Key stage 4
Visit Aerospace Bristol and take your pupils on an exciting journey through time and the sessions we offer for Key Stage 4 students
key stage 4/5
These interactive workshops are designed to give students a tasty of what it could be like to be an engineer and develop some of the practical skills that engineers use in the real world. The workshops take place in our fully equipped learning spaces with specialist facilities, led by a member of the Learning Team.
KEY STAGE 4: CONCORDE KILLED MY FISH
Explore Concorde through original documents. Learn to use primary sources from the archive to answer a key question. Investigate the impact of the sonic boom and understand bias in sources.
KEY STAGE 4: THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Put your maths to the test and learn about how economics played a part in the grounding of Concorde and what you could do to fix this. Become budding entrepreneurs and investigate the impact of different ticket classes. Can you make more money than British Airways did from Concorde tickets?
key stage 4/5: Blast off rockets: The science of space travel
Discover the physics behind why rockets have been championing space travel and exploration for decades. Use this learning to develop your own rockets, testing and improving it throughout the session.
key stage 4/5: Mars Mission: Meeting the Brief
Students take on the role of an ESA design team developing the next generation of Mars Rover. Together, they will explore the parameters of design when developing for space missions. Teams will work closely to a design brief set by industry experts to create their prototype and compete to win the contract for their company.
KEY STAGE 5: THE CONTROVERSY OF CONCORDE
Explore archive materials to determine the impact of Concorde and its sonic boom. Understand why it was controversial and weigh primary sources to reach a supported conclusion. Consider historical research skills including bias, provenance, and validity of sources.
Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from the moment you arrive to to completing a risk assessment.