Attending Masterclasses

Find out how you or your pupils can attend our Masterclasses

2020-21 Academic Year

No face-to-face Masterclass series are currently running, but we are working with local collaborators to pilot online Masterclasses in some areas.

Attending a Masterclass series

Attendance at Masterclasses is via teacher nomination only. Teachers are invited to put forward just a few students in the relevant year-group to attend their local Masterclass series. We encourage teachers to select those who they feel will benefit most from attending and to give particular consideration to those who may not otherwise have similar enrichment opportunities. All Masterclass series include students from a number of local schools.

Students who are interested in attending Masterclasses should ask their teachers to get in touch with us. The school may already be involved in Masterclasses locally. If not, they are welcome to contact the Ri Masterclass team to find out about nearby availability.

Teachers in London can visit our website to find out about nominating their students; teachers elsewhere in the UK should email us at to be put in touch with their local Masterclass organiser. Please note that we do not have series in all subjects or age-groups in all areas.

Attending Online Masterclasses

All attendees at Ri Online Masterclasses must follow the Ri Masterclasses Code of Conduct:

All the information on how to take part in the Masterclasses will be supplied to participating students by their local Masterclass organiser. If you are due to attend an Online Masterclass series and have any questions, please ask your teacher or get in touch and we can pass on your enquiry.

Other resources and activities

The Ri has an extensive YouTube Channel full of exciting videos, including recordings of many of our public talks. You can also watch past CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Students near London can also attend Ri Summer Schools and Family Workshops, which are part of our Families programme. Most workshop leaders are involved in the Masterclass programme. Families who would find the cost of attending these activities difficult can apply for bursaries; details are on the events pages.

We also have an exciting programme of events covering a range of topics - see our What's on page for more information.


Find out about how to get involved as a teacher, including opportunities for your school and students.

Ri Online Masterclasses Code of Conduct

Ri events

If you are close to London you may also be interested in attending some of our public events, such as our family masterclass-style workshops or our Summer Schools.

See upcoming events

Visit our families page for more information.

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