Plan a talk
Please find our guides for all participants below, with key planning steps, timings for the event, talk themes and top tips from past speakers and schools for a successful, high-impact event. Talk details are agreed between the speaker and the school but please do not hesitate to contact our team for more suggestions, guidance and help.
School Guidance [PDFs]
Schools: Preparation Guide [PDF, 302 kB] Information on the format, preparing students and themes to discuss with your speaker.
Q&A Prep Sheet for Students [PDF, 399 kB] This is to help students prepare for an interactive Q&A with the speaker, either in class or as homework.
On the Day Hosting Guide [PDF, 132 KB] This gives a checklist and some helpful guidance on how to make the most of your talk on the day.
Student Feedback Form [PDF, 47kB] Please download and print copies of this short form to hand out to students before they leave the event space. Scan and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
S4S logo [JPG, 264 kB] For projector or event materials. Click the link, then right click and select ‘Save Image As’.