Crookhorn College works very closely with all of its local primary and junior schools. Throughout the academic year pupils get the chance to visit Crookhorn on multiple occasions and take part in a variety of activities and events from science to technology to catering.
The Primary Liaison programme for 2017/18

Event Year When? Max. Number
The Technology of Memory 6 Friday 15 September 20 per school
The Science behind Science 6 Wednesday 27 September 180 x2
Junior Masterchef 6 Monday 18 September 18 (3 per school)
OPEN EVENING 6 Wednesday 20 September  
Winter Show Matinee 4/5 Wednesday 6 December 200
Christmas Science Lecture   Thursday 14 December  
Maths Olympiad 4/5 Friday 26 January Teams of 5
Professor Cranium 2 Wednesday 28 February Teams of 4 (x2)
Crainiac 5 Weds 7 March & 21 March 21 (3 per school)
Press Gang 4-6 Friday 29 June Teams of 6
Happy Snappers 5 Weds 6, 13 and 20 June 16
Bright Buttons 5 Monday 11 June 10 per school
College Production Matinee 4/5 Tuesday 10 July 200
Dragons Den 2 Friday 8 June Teams of 4 (x2)
Meet the Head visits 5 June/July 2018  

What’s it all about?
The Technology of Memory:
AM/PM session where pupils work with our specialist Technology staff to produce USB memory sticks.
The Science behind Science:
An am/pm interactive theatre based activity where pupils find out how Science allows us to do amazing things like flying. Do you know how a jet engine works and allows a plane to take off!
Junior Masterchef:
Gifted & Talented pupils work in our Food Technology/Catering Kitchens to develop recipes.
Open Evening:
An opportunity for year 6 students and their parents to look around the college and get a really good feel for the Crookhorn ethos, our facilities, curriculum and extra-curricular offer.
Winter Show Matinee:
Come and watch our Creative Arts showcase. Are students will be performing ‘all their best bits’ from curricular and extra-curricular activities in Music, Drama and Dance.
Maths Olympiad:
Annual Numeracy based event where in an afternoon a group of gifted and talented mathematicians from your school will compete against other schools to solve a series of Maths challenges.
Professor Cranium:
An afternoon of events where pupils get the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the science in the world around us whilst competing against other schools.
Gifted & Talented pupils work with our specialist Science teachers over four after school sessions to solve a series of scientific problems based around Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Astronomy.
Press Gang:
Annual Literacy based event where in an afternoon a group of budding reporters from your school will compete against other schools to create a newspaper based on their interviews of some very special celebrities.
Happy Snappers:
Four after school sessions where pupils get an introduction to the world of digital photography.
Bright Buttons:
A day of activities to stretch your gifted & talented students.
Summer Show Matinee:
Come and watch our College production before anyone else comes to see it!
Dragons Den:
An afternoon of events where pupils get the opportunity to work with our Friends from Caterpillar Crafts to follow a brief to create a product that will then be judged by a panel of ‘experts’.
Meet the Head:
An opportunity for parents of Year 5 students to have a 1:1 meeting with Mrs Bennett

Visiting the College  

Visiting the College

We welcome parents considering enrolling their child to visit the College at any time to suit you. If you would like a College tour, or just require further information, please call 02392 251120 or email your request to, We are currently offering tours to parents of Year 6 pupils. Please contact the College to arrange your personal tour.

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