Key Stage 4 Learning Sessions

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  • Gallery Session: Vietnam

    Students handle a selection of artefacts and consider the advantage of guerrilla warfare over conventional tactics in this conflict, whilst touring some of the iconic aircraft that played a significant role in the Vietnam War.

  • Germany 1918-1939: Source based session

    Introduce or revise Germany 1919-1939 with this interactive workshop investigating an enquiry question of your choice. Students will describe, explain and analyse a wide range of sources from the period and practise using different sources to support their historical arguments.
  • Hands-on Workshop: How Things Fly

    Discover how the Bernoulli principle and Coanda effect work with Newtonian physics to create the forces of flight, through hands-on experiments and object handling.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Science and Technology Challenge

    Emulating the scientific and engineering challenges faced in the Normandy invasions, students will design and build tanks capable of floating, building bridges and firing specialised armaments.

  • Interactive Talk: Battle of Britain

    Duxford Airfield played an important part in the Battle of Britain. View images and film from the era, study artefacts, and learn about the preparations for the Battle of Britain and the key targets attacked.

  • Interactive Talk: Cold War

    Using archive film footage and images students explore the issues that were a threat to global peace in the late twentieth century.

  • Interactive Talk: Home Front 1939-45

    Civil defence, evacuation, rationing, the use of gas masks and campaigns such as Dig for Victory affected the entire country. This session looks at these issues, using film, photographs and artefacts from the museum’s collections.

  • Interactive Talk: Trench Warfare

    Using a wealth of artefacts and photographs students will explore the daily routine of a soldier in the trenches and discover what life was like on the Western Front.

  • Interactive Tour: Creative and Destructive Forces

    Learn how technological developments used in weapons of war lead to everyday commercial and social applications.

  • The Harvest of Battle by C R W NevinsonStudy Day: First World War

    The day aims to inspire and motivate students and teachers. Costumed characters, images from our collections and artefact, including aircraft, will be used to help students understand the impact of the First World War in Britain.

  • Study Day: Vietnam

    Students handle a selection of artefacts and consider the advantage of guerrilla warfare over conventional tactics in this conflict, whilst touring some of the iconic aircraft that played a significant role in the Vietnam War.

  • 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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