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Gangsta Granny: The Ride

Treat your class to a trip through the imagination of David Walliams and inspire them to be the next great creative authors!
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The Gangsta Granny Creative Writing Quest!

A fantastic teacher led trip to ‘The World of David Walliams’!

What wonderful wordsmiths do you have in your class? Could they be the next best-selling author just like David Walliams?

Come to Alton Towers Resort and explore ‘The World of David Walliams’ at Alton Towers Resort to find all the hidden hints which will help your learners complete our fantastic creative writing task! Back at school enjoy a fabulous set of downloadable resources for directed reading activities of Gangsta Granny the book, as well as some wonderful creative tasks. Your class will then be primed to tackle the Gangsta Granny Creative Writing Quest.

Create your own story of your trip to meet Granny and Ben with the twists and turns that you found from the amazing Gangsta Granny characters! Take up the Gangsta Granny Creative Writing Quest!

And if that wasn’t enough… with every pupils ticket you will receive a FREE copy of Gangsta Granny!

Tickets from only £10.50 per primary pupil (off peak).

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The Gangsta Granny Great STEM Challenge!

An interactive workshop to plan (or foil) the world’s greatest heist.

Do you know just how much Science goes into planning the perfect jewel heist?

Join our amazing  HOLOGRAPHIC DAVID WALLIAMS in our Education Centre for the Gangsta Granny Great STEM Challenge.

Get into teams for the big heist see who will be the best at planning (or foiling) the perfect robbery! Programme your escape route with our robotic mobility scooter, sort the genuine treasure from the fake, create the circuits for the alarms, help the Feds look for clues and even see if you can stop Granny from blowing off!

Pit your pupils against one another in this fabulous fast paced, team based workshop!

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* Maximum of 40 workshop places per school
** Teacher preview day on 28th March, maximum 2 places per school

Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time. This offer is valid for primary schools visits including Gangsta Granny: The Ride educational package (including the Creative Writing Quest and the Great STEM Challenge) from 23/03/20 till 30/10/20. The Great STEM Challenge requires workshop reservation and is subject to availability. Offer is for one free copy of Gangsta Granny per paying primary school pupil. Prebooking and payment at least 10 working days prior to the trip is required. Offer is non-transferable, cannot be sold, and no cash alternative is available.

Have a short break booked before 25th April? We can move your stay date with no extra cost!

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Alton Towers Resort as a precautionary measure.

For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*

Please visit the Manage My Booking site and complete the booking amendment form, including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to Alton Towers Resort soon. Thank you for your patience.

*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis. Please note – if you have booked a partner Hotel (a Hotel off site), most will honour the price you booked at, however there are a small number which cannot, we will let you know based on the dates you choose.