Learning opportunities for young people
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome can host a wide range of curriculum opportunities. We are happy to discuss with you your needs. For further information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Site visits by staff are welcome by appointment. Please contact email@example.com
Fees and Booking process
All students are charged a flat rate of £4 each which includes a tour of the site . All group leaders are admitted free, when booked in advance. We are happy to discuss how many leaders per student we require, as defined by the age of the students you are bringing.
A hazard sheet is available on request, but Group leaders are required to make their own Risk Assessment before arrival.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details or to make a booking.
Recommended curriculum themes include:
KS1-3 A local history study
KS1 Significant historical events, people and placed in your own locality.
The lives of significant individuals in the past, who have contributed to national and international achievements.
KS2 A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ knowledge beyond 1066
KS1-2 Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units
KS1-2 Identify and name a variety of everyday materials.
Describe the simple physical properties of everyday materials.
KS2 Identify the effects of air resistance
Scout groups will be charged a fee of £5 per child. Camping overnight is an option with access to the volunteers rest room. Please email to book. Bookings
Please note – our hangars, housing our valuable collection of reproduction vintage aircraft, are only available for viewing by groups accompanied by aerodrome staff.
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is eager to talk to you about your partnership project. We welcome STEM, Aeronautical, Historical and Curatorial projects. We welcome partnership working - a great example is Project Lanoe.
A grant of almost £10,000 was awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to Colchester Institute's Construction, Engineering and Digital Media students to design and build a faithful reproduction 1917-style ‘Rocking Nacelle’ simulator complete with 21st Century VR and integrated electronics.
Read our news story to discover more about Project Lanoe.
The day started cold and overcast, but the volunteers had made most of the preparations the day before
so the white hangar and RE Workshop were ready for the estimated 39 teams to...
Life at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome traditionally moves like the clouds that our aircraft fly in – some times it's thick with activity, hectic and busy. Other times, it can be quieter,...