Educational Talks and Workshops

Science and Technology - £1.50 per pupil

Design and Technology – Creating Wicker Man

GCSE / A Level / Design and Technology / Engineering / Science / STEAM

Join us for our brand new talk all about the newest addition to our amazing theme park ‘The Wicker Man’. Go behind the scenes and discover why our globally unique, rollercoaster experience is so much more than a wooden rollercoaster. Discover the advancements in technology that allow our rollercoaster to provide a completely different experience that stimulates all of your senses. Be the first to learn all about its design, the challenges it presented and the amazing new thrills it delivers.


The Science of Rollercoasters

KS2 & 3 Science / GCSE & A Level / Physics

Perfect for Physics students and science buffs! These differentiated Science of Rollercoaster talks explain how scientific principles are at the heart of how we thrill our guests on our record breaking rollercoasters.



The Impact of Computer Technology at the Alton Towers Resort

Computer Science / ICT / GCSE

Discover the broad range of ICT used at The Alton Towers Resort.


Programming a Rollercoaster: The Systems and Controls of Rollercoasters

Design and Technology / Computing GCSE

Perfect for design technology and computing students. This talk shares how we use computer programming to control and monitor the function of our rides and attractions.


New Technologies: Creating Virtual Reality for a Rollercoaster

Computing / Design and Technology / GCSE / A Level

During this talk students explore how computers are pushing the boundaries of what is possible on a rollercoaster, from the design and build of the hardware, to creating a brand new virtual reality system to enable the world’s first VR coaster to be created.


How to Build a Rollercoaster

Design and Technology / Engineering / STEM / GCSE / A Level

We use real life examples of designing, planning and building our famous rollercoasters. Perfect for students going through the design process.  



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