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UK Primary Schools Glider Challenge Season 2 in partnership with the RAF Museum Cosford

The Glider Challenge offers primary schools a unique opportunity to begin to engage students in Years 4 and 5 (Scotland P5 and P6) with STEM subjects.

The competition is sponsored by the RAF Museum Cosford & The Learning Partnership to engage as many young people as possible with an authentic Science and Engineering challenge. The competition and supporting curriculum resources are designed to help equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience that they will need to embrace and tackle the global opportunities and challenges of tomorrow

Registration for the 2018-2019 competition is now open. 

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Pupils working on glider project

 

Wartime Christmas

26 November – 30 November and 3 - 7 December 2018

Throughout the event students are encouraged to compare and contrast with modern life with a variety of engaging activities including:

  • Playing traditional games, crafting and making wartime paper decorations
  • Learning more about our WWII aircraft on a guided tour
  • Visiting our WWII Hut to find out about Wartime gifts and Christmas on a ration. Experience a mock air raid, handle WWII artefacts and try on period clothing including original RAF uniform
  • Listening to wartime Christmas memories from our oral history collection
  • New for this year get a unique view of one of our aircraft and help us with a make do and mend project!
  • Each class will also receive a special gift

The workshop costs £200 per class of 30 students, spaces are limited and pre booking is essential.

Contact our Access & Learning Team for more information or to book.
01902 376240             learning-cosford@rafmuseum.org

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