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An action-packed day

  • 45-minute hands-on curriculum-linked Discovery Workshop; Marvellous Minibeasts, Destination Space, Matter, Rocketships, Sound and The Science of Us.
  • Bespoke live Planetarium show to suit your learning group's level.
  • Lots of time to explore the two floors of interactive exhibits. Check out our Teacher Guides for tips on how to engage your students during your visit - KS1, KS2 and Year 7
  • Expert science Inspirers.
  • Dedicated area to leave bags and picnic lunch area.
  • 10am to 2pm during Hampshire school term time.
  • Available for KS1 (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2), KS2 (Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6) and lower KS3 (Year 7).
  • Teacher previews and risk assessment advice available.
Plan your visit with our sensory schools map
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Learning outside the Classroom Quality badge

LOtC Quality Badge

We've received national recognition for our educational visits and have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge. This is the only national scheme that recognises quality of learning and effectiveness of risk management. The award is endorsed by the Department of Education and is awarded by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom.

Find out more about the LOtC Quality Badge Award

Prices

We're a charity so we work really hard to break down any barriers to engagement. We're pleased to offer subsidies to the following schools:

State-funded schools (including academies, multi-academy trusts, free schools and University Technology Colleges) - 12% subsidy 

All schools who have 17% or more students who receive free school meals - 60% subsidy

Don't forget to check out the different ways to support your financial and travel expenses. The South Downs National Park have some great options available and we're part of the Great British School Trip bursary scheme. 

  • Student
    £13
  • Student - 12% subsidy
    £11.44
  • Student - 60% subsidy
    £5.20
  • Accompanying adults
    Free
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Save 10% with our schools packages

Book an educational visit to Winchester Science Centre and save 10% on a second school activity.

Savings can be made on a summer celebration visit, an in-school workshop experience or a Mobile Planetarium visit to your school.

Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time. See our full terms and conditions for more information.

Accessibility info

Accessibility information for the educational visits

We can make changes to educational visit to suit the needs of your children. We can offer a relaxed Planetarium screening. We'll give you visual supports for SEND and EAL pupils. We'll also send you pre-teaching resources before you visit.

If there are any other ways we can help or if you want to talk about individual needs, just ask our accessibility team. We're all here to help.

Check out our school groups social story PDF for students with SEND needs

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I had a good time learning about planets and the Solar System. I liked making a rocket and decorating it.

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You made us have an amazing experience. I enjoyed the room with all the exhibits about space. 

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Thank you for a wonderful day. The time went so fast because there was so much to do. My favourite part of the day was the Planetarium. 

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