Key Stage 2 Learning Sessions

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

  • Investigating The Collections. Using a wealth of artefacts and photographs students will explore what life was like on the Western Front from conditions in the trenches to air warfare, and learn how the act of Remembrance began.

  • Role Play. Children learn about the work of Air Raid Precautions wardens and what to do in the event of an air raid or gas attack.

  • Role Play. As evacuees you are waiting to be billeted to the neighbouring village. But first there's a lesson with the strict local school teacher.

  • Investigating The Collections. Students investigate artifacts to learn how the Second War World affected people‚Äôs lives.

  • Investigating The Collections. In this gallery-based activity, students learn the basic concept of rationing and the impact it had on society by handling genuine and replica artefacts.

  • Learning in the Galleries. Learn about the Battle of Britain including the men and women who served at RAF Duxford.

  • Investigating The Collections. In this gallery-based handling activity, students explore the themes of air raids, blackout and civil defence by examining genuine and replica artefacts.

  • Investigating The Collections. 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.

  • Investigating The Collections. In this hands-on activity students will learn about the forces of gravity, drag, thrust and lift, as they build a large a large scale model of a First World War de Havilland DH9 bomber.

  • In partnership with STEM Team East, and led by STEM Ambassadors from companies around the region, students take part in fun and challenging hands-on Science and Technology activities.

  • 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.

  • An exciting new STEM CPD day for primary and middle school teachers, combining sessions on effective teaching with learning-outside-the-classroom challenges.

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