Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture, Doncaster
The 100th anniversary of the first air show in Britain, which took place at the famous St Leger Racecourse in Doncaster in October 1909, saw the launch of an exciting joint initiative between Vulcan to the Sky Trust and South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Doncaster.
Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture
KS2 focus on science, design and technology.
Our mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, designers and aviators – and what better place than Doncaster – the venue of the first air show in Britain, that took place in 1909.
- National Curriculum linked science, design and technology
- Hangar based activities – discover, explore, experiment!
- Work in small groups, take part in 4 Missions on a carousel basis
- All materials and resources provided
- Cost £2 per child (minimum charge of £50 applies)
- Maximum group size 32 pupils
- Pre-visit information, including detailed risk assessment guidance, programme & booking form downloadable here:
- Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture Programme
- Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture KS2 Educational Visit Information Pack
- Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture General Risk Assessment
- Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture Booking Form
- Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture Visitor List
Comments from Teachers & Pupils
- "A really good day with the children learning a great deal in an enjoyable way."
- "The Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture programme is a fantastic opportunity for the children to appreciate part of their heritage and understand the part played by Doncaster in the development of flying."
- "I enjoyed all the activities, it was a great day!"
- "It made me want to learn more!"
- "Fantastic! Interesting! Exciting! Planetastic!"
For pre or post visit curriculum linked activities there is a KS2 Teaching and Learning Pack available to purchase separately at £40 including postage. For details click on the link below.
Our education programme is very much about honouring the past… creating an atmosphere of learning and discovery to explore the history of Vulcan XH558, its extraordinarily advanced British design and technology, and its importance in the context of The Cold War. But, most importantly, it’s about looking forward - engaging, enriching and… inspiring the future with much emphasis on science, engineering, design, technology and innovation.
To book your class in to a Vulcan to the Sky at AeroVenture KS2 Session, call Toni Hunter on 07957 161192 to discuss availability.