Topic Description

Students will be introduced to concepts such as gravity, friction and acceleration by making and launching their own air-powered rockets. KS3 students will have the opportunity to devise their own fair tests, gather data and report findings.

Students will have the chance to explore our Rocket Vault which holds a range of rockets from an early 19th century gunpowder rockets to mid 20th century British sounding rockets. 

Please note Air Powered Rockets half day sessions do not include our interactive science show - see our Rocket Science (KS2/3) for more details.


Air Powered Rockets half day sessions are 75 minutes in length.

Morning session: 10:45AM – 12:00PM

Afternoon session: 12:45PM – 2:00PM

Mix and match with another half day session to create a whole day visit. Chose from: Homes and Habitats (KS1/2) and Gunpowder Railway and Main Exhibition (KS1/2/3)

Topic Location

Price per class 

Half day

Price per class 

Whole day

Air Powered Rockets On Site Visit £80

Mix and Match

2 half day sessions

On Site Visit  


Please note these are introductory prices available for a limited time only.


Cancellations should be emailed to [email protected]

On site visit cancellations will be charged at 50% of the total cost.

All cancellations made less than 24 hours before the visits will be charged at 100% of the total cost.


Interested? Here’s how to book...

Send an email to: [email protected]

Please include: School name, contact details, number of students, year group, your top three preferred dates - in order of preference

Or call us on: 01992 707320