Education

School Visits

The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum actively welcomes and encourages school visits from primary and secondary schools.

Charges

  • Pupils free
  • Teachers and helpers – standard charges apply

Primary Schools

The Museum offers 3 options for primary school visits:

  • Option 1 – ‘LEARNING WALKS’ – a programme of group activities suitable for ALL Year groups
  • Option 2 – ‘WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR?’ – a group activity for Years 5 and 6
  • Option 3 – LEARNING BY RESEARCH – a group activity for Years 5 and 6

Full details of the options may be found in the School Teacher Information Pack (see below).

Secondary Schools

The Museum offers secondary school visits on an ad hoc basis to suit the particular school year in question. Option 3 is recommended for Secondary schools; full details may be found in the School Teacher Information Pack (see below).

School Teacher Information Pack

The Museum has produced a School Teacher Information Pack (revised 2019 edition) which can be downloaded by clicking HERE. The pack includes the following:

  • Pre-visit information
  • Information on the available options
  • Notes for teachers on the content and organisation of each option
  • Information on how the options are linked to the National Curriculum
  • A teacher evaluation form

Booking A School Visit

To arrange a visit please email the Education Manager at education@tangmere-museum.org and provide the following information:

  • Date of proposed visit
  • School name and address
  • Visit organiser contact telephone number and/or email address
  • Number and age group of pupils (maximum 30 pupils per visit)
  • Number of teachers and helpers
  • Purpose of the visit
  • Option requested (see School Teacher Information Pack above)

Please note: AN ADVANCE VISIT TO THE MUSEUM BY THE SCHOOL’S ORGANISER IS REQUIRED.

Health and Safety

Please click the link to go to our Health and Safety page and access our downloadable Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy (Revised 2019 Edition) document.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.

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