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Psychology LIVE! Student Event - Liddington, Swindon

2022 Event Dates: 

Friday 4th - 6th February

Friday 28th - 30th October

 

We’re bringing Psychology LIVE! to the UK taking place at our activity centre in Liddington. 

Psychology LIVE! UK combines a conference led by expert speakersworkshops & talksteam-based challenges and outdoor adventure activities.  See our great value 3-day itinerary below. 

This three-day weekend event will allow students to grasp the fundamentals of human behaviours in action whilst providing relevant examples and case studies for exams. Students will also enhance their ability to work together as a team, improve self-confidence, develop resilience and learn new skills.

Psychology LIVE! UK brings together the best possible learning experience for your students in a fun, memorable and safe environment. We are pleased to advise that our centres are operating under COVID-secure guidelines and all appropriate measures are in place. 

Prices start from£269pp

Your itinerary

Morning Afternoon Evening
Fri Travel by coach from school, arrive at Liddington. Evening meal & team-based activity.
Sat Breakfast. Outdoor adventure activity for an invigorating start to the day. Team-based challenge followed by lunch. Workshop & talk led by one of our conference speakers. High energy outdoor activity to keep everyone engaged. Evening meal. Time for students to relax & reflect on the day.
Sun Breakfast. Attend LIVE! Student Conference. Return to centre & enjoy lunch. Check out & return to school.
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun
Morning
Afternoon Travel by coach from school, arrive at Liddington.
Evening Evening meal & team-based activity.
Morning Breakfast. Outdoor adventure activity for an invigorating start to the day. Team-based challenge followed by lunch.
Afternoon Workshop & talk led by one of our conference speakers. High energy outdoor activity to keep everyone engaged.
Evening Evening meal. Time for students to relax & reflect on the day.
Morning Breakfast. Attend LIVE! Student Conference. Return to centre & enjoy lunch.
Afternoon Check out & return to school.
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • 2 nights' full-board accommodation 
  • Entrance to the Psyschology LIVE! student event 
  • Workshop & talk 
  • Team-based challenges 
  • Outdoor adventure activities 
  • Group travel insurance 
  • On-site support from the Events Team throughout your stay 
  • 1:10 free place ratio based on teachers sharing twin rooms

Price shown is based on 40 paying passengers departing from selected departure points. 


Who is this event for?

The event is aimed at Key Stage 4 and 5 students of Psychology and is designed to complement studies within the AQA, OCR, Edexcel syllabus as well as complementing WJEC and SQA qualifications.  It is aimed at encouraging and developing an enthusiasm for the subject as well as inspiration for how to progress further in the subject. 

Topics from across the Psychology curriculum brought to life at our event include:

  • Memory
  • Research methods
  • Cognition & development
  • Psychopathology
  • Behavioural psychology

The whole experience perfectly complements classroom learning.


Your LIVE! UK centre

Liddington Activity Centre - only open to our groups.


Event details and previous speakers

Event details

  • Conference led by industry experts

Experts from high profile organisations will provide relevant examples and exam case studies to ignite your students’ aspirations whilst perfectly complementing the computer science curriculum at KS4 and KS5. Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session.

  • Workshops & talks 

Small group sessions, led by our conference speakers & other experts in their field, will allow your students to discover and engage with a range of topics from social enterprise projects to impact of psychological resilience. 

  • Team-based challenges

Selected to enable your students to demonstrate control, commitment, confidence and responses to challenge. Team challenge themes include; gaining confidence, beyond the comfort zone & working together.

  • Outdoor adventure activities

Adventure activities to keep everyone engaged, motivated and inspired, from zip wire to the trapeze! 

  • Our on-site Events Team will provide support throughout your stay, they’ll: 
    • Meet you on arrival & assist with centre check-in 
    • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the weekend  
    • Assist with check-out & departure

Dr Peter Lovatt (A.K.A Dr Dance)

Peter has spent his life thinking about, teaching and writing about how humans are transformed by movement.

Dr Peter Lovatt is the co-founder of the Movement in Practice (MiP) Academy, a specialist provider of education in the psychology of movement and dance.

Peter spent twenty years working in university research labs. He set up the first Dance Psychology Lab in 2008, from where he studied how movement changes the way people think and solve problems, how it changes social interaction and increases pro-social behaviour, and how movement changes people’s feelings.

Peter’s expertise is in experimental cognitive psychology and his work on memory, thinking, mood, language learning, problem solving, dance and Parkinson’s disease has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals.


Event details

  • Conference led by industry experts

Leading industry experts from high profile companies will deliver presentations providing relevant real-life experiences and case studies for exams to ignite your students’ aspirations whilst perfectly complementing the curriculum at KS4 and KS5.

Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session. The conference will take place at Cineworld in Shaw Ridge, located nearby our centre.

  • Workshops & talks 

Small group sessions, led by our conference speakers & other experts in their field, will allow your students to discover and engage with a range of topics from social enterprise projects to impact of psychological resilience. 

  • Team-based challenges

Selected to enable your students to demonstrate control, commitment, confidence and responses to challenge. Team challenge themes include; gaining confidence, beyond the comfort zone & working together.

  • Outdoor adventure activities

Adventure activities to keep everyone engaged, motivated and inspired, from zip wire to the trapeze! 

  • Our on-site Events Team will provide support throughout your stay, they’ll: 
    • Meet you on arrival & assist with centre check-in 
    • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the weekend  
    • Assist with check-out & departure