Information for Schools
Universe of Sound offers school pupils an immersive and imaginative means to experience the thrilling world of orchestral music, and complements the music and science curriculum across the age spectrum. The installation is FREE for school groups to visit, and is accompanied by dedicated educational resources prepared by experienced science and music professionals. Universe of Sound is suitable for all ages and levels of experience, but KS2 and KS3 are particularly likely to get the most out of a visit.
You can download a comprehensive teacher resource pack here. The pack contains background information on Holst and The Planets, as well as Joby Talbot and Worlds, Stars, Systems, Infinity, and provides many ideas for creative classroom exercises to be used before and/or after a visit to the installation.