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Key Stage 2

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

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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 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 and try out some reflective writing. Students will use a range of sources, including 'My RAF Stories' resource and literature and poetry from 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 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

First World War Handling Collection 

Only 11 years after the first powered flight, aeroplanes took to the skies in the First World War. Find out how this new technology was used and get hands-on with (or dressed up in) period flying clothing to discover stories of the brave men and women of the air forces. 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 the aircraft, pupils have the opportunity to explore (and wear) uniforms and flight clothing and find out about some of the heroes of the Battle. 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

 

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 an air raid. 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 and 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 and 1.15pm

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

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

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