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Key Stage 4

Brooklands Museum supports learning outside the classroom through a range of workshops, tours, activity days and resources that will inspire and engage pupils of all ages.

General Admission price per pupil is £4. One adult FREE per ten pupils.

Prices for individual workshops quoted below are in addition to the General Admission price.

Self-Guided Visit

Museum Researcher

Research our collections whilst using one of our activity resources specially developed to engage students in real life applications of the learning Curriculum.

Availability: Weekdays

Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page).

KS4: History, Science, ICT, English, D&T, Leisure and Tourism

Then and Now: Life in an Aircraft Factory

Don your factory uniform and meet the foreman for your instructions for the day. Discover the different skills required to build planes throughout the ages with our exciting interactive exhibits.

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: every half hour from 10.30am - 2pm

Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page).

Duration: 45 minutes

KS3: Science, Engineering and D & T.

Workshops and Tours

It’s an Ingenious World

A guided tour visit that will develop your pupils’ knowledge of engineering through case studies of objects within the Museum collection.

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: every half hour from 10.30am - 2pm

Cost: £1 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page).

Duration: 45 minutes

KS4: History, Science, ICT, English, D&T

‘Zines’ Writing Workshop

Debate how sports women are portrayed in the media and write your own ‘Zine’ based on your views of the subject.

Availability: Monday and Friday

Session times: 10:30, 11:15 and 13:30

Cost: £1 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page). 30 children per session

Duration: 40 minutes

KS4: History, Science, ICT, English, D&T

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Concorde Experience

See inside the World's most famous aircraft. Re-live the excitement of the supersonic age and learn about the challenges of flying at Mach 2.

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: every half hour from 10:25 to 14:25

Duration: 30 minutes long

Cost: £3.00 per pupil and £5.00 per adult (in addition to the General Admission, see top of page) 15 students per session


Find out more about the Concorde Experience
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4D Theatre Simulator Rides

Our simulator rides will provide students and teachers with the closest experience any living person will have of “racing” around the Brooklands Race Track, “flying” with the Red Arrows or "Driving" with Mike Hawthorne around Le Mans.

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: every 15 minutes

Duration: 15 minutes long

Cost: £2.00 per pupil and £4.00 per adult (in addition to the General Admission, see top of page) 14 children per session


Find out more about our 4D Theatre Rides

How to Book

  • Choose the activity you would like and possible dates for your visit and call the Learning office to check availability.
  • The Learning Office can be contacted by calling 01932 857381 or by emailing [email protected]
  • Please call as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Before You Visit

  • On booking a visit you will receive a visit information pack. Please read it carefully and distribute the relevant information to the other adults involved with the trip.
  • Return the booking form
  • You are welcome to come and see the Museum prior to your booked visit to familiarise yourself with our site (available for group leaders and one additional person)
  • A timetable of the day will be sent shortly before your visit. When you receive this please brief all group leaders about the day
  • Please get in touch if any requirements or aspects of your original booking change
  • You may photocopy one of our activity resources. They can be downloaded here

Payment

We accept cash, cheques or cards, either in advance or on the day. We ask that groups provide a single payment for their booking.

Cancellation

Please note that a cancellation fee of £30 will be charged if the Museum is not informed if a group visit is not going ahead at least 7 days before the reserved date.

Work Experience

Brooklands Museum has a limited number of work experience places available each year. Why not try out a career within the museum sector at this interesting and historic venue? Places are extremely limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

To apply email Sue Lewin [email protected] with your name, year group, placement dates required and area of interest.

Find out more about how to get involved