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  • School visits to the Alton Towers Resort

    A school trip to Alton Towers will challenge your pupils, fill them with enthusiasm and let them experience the thrill of practical learning, first hand.

    When you book your school trip to the Alton Towers Resort, you can choose from a selection of activities for your pupils to partake in. School trips to the Alton Towers Resort provide pupils with the opportunity to enjoy a number of engaging educational activities including talks and demonstrations, along with a load of fun at our award winning theme park!

    Any questions in regards to school talks/events in 2014, please call 0871 282 5194*

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    Educational Talks

    Educational Talks 2014

    Book your 2014 Educational Trip today and save when you book early! 
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    School Prices & Packages

    Price and packages for school trip visits to the Alton Towers Resort
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    Teacher VIP Days

    Find out more about how we can help create a fantastic educational day out!
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    Fireworks Competition

    Win a trip to Alton Towers for the whole class by entering our Fireworks competition.
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    Sharkbait Reef Package

    Alton Towers Resort's amazing Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE is now available for your class! Dates for 2014/2015 now available.
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    Planning Tips

    Tips to help alleviate the hassle of arranging a school trip
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    Risk Assessment

    Health and Safety Information for Educational Establishments
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    Post Visit Information

    The learning continues after your incredible visit to the Alton Towers Resort!
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    View what other school have to say about their magical visit to the Alton Towers Resort!
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    Primary School Trips

    A range of fun-filled activities and workshops that primary pupils will find fascinating
    Primary School Trips
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    Secondary School Trips

    A range of engrossing talks, discussions, workshops and presentations
    Secondary School Trips
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    Educational Talks

    Our Educational Talks last for around 40 minutes, and cover a range of subjects across all Key Stages
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    National Science and Engineering Week

    Read all about our National Science Week event that is taking place in March 2015!
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    Home Educators Week

    From 15th – 19th September it will be ‘Home Educators Week’ at the Theme Park, where home educators can book at schools prices, plus receive a free goody bag. Home Educators simply need to report to Guest Services upon arrival for their free goody bag. A primary school aged child ticket is £7.50 and a secondary school aged ticket is £12.50. Adult tickets are charged at £26. 

    Please note: Only valid Monday to Friday. All tickets have to be pre-booked through our contact centre on 0871 282 5194. Please be advised you may be asked to show ID of being a  Home Educator prior to receiving your tickets on the day. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.


    Business of Leisure Event

    Join us for our popular Business of Leisure Event at the Alton Towers Resort between 5th - 9th October 2015. 

    With 5 talks professional talks including Marketing and Promotions and Customer Service this event is perfect for students studying at Key Stage levels 4 & 5. 

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    Educational Talks

    Our Educational Talks last for around 40 minutes, and cover a range of subjects across all Key Stages
    Educational Talks

    Schools Calendar and Resources

    You can download a copy of the 2014 Schools Calendar below, showing the full list of Peak and Off-peak dates for the year.

    To save a copy of the PDFs to your computer, right-click on the links and select "Save target as..." or "Save link as...".

    Other resources are also available for download below.

    * Calls to 0871 numbers are charged at 10 pence per minute at all times from a BT landline. Calls from mobile operators and other networks may vary.
    Please check availability at time of booking for school talks in 2014. Prices and dates are subject to change.

    Are there areas of shade for pupils attending during the summer?

    Shaded areas are provided throughout the Park.

    Are all children issued with a Theme Park map in case they get lost?

    Resort maps are issued and available to all guests on admission to the Theme Park.

    Is the food in the canteen clearly labelled?

    Yes food at the Theme Park is clearly labelled in accordance with trading requirements.

    Is there a team of trained staff members on-hand at all time and briefed in emergency and/or first aid procedures?

    Alton Towers Resort has a comprehensive emergency plan that has been developed in conjunction with the emergency services. Staff are trained in what to do in an emergency.

    Does the Theme Park expose children to water?

    Some rides at Alton Towers expose children to water. These are The Flume, Congo River Rapids, Splash Kart Challenge, Riverbank Eye Spy and Ripsaw.

    Are the rides/attractions inspected on a daily basis for any hazards?

    All rides undergo rigorous testing every day by competent engineers in accordance with manufacturers guidance. Rides also undergo a comprehensive winter check by third party inspection engineers to ensure that they are safe for the following season.

    What are the medical provisions on-site?

    The Theme Park has a First Aid Centre. These are permanently staffed by fully qualified first aiders throughout the season. The location of the First Aid Centre is marked on the Resort map.

    Are there any steep slopes children would have to climb? If so, are there hand-rails to assist them?

    Handrails are provided where necessary. There are no steep slopes at the Theme Park.

    Is there an evacuation procedure?

    The Theme Park has a procedure in place to evacuate guests safely. This will be implemented by fully trained staff.

    Do any of the rides or attractions feature strobe lighting?

    Yes a few of the attractions at the Park feature strobe lighting. This information can be found on signage at the entrance to each ride.

    Are there any steps to negotiate? If so, are there alternative routes for wheelchair guests?

    Steps may need to be negotiated around the Theme Park. Disabled access is provided where necessary.

    Is the Park clearly sign-posted?

    Yes the Theme Park is well sign-posted along with comprehensive detail on the Resort map.

    Are there any traffic hazards. If so how are these minimised?

    The Theme Park is closed to vehicular traffic movement whilst open to the public. There are designated drop-off points for coaches at the Alton Towers Resort. There is no requirement for children to cross any busy public roads although children will be required to cross internal Park roads to access the admissions area. Pedestrian walkways are provided where possible.

    Are there any suitable areas that teachers can use all day to act as a meeting point for the school group?

    Yes, if you require a meeting point near the entrance to the Theme Park, please use Corner Coffee, which has both indoor and outdoor seating areas. Corner Coffee is located at the bottom of Towers Street on the right hand side.

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