Key Stage 1 Learning Sessions

The American Air Museum (one of our eight exhibition buildings) is closed until spring 2016 for an exciting redevelopment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Follow in the footsteps of children in the past. See and play with toys and join in playground games.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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