the world capable of delivering over ten planetarium experiences every day.
Our trusted brand has been built with decades of experience within schools, museums, commerce and international business sectors.
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED LEARNING WITH THE UK’S NO1 PLANETARIUM PROVIDER
  • Subsidised hire rates for UK schools and charities
  • Totally unlimited shows, programs and sessions during the day, across all subjects and ages
  • UK’s leading developer in friendly SEN/PMLD/Wheelchair, Hearing/Visually impaired shows and domes/experiences.
  • Only planetarium provider able to look after thousands of students a day
  • Access to the greatest variety of shows, content, experiences across all our domes and immersive VR experiences
  • Highly trained staff including teachers, astronomers, scientists and lecturers with enhanced DBS and Child Safeguard training.
  • Almost unlimited themes for your event e. Christmas, dinosaurs, space, art, music and many more
  • National coverage, with presenters located all over the UK
  • International partners, bringing our planetariums almost anywhere in the world

THE WORLD’S FINEST PLANETARIUMS

Our state-of-the-art mobile planetariums, sensory 360° domes and outdoor geodesic marquees cover curriculum, cross curricular, and Common Entrance 13+ learning with numerous subjects.
SUBJECTS INCLUDE:
Immersive Experiences is one of the largest planetarium operators in the world, with a global reach and unprecedented growth year on year, breaking records for accessibility, audience reach, innovative uses of the dome, and technology integration, such as our popular immersive Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Drones and historical installations.
EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
Now reaching over 150,000 children per year, our creative educational shows range from Early Years/Foundation to Key Stage 5, Post-16 and Graduate level.
Teaching multiple subjects within our 360° multi-purpose domes/rooms, we guarantee your students will be left in awe. Over the course of our teams’ careers, we have taught more than 500,000 children all over the world.
Our presenters and education officers also cover both the National Curriculum and Common Entrance 13+ syllabus, and shows are taught by University Professors, Doctorates, Masters of Education and highly acclaimed teaching presenters from our US and UK teams.
Languages: Arabic, Catalan, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Polish, Russian.

NEW VIRTUAL PLANETARIUM LEARNING

Due to increased demand for our services online, we have developed a powerful online, virtual learning experience including your very own planetarium. Schools can subscribe to this service on either a monthly basis, or a one-off payment for the year.
EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
  • Streamed live to your classroom, each session will be including our award-winning live astronomer show lasting up to 45mins
  • Curriculum linked topics: day/night, moon phases, star navigation, constellations, observable planets, solar system
  • Q&A from the audience/class
  • Extra focus of topics of your choice, such as rocket launches, and clips from the international space station.
  • Live astronomy lesson, showing the real sky outside your city with our presenter
  • Live real-time clips and animations inside our virtual plane-tarium showing concepts such as sun structure, eclipse, star sizes, earth tides etc
  • Final questions and revision over key concepts
  • Up to 6 sessions can be booked across the year, either in one go or spread at dates/times convenient to you
  • Free worksheet certificates sent to your school beforehand (one per student)
VIRTUAL REALITY
Immersive Experiences’ VR programs cover the greatest variety of shows – more than any planetarium in the world, with over 200 experiences to enjoy.
  • Bring learning and entertainment together
  • A personal experience
  • Perfect for SEN, SLD, PMLD audiences
  • Fully accessible for ages 10 years and above
  • Multiple languages
  • Over 100 programs, and 15 themes
  • Bespoke content for your organisation
STORYTELLING FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Covid-safe in-person performances designed to stimulate children’s creativity and love of literacy.These can be delivered for groups of any size, age range 3 to 18.
The storyteller arrives with a head full of stories and a few small props. Every child in each class gets a say in the story that’s told, ensuring their complete ownership of the experience. Suitable for a wide range of purposes, including:
  • Introduction to storytelling
  • Speaking and listening
  • Stories from around the world
  • Storytelling into writing
  • Book weeks
  • World Book Day
HISTORICALS
The focus is on learning through doing.We are here to engage, inspire and wow your students by putting them physically ‘within’ the subject.
We do this with our outstanding activities, storylines and unparalleled resources. Sessions are designed so that knowledge absorption & retention become the valuable by-products of our hands-on, immersive approach.
These workshops encourage different types of interaction and participation so your young people get the very best out of the visit.

TESTIMONIALS

Thank you for visiting our school.The presenter Matt was very professional and delivered stunning shows for the children. A brilliant experience for the school and children
Limpefield CE Infant School
Oxted

OUR VIRTUAL PLANETARIUM PROGRAMS

EYFS/KS1: CALISTO THE GREAT BEAR ADVENTURE
  • Curriculum links: Introduction to the night sky, Sun, Moon,
  • Constellations
  • Session type: Storytelling and sing-along twinkle twinkle little star
  • Session times:Weekdays only – 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm
  • Capacity: 30 pupils per session
  • Duration: 45 minutes
In this virtual storytelling and sing-along session, we will all be going on an adventure with Calisto the teddy bear. Calisto is looking for her son Arcus who is hiding in the night sky – can you help her find him? As we explore the night sky and learn how the sky moves, we find lots of beautiful planets and star pictures, which we call Constellations.
Arcus has decided to play hide and seek, so can you help Calisto find him?
KS2: EARTH, SUN AND MOON
  • Curriculum links: Sun, Earth, Moon system: relative sizes, scale, orbital periods, and
  • Session type:Workshop via Zoom including our virtual planetarium
  • Session times:Weekdays only – 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm
  • Capacity: 30 pupils per session
  • Duration: 45 minutes
In this virtual session, students will explore the Sun, Earth and Moon system with a real astrophysicist.Together they will investigate the similarities, differences and the relative scale and shape of these amazing objects.The Earth and Moon’s motion through space and how it relates to the concept of time (day, month, year) will also be explored.The session will include several interactive elements such as video clips and practical activities to encourage students to think about how the Sun, Earth and Moon system works. A Q&A opportunity is included as part of the session so they can ask any big space questions they may have.
KS2: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORED
  • Curriculum links: Earth and Space
  • Session type:Workshop via Zoom including our virtual planetarium
  • Session times:Weekdays only – 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm
  • Capacity: 30 pupils per session
  • Duration: 45 minutes
Students take a journey through our amazing Solar System in this interactive digital session.Together with our astronomer they will explore the different types of space objects from the Sun all the way through to space rocks and learn a little more about them along the way.This session will include several interactive elements such as video clips and activities to help get students thinking and talking about the wonders of our Solar System. A Q&A will finish up the session so they can ask any space questions they may have.The session will then be followed up with our revision activity for students to try afterwards to give their brains a real workout.
With decades of experience around the world, our exhibition designs, concepts and delivery, deliver oustanding visual impact and crowd pleasing events.
We offer a range of creative STEM/STEAM educational immersive events, from Early Years/Foundation to Key Stage 5 and Post 16. Our multi-purpose mobile planetariums, are turned in to stunning cinematic 360° classrooms, and the audiences are taken in to careers of their dreams. All our astronomers, presenters and entertainers are active STEM Ambassadors, and have over 10 years of teaching experience
All our experiences are fully accessible and world leading for the inclusion of PMLD, SEN,Wheelchair, Hearing/Visually impaired audiences.
There are a number of key concepts, skills and processes which pupils need to experience in order to deepen and broaden their understanding across STEM subject and careers.
There are a number of key concepts, skills and processes which pupils need to experience in order to deepen and broaden their understanding across STEM subject and careers.
The highly interactive live shows in our vast catalogue are custom made for curricular and cross curricular learning.They include a bespoke range of renowned STEM talks and presentations curated by us and delivered by experts in the fields of astronomy, physics, science, business and live stage acting.
Our education team of science communicators and astronomers are extremely well versed in teaching children, with over 10 years of experience in teaching across the UK and abroad. Many of our shows are presenter-led and therefore capable of being adapted to suit your pupils interests and any special educational needs.
We offer a totally unlimited performance during the visit, which allows you to pick as shows as you like and run them in any combination you like. So in any one day, we can cover multiple topics, themes and events all with our planetariums.
HANDS ON CAREERS & TUTORING
Immersive Experiences have a proud history of supporting students and professionals along with their careers and goals.
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Contact us for an initial free CV review, following tailored support.
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TESTIMONIALS

An amazing experience, with such incredible service from staff 5 STARS! Highly recommend company, nothing too difficult from the moment they arrived and very flexible programs. Brilliant value for money, with a premium feel to the whole experience, the school will not forget.
Burwell Village College
Cambridge
Immersive Experiences have been developing memorable workshops for years.
Our Hands of Space workshops are available both virtually and in person within schools and private party bookings.

TESTIMONIALS

Zee and his team, are just great and make our lives so easy – very experienced company to work with. Great to have you back again. Brilliant live shows, perfectly pitched.
Willington Independent Preparatory School
Wimbledon
Absoutely stunning, and deep experience for the children.Very knowledgeable staff, who clear had years of experience in teaching. Spacious air conditioned planetarium, with lovely sound.
Gorebridge Primary School Parent Council
Gorebridge

Delivering Memorable Experiences

Immersive Experiences® is an award-winning digital planetariums and specialist 360° experiences company with over 100 years of combined experienced.

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