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MOTORSPORT EDUCATION

PACKAGES TO SUIT ALL NEEDS

Silverstone Study Centre

Silverstone Study Centre uses the exciting opportunities offered by motorsport to make a positive impact on the learning and life chances of children and young people. Based at the Home of British Motor Racing, the study centre offers a number of education programmes to schools, colleges and universities both locally and nationally.

Silverstone Circuit is an engaging and inspiring place providing a once in a lifetime experience for learners of all ages. Our educational tours, workshops and programmes are designed to engage and excite all. We have a dedicated education team to deliver comprehensive packages to suit all your curriculum needs. We cater for all ages and types of schools groups, all the way from Key Stage 1 to adult learning. Everyone can learn at Silverstone.

If you're interested in any of the below please contact the Education Events Coordinator Vicki Campkin on 01327 320322 or email victoria.campkin@silverstone.co.uk

Choose from our extensive programmes for the ideal activity for you:

  • Tour of Silverstone Circuit (includes general resource pack*)
    Tour

    Tour the Home of British Motor Racing, Silverstone Circuit, gaining access to behind the scenes of this historical circuit. During the two-hour guided tour pupils will stand on the podium and dream of following in the footsteps of the FORMULA 1™ stars and get a closer look at the legendary sites around the circuit. Our dedicated team offers an educational trip that supports many areas of the National Curriculum. Enhance your learning whilst at Silverstone by taking part in a two-hour workshop that perfectly complements your visit.

    Click here for more info.

  • Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) (includes STEM resource pack*)
    Engineering

    Our STEM curriculum day has been designed to embrace many aspects of the STEM curriculum. Available for Key Stage 2 and 3, the four hour activity session aims to build the confidence of pupils when faced with challenges. All activities are based upon Silverstone and motorsport, bringing science and maths to life.

    Click here for more info.

  • Business Studies (includes business studies resource pack*)
    Business Studies

    Increase your knowledge of Silverstone Circuits Ltd as a business model or from a marketing perspective. Choose from two four-hour programmes designed to apply your knowledge of business concepts to the world-famous Silverstone Circuit.

    *Resource packs have been designed specifically for use back at school. Take a little bit of Silverstone back to your classroom!

    For more information on our Marketing Masterclass, click here
    For more information on our Business Outline, click here

  • Multi-Media
    multimedia

    Embrace multi-media at Silverstone and inspire pupils with the use of ICT. The study centre is equipped with innovative technology and experienced staff to support the following programmes. Choose from one of the following three-hour sessions:

    - Stop-motion animation: Plan, shoot and edit a stop-motion animation Wallace and Gromit style!
    - Podcasting: Gives a real purpose for the use of language. Write scripts, record voices, enhance with jingles and sound effects and edit to create a perfect podcast using GarageBand.
    - Movie editing: Film and edit a promotional film about Silverstone using iMovie software.

  • Race to Success
    Race to Success

    The Race to Success programme uses the medium and environment of sport to raise pupil standards in literacy, numeracy and ICT as well as building self-esteem and self-confidence. Race to Success provides selected 9 to 14 year-old pupils with access to a study experience that not only builds confidence and motivation, but also positively dovetails with personalised learning goals set in school. A menu of modules is available to ensure school needs are met.

  • Holiday Clubs
    Holiday Clubs

    Motor-sport themed holiday programmes are available during school-holidays and open to KS2 & 3 pupils. Spend your school holidays taking part in challenges and fun activities at Silverstone.

  • Silverstone Apple Regional Training Centre
    Apple Regional Training Centre

    Silverstone Study Centre also offers training to teachers and school support staff. Our partnership with Apple as a Regional Training Centre aims to successfully develop creativity across the curriculum using Apple technology. Teachers taking part in this course receive free training on all aspects of digital media and how it can support, develop and enhance the curriculum. Click here to visit the Regional Training Centre website for more information and to register.

  • Self-led Visit
    Self-led Visit

    If you would prefer to lead your own activities during your visit to Silverstone you can book a self-led visit. A full day includes:

    - Full hire of Silverstone Study Centre, an innovative learning space fully equipped for your teaching and learning requirements
    - Tour of Silverstone Circuit
    - Refreshments for adults and children (tea, coffee, juice)
    - A complimentary pre-trip planning visit

    Optional: please enquire for catering options from Silverstone’s on-site caterers, Aspire.
    Prices start from £250 per day

  • INSET days
    INSET

    Looking for a rewarding and engaging INSET day for your staff? Silverstone offers a full day package to include an exciting Silverstone experience with the freedom to conduct training in an innovative learning environment.

    A full day includes:

    - Full use of Silverstone Study Centre, an innovative learning space fully equipped for all your teaching and learning requirements.
    - A tour of Silverstone Circuit (1-2 hours)
    - A thrill driving experience (approximately 1 hour)
    - Catering including breakfast, lunch and refreshments

    Prices start from £150 per delegate



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- For a list of FAQs about the Silverstone Study Centre, click here.
- Click here to view the Risk Assessment Recommendations to Schools.
- To download a Teacher Evaluation form please click here.

tour of the circuit

Soak up the history and explore the inner workings of Silverstone. For most it'll be your one and only chance to stand on the podium!

Silverstone boasts an extensive range of merchandise from pocket money items to fabulous gifts. The perfect memento!