Crunching codes and raising roads
A hands-on investigation of Tower Bridge’s engineering story
KS2: Science, ICT, History, D&T, STEM
Discover the inner workings of this iconic structure, from Victorian steam power to modern day electronics. Students will gain an understanding of the Bridge’s mechanics, modern day coding, and 3D printing. The workshop culminates in students working together to raise the road of a miniature Tower Bridge!
Please note that the capacity of this workshop is 30 pupils per day.
How to book
Workshops and facilitated tours accommodate up to 30 children per session. Sessions must be booked and paid for a minimum of two weeks in advance and are included in the normal school visit rate.
GROUP VISIT PRICES
|Children ||£3.40 (up to 15 years old)|| |
|Special Offer:||UK primary schools are entitled to 1 adult FREE with every 10 children|
To book a workshop and for more information about your school visit, contact our Learning and Community Engagement team on +44 (0) 20 7940 8397 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also offer a fantastic pre-made goody bag for school groups. These goody bags include a whole host of little souvenirs and cost £3 per child. Naturally, this takes the stress out of visiting (and exiting through the gift shop!) and is a much cheaper option than if each item were bought individually.
Please note: these goody bags are only available to groups that take part in a session with the Learning team.
The City of London Corporation not only own and manage Tower Bridge but also the Monument.
Built to commemorate the Great Fire of London in 1666 the Monument boasts a fascinating history. Together with the Guy Fox History Project, we have produced the captivating Monument Education Pack to aid learning both inside and out of the classroom.
Schools and families can also explore the historic area and its iconic landmarks through maps, puzzles and other adventures in the Guy Fox Explore Kit. Download now to begin your journey!
English as a Foreign Language
Recognised by students from around the world, Tower Bridge is uniquely positioned to act as the perfect starting point for a day trip to London.
Be it as part of a lesson plan using our free EFL Education Pack or just as a social activity for the weekend, Tower Bridge Exhibition and its amazing panoramic views of London offer an ideal way to introduce students to the Capital.