Welcome to Our Place in Space online learning portal.

Please read below for more details and access to our first two courses:

Astro Kids

A Beginners Guide to Astronomy 

Thank you for your patience whilst we continue to develop and make improvements to the site. For more updates follow our Facebook page by searching for Our Place in Space.

Available courses

Hello and welcome to Astro Kids! (KS2 and KS3) 
Please enrol your mini astronauts here to start their journey into space.

Signing up costs just £3 for life and for this you will have access to:

8 Exciting learning adventures (Currently sections 1-7 are available session 8 will be added next week). The topics covered are;

  • Journey to the Moon
  • Life in Space
  • The Planets
  • The Solar System
  • The Sun and Stars
  • The Milky Way and Galaxies
  • The Universe
  • Do Aliens Exist?

  • Access to more links and video clips for you to share with your astro kids to support each lesson.
  • Exclusive access to forums where you can post the questions your little ones have about space.
  • NEW Games and Interactive Station - Links to space related learning games and interactive activities
  • Fun ideas for easy science experiments that you can complete with your children at home using every day household items. 
Any questions please ask me at the astro kids facebook page.

Back to school special offer - enrol now for just £5!

Start your journey into the world of astronomy and astrophysics with this interactive online course. Join us as we study four fundamental units of work: Our Solar System, Stars, Cosmology and Life. Sign up and start learning today by enrolling on the course now.

Included with your enrolment:

  • 4 Units of study each broken down into 3 or 4 smaller lessons.
  • Forums to discuss each lesson with the course author and other users
  • Links to video clips to watch and interactive applets and simulations
  • A short assessment at the end of each unit
  • Live Q&A sessions with the author periodically
  • Certificate of completion once the final assessment has been completed.

Once signed up you will have constant access to all updates and the course price will soon be increasing for new enrolments once complete.

To start the course please click on the “access” button below. 



Now that you have learnt all about whats up there it is time to wrap up warm and head outside. I have teamed up with Stargazing UK Ltd to give you some hints and tips to get you set up for a night under the stars.

This section contains links with advice on what to look for in the night sky and also some of the best equipment that you might need to help you get some awe inspiring views of the universe.

Please find a short summary of each of the four units of work studied in The beginners guide to astronomy.

A brief introduction to the history behind the course and the author.