30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 613215

Y7-11 Absence: 01803 653 750

South West Secondary
School of the Year 2019

30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
E:   T: 01803 613215
Y7-11 Absence Line: 01803 653 750

South West Secondary School of the Year 2019

Operating Theatre Live comes to TGGS

Torquay Girls’ Grammar school has been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award-winning Operating Theatre Live National Tour. This unique and exciting opportunity is suitable for students (14 years or over) who are considering any health related career or are interested in the science of the human body. 


Operating Theatre Live Tour are the UK’s only touring surgical experience offering academically rigorous educational experience matched to exam specifications. Their events secure and challenge students to explore careers in medicine and healthcare in a mission to raise engagement in STEM subjects.

This incredible, immersive operating theatre experience will give participants the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri and his team of clinicians. Sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine, Operating Theatre Live are the UK’s only approved license holders to use all class animal by-products for educational purposes and they are bringing their tour to us here at Torquay Girls’ Grammar school on 4th May 2019 from 9am to 3pm for the main event with an optional workshop for an insight into Emergency Medicine from 4pm to 6pm. Please see below for prices:


 Future Medic Ticket £69.00 (9.00am – 3.00pm) Includes scrub hire, stethoscope hire, full PPE, 7 workshops and lunch

Future Surgeon £139.00 (9.00am – 6.00pm) Includes scrub hire, stethoscope hire, full PPE, 8 workshops, lunch and hot evening meal


 During this unique opportunity, your child will be taking on the role of a trauma doctor bringing the systems of the human body alive through dissections.

As quoted by Samuel Piri himself:

"I personally write the academic content and produce all of the activities myself. My team and I guarantee you a breath-taking, unforgettable trip through the human body like never before. Each student will leave stretched and challenged having made measurable progress against the GCSE and A Level science specification.
Samuel Piri (Anatomist, Teacher and Programme Director)

Please book up as soon as possible as there are a very limited number of tickets for this exclusive event – and it is going to be opened to all schools within a 20 mile radius of the school, so demand will be exceptional.

 For more information regarding the tour and to book your place, please click on the link below.


We'd really love to meet you...CLICK HERE to find out about our tour dates and open days

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