Key Stage 1 Learning Sessions


  • Hands-on Workshop: Assembling an Aeroplane

    In this hands-on activity students will learn about the parts of an aeroplane and the forces of flight, as they build a large replica of an aeroplane.

  • Hands-on Workshop: How Things Fly

    In this hands-on session students learn how gravity, drag, thrust and lift influence the science of flight. Using models and experiments they will explore the different forces that make aeroplanes fly.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Remembrance

    Join in our poignant remembrance activities. Explore the reasons why people go to war and why we should remember.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Toys and Games

    Follow in the footsteps of children in the past. See and play with toys and join in playground games.
  • An image of a De Havilland CometHands-on Workshop: Transport

    Students plan transport routes with specially designed floor mats and Lego figures before climbing aboard the world’s first jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet.
  • An image of four soldiers in helmets stand against a dark skyInteractive Talk: An introduction to the First World War

    Students learn how wars might start and about the centenary of the First World War. They consider the conditions in the trenches and learn how the act of Remembrance began.
  • Self Guided Visits

    A visit to IWM Duxford can support studies related to the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War, Vietnam, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as well as cross curricular subjects such as Transport.

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