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Key Stage 4

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Museum Researcher

Research the history of British motorsport and aviation, their technologies and engineering development.

Trails: Mystery shopper, museum quiz

Skills: historical enquiry, analysis, reading, writing, comprehension

Curriculum links: Science, Design & Technology, History, English, Business Studies, Leisure & Tourism

Cost: £4 per pupil, 90 students

Time: 2hrs

The Brooklands Press

Through an engaging workshop students will explore the Museum’s archive materials and write a newspaper article or produce a TV news article using iPads.

Themes: Newspaper or Television

Skills: historical enquiry, film production, writing for a purpose, analysis

Curriculum links: Media Studies, ICT, English

Cost: £5.50 per pupil, 30 students

Time: 4hrs

Amazing Man and his Amazing Machines

Learn about the male and female engineers who created some of the most iconic vehicles at Brooklands with one of our expert guides. Schools can also book the Concorde Experience and The Napier Railton Experience as part of this visit.*

Skills: historical enquiry, historical perspective, scientific enquiry, working scientifically, speaking & listening, comprehension

Curriculum links: History, Design & Technology

Cost: £5.00 per pupil, 45 students

Time: 3hrs

*Please note the experiences depend on availability and incur an extra charge.

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 learning@brooklandsmuseum.com. 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
  • Book a pre-visit to familiarise yourself with our site (available for group leaders and one additional person)
  • Contact us should you need to change an aspect of your visit, e.g. numbers
  • A timetable of the day will be sent shortly before your visit. When you receive this please brief all group leaders abut the day
  • You may photocopy your trails. They are included in your information pack or 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 1 week 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 John Silver johnsilver@brooklandsmuseum.com with your name, year group, placement dates required and area of interest.

Find out more about how to get involved