What we offer

  • Airspace
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    Plan and book a school visit

    Bookings are now open for school groups to visit IWM Duxford between September 2018 – December 2019.

  • Students taking part in Cold War Learning Session, Duxford
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    Learning sessions

    We offer detailed learning sessions which involve you and your students in exploring a particular theme, or time in history.

  • Pupils taking part in Activity Trail at IWM Duxford
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    Self-guided visits

    Explore the former RAF fighter station that was used during both the First and Second World Wars. 

Learning sessions

Pupils taking part in Activity Trail at IWM Duxford
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Activity trails at IWM Duxford
A series of trails have been created to help your students explore IWM Duxford. Our trails encourage your students to look closely at some key items on display linked to a particular theme.
Students taking part in Cold War Learning Session, Duxford
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The Cold War: The Shadow of the Future
This interactive session investigates Cold War History, decision-making and consequences for Key Stage 4.
Group of School Children on Documentary Challenge
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Documentary Challenge: Second World War, including the Battle of Britain and Home Front
This interactive session asks students to use historical enquiry skills to make a mini-documentary to question, consider, debate and evaluate sources.

Learning resources

Troops of 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade disembarking with bicycles onto Juno Beach
© IWM (A 23938)
History
What was D-Day?

KS3-4

Second World War

Six Spitfire Mark Is flying in starboard echelon formation
© IWM (CH 19)
History
How has war in the air changed over time?

KS3-4

First World War
Second World War

Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)
History
Second World War Posters

KS3-4

Second World War

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  • Accessibility

    IWM tries to ensure we cater for a range of needs and can provide wheelchair access, resources to support blind and visually impaired visitors and deaf and hearing impaired visitors.