Bring the school curriculum to life with a school trip to KidZania London in 2019
KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – is excited to announce its action packed 2019 programme, boasting a series of special events for schools who visit KidZania, helping to bring the school curriculum to life.
Careers Fair (Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th January)
A three-day event where industry professionals run a series of talks to provide valuable insight into a whole host of careers. The fair will develop the experience of learning by allowing school children to discover ‘a day in the life of’ individuals from a range of brands, including leading partners such as British Airways, Ryman National Enterprise Challenge, The Alan Turing Institute and Fire Education Department.
The fair includes:
- Free workshops around the city
- Meet and greets with real-life professionals
- Goodies and information to take away
World Book Day (Wednesday 6th March – Sunday 10th March)
A three-day celebration of literature, reading and writing, World Book Day will feature discussions, workshops and challenges that include cover design, story-writing, and character building workshops.
Promoting a love of reading and various literature-based activities and challenges based around Key Stage 1 and 2 of the English curriculum, the World Book Day programme covers various topics including distinguishing between fact and fiction.
Science Week (Wednesday 13th – Sunday 17th March)
Dedicated to bringing Science to life, Science Week features a variety of activities designed with Key Stage 1-3 Science National Curriculum in mind.
Children can become experts in veterinary care at the Pet Wellbeing Centre, where they will learn to identify and address animal welfare needs, as well as good pet nutrition in Lily’s Kitchen and even perform surgery on a patient in PDSA’s Pet Hospital.
Surgeons at the KidZania Hospital will learn how to save a life in the operating theatre. Using specialist medical equipment and tools, the team of young doctors will play an important role in helping patients work towards a quick and healthy recovery. Whilst learning the function of different body parts, organs, survival needs and good health, students will become an expert of the human body.
Maths Celebration: It All Adds Up! (May 2019)
Preparing children to manage finances in later life, Math Month focuses on teaching children how to earn, spend and save their KidZo currency, plus special Geometry Degrees are available at the KidZania National University. Children who visit the city are given 50 KidZos upon entry and can work various jobs to earn and spend as they pleas, teaching them money management.
STEM Fair (June 2019)
In collaboration with leading Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths organisations and businesses, STEM week offers a four day programme of activities designed to support key skills needed for Key Stage 1-3 learning.