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Patchway, BS34

Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

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 4/5: 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.

- Science (Physics)

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.

- Science, Maths and DT


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.

- History (Bias, Source Work), Critical Thinking

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Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from the moment you arrive to to completing a risk assessment.


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Interested in bringing your school to visit Aerospace Bristol? Be one of the first to bring your school aboard Concorde, and contact us at for more information, or to book.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!