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Collection School visits

Using our Discovery Workshop or our new Discovery Hub as your base room, reach out and explore this world renowned Collection of over 150 aircraft and vehicles, spanning the last 100 years.  All are kept working as intended – it’s where history flies and drives!

All sessions take place in and amongst our exhibits:

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KS1

• Changes beyond living memory • Famous for more than 5 mins • Journeys • Science – uses for everyday materials.

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LKS2

• Commando • Roald Dahl • WW1 • WW2 – A Child’s Eye View • Science – Forces and Magnets

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UKS2 & KS3

• Cool stuff – Spy Kids • People and places • WW1 • WW2 – Europe and the Battle of Britain • Science – Forces; Materials Matter; Properties and Squash, Bend, Stretch.

HIGHER KEY STAGES AND STEM CLUBS

• Working with Artists • Evolution of Aircraft Controls • Evolution of Aircraft Design • Propellers and governors • Aircraft stability • Airfield Defence interactive • Low drag challenge

RAF YOUTH & STEM PROGRAMME

• 1. Origins and Aircraft Design • 2. The Battle of Britain and Radar • 3. Codebreakers and Communication • 6. Aerial Reconnaissance and Stereo Images • 8. Medicine, War and Rescue