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Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

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Yorkshire Air Museum

Halifax Way, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU. England



Extra Details

Experience the tremendous atmosphere of this award-winning attraction based on former RAF Elvington, a WWII Bomber Command base, the only such station to be operated by French RAF Bomber Command Squadrons. Immerse yourself in our fascinating displays, such as our Halifax bomber – it is one of only two in the world. Explore the superb Bomber Command exhibition, restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, and much more. Their aim is to provide students with information and access to knowledge to meet their needs. Their programmes cover from 1300 through to 1949. Each school visit is tailored to your curriculum to ensure pupils gain the most out of their visit.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

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.

Venue Details



Halifax Way, Elvington, York
YO41 4AU. England

Opening Hours

Summer: 10.00 to 17.00 (last admission 16.00) Winter: 10.00 to 16.00 (last admission 15.00)