Educational Talks & Workshops

Workshops - £2.50 per pupil

Wicked Wood – Building Wicker Man

KS2 / Design and Technology / STEAM

Join us for our brand new workshop all about the newest addition to our amazing theme park ‘Wicker Man’. How and why did we choose to build a wooden rollercoaster? We discuss the design, the challenges and the amazing new thrills it delivers. In this hands on workshop your students use the information presented to them to attempt to build their own wooden coaster out of KAPLA Planks. Who can use their knowledge to build a solid structure that holds up to the surrounding forces? Your students test their design, make and evaluate skills, in this engaging workshop.

 

Wicked Wood – Building Wicker Man

KS3 / GCSE / A Level / Design and Technology / Engineering

Join us for our brand new workshop all about the newest addition to our amazing theme park ‘Wicker Man’. How and why did we choose to build a wooden rollercoaster? We discuss the design, the challenges and the amazing new thrills it delivers. In this hands on workshop your students use the information presented to them to attempt to build their own wooden coaster out of KAPLA Planks. Who can use their knowledge to build the longest track, the highest track, the track with a camel hill, a double dip, a track with a banked curve or a track with a full circuit? Your students test their design, make and evaluate skills, in this engaging workshop.

 

The Challenge of Business

Business Studies / GCSE / A Level

Interested in managing day to day and annual operations of a major tourist destination? In this interactive workshop you get the chance to do just that. Face the real life challenges we encounter every day, how would you keep our customers coming back every year? 

 

Creative Marketing and Promotions

Marketing / Business / GCSE / A Level

How does the UK’s number one theme park market its products? Learn some trade secrets before attempting to use the marketing mix to launch a new attraction at The Alton Towers Resort.

 

 

Customer Service: Making the Right Impression

Travel & Tourism / Leisure Studies / GCSE / A Level

Discover how we continue to develop our resort to exceed our customer’s expectations, learn how we please over three million visitors every year and see if you can make a difference to our guests experience in this interactive workshop.

 

The Most Employable You

Preparations for the Working World / GCSE

Discover what The Alton Towers Resort as an employer, looks for in its prospective employees, a great opportunity to discover the expectations of the working world and how you can conquer it.

 

Newton’s Racers

KS2 Science / Physics

Discover how science affects the design of our coaster cars; see if your students can do any better when they design and build their own.

A rollercoaster does exactly what is says… it rolls and it coasts! Learn how we use science to make sure each new coaster design works perfectly, get hands on by designing and building your own coaster car to see who can make the most of Newton’s Laws!

 

 

Or call our team on 0871 282 5194*

 

*calls cost 13p per minute plus your network extras

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