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Key Stage 4

Join the debate with our new debate space

Available to book now. Click here to make a booking.

NEW! Debate Space (Upper KS3 and above) 

Are robots taking over the world? Should drones be allowed in our skies and should we be worried about artificial intelligence? In our purpose-built Interactive Debate Space we will help your students find out about the advantages and disadvantages of the increasing use of artificial intelligence and drones. Machines with increasing levels of automation and autonomy could be used in combat. Examine the arguments for and against and argue for your teams’ point of view. When the debate is over, your students will vote on what they really think about this controversial topic.

Complement your visit with an exploration of our RAF: First to the Future exhibition which examines how the RAF use new technologies such as drones and cyber warfare. 75 minute workshop, £90 per session

Debate Skills, Artificial Intelligence, robotics and drones

Free booking during September and October 2018 (subject to availability)

NEW! In-school session

Pilots of the Caribbean (KS3 and KS4)

An interactive drama and engaging workshop sharing the stories of African and Caribbean RAF personnel who fought for the UK. Audiences discover what made these brave volunteers fight for the country that had enslaved their ancestors and what convinced those who followed to defend their country. They is also an opportunity to look deeper at the collection belonging to these inspiring heroes and sheroes.

Facilitated workshops looking at some of the issues raised in the drama can be run after the performance for groups of up to 35 students. The performance can also be booked as a stand-alone event.

Eligibility: Offered to schools in the Greater London area. Schools outside this area can book to attend the performance and accompanying workshop at the Museum

Dates: Available Mondays during term-time

Performance: 45 minutes. Ideal for whole-year groups

Cost: £150

Add on workshop: 30 minutes each. Up to 4 classes per day (max 35 students per group)

Cost: £50 per workshop

National Curriculum Links: History and Citizenship

If you are interested in booking Pilots of the Caribbean, please email or call 020 8358 4896.


Changing Technology and Warfare  

Supported by Walter Hines Page Chapter, NSDAR, London UK

In the race to gain an advantage, war is said to speed up technological innovation. Investigate developments in the design of aircraft and flight clothing from the First World War to the present day and get hands on with our collection of flight clothing.

If you would like to concentrate on a specific angle or time period such as the role of women in aviation, or the tough decisions faced by Churchill at Dunkirk, please contact us. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session

National Curriculum Links: History and DT


First World War Handling Collection  

Only 11 years after the first powered flight, aeroplanes took to the skies in the First World War. Students will build an historical enquiry around the use of this new technology 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 


All of our Key Stage 4 activities:

- Are suitable for classes of up to 30 students

- 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.

Download the Secondary Schools Programme here.


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