FREE! Get Gaming for KEY STAGE 2

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The Forum

Millennium Plain



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Get Gaming!

A Norwich Gaming Festival experience for schools.

Coding an Adventure

Students will bring their gaming imaginations to life with Tommy Thompson and Shaun Spaulding in this live coding experience. See first-hand how changing a single number can affect how high a player can jump and how fast they can run as your class build a unique gaming adventure together.

Music for Gaming with GarageBand

Working with Laboratory Media Education your students will capture the sounds of excitement and tension for their gaming ideas by creating short music tracks using GarageBand.

Get Gaming Gallery

LOADS of great gaming content for your students to get their hands on in the Get Gaming Gallery. Our set of Raspberry Pi's and PiCEEDS will be available with project sheets for students to try. Explore retro arcade games (a teacher favourite!) and new games fresh off press.

There will also be a exhibition timeline about the history of gaming.

What Year Groups is this event suitable for?

This day visit is for Key Stage 2 students only.

Photo/filming permissions

A media permission form will be sent to you as some photography and filming may be take place during your visit.

Risk Assessment/ Safeguarding Policies/ Teacher Information

You will be able to download a detailed risk assessment, safeguarding and teacher document once booking is complete from The Forum's Website


We do have facilities to assist in any first aid emergencies, but student welfare at all times is the responsibility of the school staff attending the visit.



Booking and Evaluation Agreement

The Forum Trust is an independent, self-financing charitable organisation. Your visit evaluations are vital in order for The Forum to continue to offer learning opportunities and make our learning events the best they can be for you and your students!

We suggest the evaluations are completed the day after your visit and after you have had time to reflect on your day.

Evaluations will be sent by Survey Monkey so please include an email contact which is able to receive such emails when booking.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is NO parking at The Forum

Please arrive by 9.45am and leave no sooner than 2.30pm (if leaving earlier than 2.30pm is absolutely necessary please contact

The nearest coach drop off point is situated on Theatre Street opposite the Theatre Royal. From there it is a short walk to the front of The Forum building.

PLEASE WAIT outside The Forum under the canopy to be greeted by a member of Forum Staff before entering the building. We will use the side door nearest Tourist Information to enter the building. Please do not try to bring large groups through the revolving doors!

If possible please walk to the event.

How will we know what is happening on our visit?

We will email a rota and any other relevant information to you, but documentation will also be available on the day. We want to ensure you enjoy your visit with your students, all timings and movement between sessions throughout the day will be managed by Forum Staff. All Health & Safety documents are downloadable from The Forum Website

What can students bring to the event?

Please ensure every student has a packed lunch - there will be a designated space for a 30 minute lunchbreak.

We discourage bringing money - there is no opportunity to buy anything.

We love seeing images of the sessions with schools but please discourage students from bringing mobile devices. If school staff can take photos that would be great. The Forum may take images during the day, but you will be sent a photo/filming permission form once you have booked to ensure the media safety of your students and staff if required.

Water bottles/staff refreshments- please do bring students water bottles. We will be happy to refill these if required. Adult staff accompanying the students will have access to free tea and coffee throughout the visit.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email

What's the cancellation policy/changes in numbers?

We expect this offer to be oversubscribed, so please only book if you are sure you can attend. However we understand that in some cases schools have to cancel at short notice. Please allow a week's notice of cancellation in order for other schools to take your places. If your numbers go up or down (no more than 70 or less than 5) please update your booking ASAP or email

Do I have to bring a First Aider with our school group?

YES. We do have facilities to assist in any first aid emergencies, but student welfare at all times is the responsibility of the school staff attending the visit.

Are the Forum Staff DBS checked?

The freelancers The Forum contracts and members of The Forum learning team are all DBS checked.

Does the Forum have insurance?

Yes. The Forum has full public liability insurance and the certificate can be sent on request.

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