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Hayes Way
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.

Schools

Visit Aerospace Bristol and take your pupils on an exciting journey through time

 

developing STEM skills & inspiring future engineers

From the earliest days of powered flight to the cutting-edge technology of tomorrow, you will be inspired by fun practical science interactives and amazing exhibits, including aeroplanes, helicopters, missiles, satellites, and more.

Fully equipped learning spaces

Aerospace Bristol features fully equipped learning spaces with specialist facilities for school and youth groups. We have worked with our partners from the aerospace industry to develop an inspiring and practical learning programme which will not only allow visitors to explore our amazing local history story but develop STEM skills and discover the possibilities of a career in engineering.

 
 Photo credit: MoD Crown Copyright

Photo credit: MoD Crown Copyright

Our INSPIRATIONAL workshops include...

Early Years Foundation Stage & Key Stage 1

We blend history and storytelling with STEM learning as pupils design and test their own paper aeroplane, exploring the history of flight. Find out more >

Key Stage 2

Explore the physics of rocketry before designing and testing their very own rockets - just like the engineers of Filton’s Dynamics and Space Division! Find out more >

Key Stage 3

Discover how aircraft changed and developed during WW1 and the key role that Bristol played and design and test your own parachute prototype for WW1 pilots in this fun and hands-on session. Find out more >

 
Outstanding! Very impressed, I can’t believe it
— Year 5 Teacher

Prices

Entry: £5 per child

Workshops: An additional £2.50 per child

Workshops are priced per child for groups of 20 or more. Please get in touch to discuss prices for smaller groups.

Free adults:

  • Reception to Year 5: 1 adult to every 6 children 

  • Year 6 to Year 8: 1 adult to every 8 children

  • Year 9 to Year 13: 1 adult to every 10 children

 
All the pupils loved it, they were full of praise and animated discussion
— Year 6 Teacher

PLANNING YOUR SCHOOL VISIT?

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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Book now

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

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

The session was pitched very well for year 2 with friendly staff leading the session and lots of hands on experience.
— Year 2 Teacher
Students have loved how interactive and hands on the session has been and the Aerospace staff have been brilliant
— Year 9 Group Leader

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