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Key Stage 2

If you would like to book our wartime classroom experience please call 020 8358 4896
Rockets

Coming in School Year 2018-19. Available to book now. Click here to make a booking.

 

NEW! Pilot Skills (coding) (Upper KS2) 

Do your students have what it takes to be RAF Pilots? Can they navigate their way around a complicated route and do they have lightning reflexes? Find out all of these things in our exciting workshop where students use a micro:bit and coding to test their skills. 75 minute workshop, £90 per session

National Curriculum Links: Computing (coding)

 

NEW! Sky Writing (Upper KS2)  

Join in a creative workshop inspired by the experiences of people in the Royal Air Force family and try out some reflective writing. Uses sources from the Museum’s My RAF Stories resource and from the literature and poetry generated by a century of RAF writers. 75 minute workshop, £90 per session Available from Spring Term 2019

National Curriculum Links: Literacy; History; events beyond living memory

 

Air Raid!

Travel back to 1940 where you'll have the opportunity to meet an Air Raid Warden who will encourage you to stay safe during blackouts, gas attacks and air raids. Explore RAF roles during the Second World War and try on authentic uniforms - great for a class photo. 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

Changing Technology and Warfare 

Supported by Walter Hines Page Chapter, NSDAR, London UK

How has aviation technology and flight clothing developed since the First World War? This session explores these changes, going from First to Second World War and up to modern day. Set amongst our amazing aircraft collection, pupils have the opportunity to explore (and wear) flight clothing from different eras. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

First World War Handling Collection 

Set amongst the aircraft, find out about the changes in aircraft technology and flight clothing throughout the war. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

Battle of Britain Handling Collection (Upper KS2)

The Battle of Britain was the most important battle the RAF has ever faced and a turning point in the Second World War. Set amongst genuine Battle aircraft, pupils have the opportunity to explore (and wear) Battle of Britain uniforms and flight clothing - boots, life jackets, helmets etc. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

Your Local History - Aviation in North London and Hertfordshire  

Aviation was huge in North London and Hertfordshire during the 20th Century. Add some real-life experiences to your Local History unit with our workshops. Explore the impact of aviation companies such as Grahame-White, Handley Page and de Havilland on your local areas. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

Remembrance Handling Collection 

Find out the different ways we remember, and the importance of Remembrance, involving historical artefacts, arts and crafts and trying on original uniforms. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

This session is only available in November.

National Curriculum Links: History & PSHE

 

Wartime classroom

Experience what it was like to be a pupil in a wartime classroom. Get in to character and take part in a 1940s lesson complete with a strict teacher, arithmetic and air raids. Come dressed in 1940s clothing for an even more immersive experience. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History

 

Fantastic Flight (Lower KS2)

From the Wright Brothers to supersonic flight, find out how planes fly and how designs have changed in the last 100 years. As a grand finale, make and test fly your own glider. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: Working scientifically, events beyond living memory and changes within living memory. (This session could also link with Gateways to the World.)

 

Rockets

Give your class the opportunity to experience an exciting and interactive rocket science session. This fun, hands-on workshop gives pupils the chance to work scientifically to make and launch their own paper rockets. This session is ideal for looking at forces such as gravity, thrust and air resistance. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: DT & Science - forces and working scientifically

 

All our Key Stage 2 Sessions:

- Are suitable for classes of up to 35 pupils

- Run Tuesday - Friday, 10.15am, 11.15am & 12.15pm

Cancellation fees may apply - please see our FAQ page for details

*Workshops cost £30 until end of July 2018

If you would like to book any of these sessions, please use the online booking form.

On behalf of Meath Green Junior School, I would like to thank you and all your staff for making it a memorable and poignant visit. Our children thoroughly enjoyed it and appreciated the role of RAF in respect to the Wars. We are hoping to be returning annually.
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