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Key Stage 4

Our Key Stage 4 workshops include Second World War document analysis & the study of propaganda leaflets.

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


NEW! Debate Space (Upper KS3 and above) 

Are robots taking over the world? Should killer 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 and then have the opportunity to find out more about how the RAF uses new technologies such as drones and cyber warfare in the RAF: First to the Future exhibition. 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)

Pilots of The Caribbean is an interactive drama and engaging workshop which tells the stories of African and Caribbean RAF personnel who fought for the United Kingdom. Audiences will learn what made the early brave volunteers fight for the country that had enslaved their ancestors and what convinced those who followed them to defend their country. They will also get an opportunity to look deeper at the collection belonging to the 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 at your school 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 & Citizenship

If you are interested in booking Pilots of the Caribbean, please email learning-london@rafmuseum.org or call 020 8358 4896.

 

Changing Technology and Warfare  

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

If you would like to concentrate on a specific angle or time period, please contact us. Up to 1 hour workshop, £60 per session*

National Curriculum Links: History & DT

 

First World War Handling Collection  

Students build an historical enquiry around the role of aircraft during the First World War and have the chance to handle or try on items from our handling collection. 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

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

*Workshops cost £30 per session until end of July 2018 (unless otherwise stated)

If you would like to book any of these sessions, please use the online booking form.
A very enjoyable trip and worthwhile. The lady running the workshop was brilliant with the children and had excellent strategies to keep them focused and engaged. I hope to return with my class again next academic year.
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