Primary outreach

We're offering a range of activities for Years 5 and 6 to get involved in to ensure that our younger learners can continue to learn about higher education and student life despite the restrictions.

Campus visits for primary schools

As part of the University of Manchester's widening participation programmes, we offer half-day campus visits for local primary schools to help raise awareness of higher education environments and culture. If you are a primary school teacher or staff member, please email for more information.  

Children's University of Manchester

The Children’s University of Manchester is our dedicated Key Stage 2 interactive online learning tool.

We have replaced our Adobe Flash subject materials with downloadable PDFs to make learning for pupils easier. 

The downloadable subjects are: 

However, you can still access some of the interactive subject areas on the website:

Access our online subject presentations

The students we've selected to work with our primary schools are now studying for a PhD so they have gained a lot of knowledge in many different subject areas. If your Year 5 and 6 classes could benefit from a subject talk, take a look at our classroom activities to see what areas we cover.