Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes
Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world
People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future
Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress
Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone
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At Locomotion, you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.
The town of Shildon has had an exciting story to tell since the earliest days of the rail industry, making it the perfect place to explore the rich seam of local railway history and discover how the railways have changed all our lives.
Locomotion offers a range of workshops focused on STEM and social history topics for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3.
Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!
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We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.
Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.
Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon
DL4 2RE. England
Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm.