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School Trips

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre has collaborated with LEGO® Education to provide unique, high quality learning experiences.

PRE-SCHOOLS

Our Pre-school program taps in to young children's innate desire to explore, investigate and learn.

See your pre-schoolers imagine, create and explore whole new worlds with oversize LEGO® bricks designed to fit perfectly in small hands.

We believe that playing is the best way to learn for pre-schoolers and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre are the ultimate LEGO classroom.

After completing the NEW LEGO Education workshops, children can put their newfound knowledge into action around the centre using the specially developed, unique worksheets and resources available for download.

We have various workshops that are suited for your pre-school classes.

Everything you need to know about the lessons is in the drop down below:  

 

Workshops for Preschools: Seasons

SEASONS:  FAQ’s

What age group is this workshop for?

Suitable for children aged 3-5yrs (reception and year 1)

What is the key stage?

Suitable for Key Stage 1

How long is the workshop?

45 minutes   

Do the children work alone or in groups?

The season’s workshop is a group activity. The children will work in teams of 2’s/4’s/ or 6’s depending upon the size of the class.

How many children can join the workshop?

The maximum capacity in the workshop room is 30. This includes teachers and helpers but excludes workshop host and LDC staff.

What do the children learn in the workshop?

The theme used is the four seasons and each team is given a choice of ‘spring’ ‘summer’ ‘autumn’ or ‘winter’. The workshop is designed to encourage discussion and conversational skills. The children will talk about what the differences are between the season’s. What we wear in the “winter’ or ‘summer’/ what we eat/ seasonal fruit and vegetables / Any special occasions? (Christmas, Easter, Halloween, summer holidays etc.)

The children have about 30 minutes to create a ‘story’ using picture cards and Duplo bricks to build scenes depicting a season. Encouraged to talk about their models to the rest of the class each team has the opportunity to turn the ‘scene’ into a story.

What is the educational value?

National curriculum links covered are: Design technology and conversational English 

 

HOW TO BOOK 

Call our Call Centre on 0871 226 5448 (Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras) or fill our the provisional school booking form 

Please note, all school trips must be booked in advance and can not be booked on the day. School bookings for the year 2018 will be available shortly. 

 

Download your risk assessment here.

 

Primary SCHOOLS

HANDS – ON LEARNING

Inspire your students imaginations with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO® bricks.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre offer hands-on learning across the curriculum, including science, mathematics, language arts, technology, and engineering design, while building and reinforcing Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.

Our centre facilitates learning through interactive experiences to promote deeper engagement with the subject matter. 

We have various workshops that are suited for your school classes. 

Spinning Tops Workshop (Easy)

Spinning Tops workshop:  FAQ’S

What age group is this workshop for?

Suitable for children aged 6-7yrs (years 1 & 2)

What is the key stage?

Suitable for Key Stage 1

How long is the workshop?

45 minutes   

Do the children work alone or in groups?

The season’s workshop is a group activity. The children will work in teams of 2’s/4’s/ or 6’s depending upon the size of the class.

How many children can join the workshop?

The maximum capacity in the workshop room is 30. This includes teachers and helpers but excludes workshop host and LDC staff.

What do the children learn in the workshop?

In this exciting workshop, students build LEGO spinning tops, collect data on whose design spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance.

National curriculum links covered are: Science and Technology, English, Language Arts and Reading

Spin the gears workshop (Average)

SPIN THE GEARS:  FAQ’S

What age group is this workshop for?

Suitable for children aged 8-9yrs (years 2 & 3, early year 4)

What is the key stage?

Suitable for Key Stage 2

How long is the workshop?

45 minutes   

Do the children work alone or in groups?

The season’s workshop is a group activity. The children will work in teams of 2’s/4’s/ or 6’s depending upon the size of the class.

How many children can join the workshop?

The maximum capacity in the workshop room is 30. This includes teachers and helpers but excludes workshop host and LDC staff.

What do the children learn in the workshop?

Gears, gears, gears! In this workshop, students will build a series of models and experiment with gears exploring the difference between drive and driven gears, clockwise vs counterclockwise, and discover the concepts of effort and force.

National curriculum links covered are: Mathematics, Science and Technology, English Language Arts

Merry- Go - Round (Advanced)

Merry - Go - Round:  FAQ’S

What age group is this workshop for?

Suitable for children aged 10+ years (years 5 & 6)

What is the key stage?

Suitable for Key Stage 2

How long is the workshop?

45 minutes 

Do the children work alone or in groups?

The season’s workshop is a group activity. The children will work in teams of 2’s/4’s/ or 6’s depending upon the size of the class.

How many children can join the workshop?

The maximum capacity in the workshop room is 30. This includes teachers and helpers but excludes workshop host and LDC staff.

What do the children learn in the workshop?

A fun, hands-on way to get students excited about engineering, design and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest.

National curriculum links covered are: Science and Technology

HOW TO BOOK 

Call our Call Centre on 0871 226 5448 (Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras) or fill our the provisional school booking form 

Please note, all school trips must be booked in advance and can not be booked on the day. School bookings for the year 2018 will be available shortly. 

 

Download your risk assessment here.

ABOUT LEGO EDUCATION

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre and LEGO® Education work in partnership to deliver high quality educational experiences will prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s world. Now educators can discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun.

WHAT WE OFFER TEACHERS

We offer teachers well-designed, age appropriate school trips that support educational curriculum standards.

  • All LEGOLAND Discovery Centre workshops integrate hands-on materials and activities designed by LEGO Education in collaboration with real-world educators
  • Meet current education standards bringing math, science, engineering, and language arts to life
  • Develop 21st century learning skills of communication, collaboration, critical-thinking, and problem solving

We are thrilled to offer special rates for groups affiliated with educational institutions.

We offer teacher preview visits to help you plan your school visit. Come and familiarize yourself with the attraction and ask our staff any questions you may have. Please contact us at 0871 226 5448.

Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras. You can also COMPLETE AN ENQUIRY FORM or email us at contactus@legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk to schedule your preview visit in advance.

Please note, all school trips must be booked in advance and can not be booked on the day.

 

Download your risk assessment here.

 

2018 School Ticket Prices (per pupil)
  Entry ONLY Entry PLUS Workshop
Peak: May - July £6.00 £8.00
Off-Peak: Jan - April & Aug - Dec £4.00 £6.00
Additional adult £7.50  

 

BOOK YOUR school TRIP

Fill out the provisional school booking form to book or call us on 0871 226 5448*

CONTACT INFORMATION

Subject title: School Trip Booking 
Email: Contactus@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCentre.co.uk
Phone: 0871 226 5448*

*Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE SCHOOL TRIP?

A School trip at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre includes:

Timed admission to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester

Preferential discounted rates

Two free teacher planning tickets


Tickets for Carers
There is no disabled rate but if a member of your class is registered disabled you will be entitled to admit one free carer with them. Please ensure that you bring documentation with you on the day such as your blue badge, DLA Letter or note from a doctor or specialist. If you are booking in advance, you do not need to book a ticket for your carer.

 

Download your risk assessment here.

 

Visit For Free Until the End of the Year


At LEGOLAND Discovery Centre we want to make sure that your school trip is both educational and fun. This is why we are offering teachers the chance to visit our attraction for free ahead of a school visit to ensure you get a good understanding of our attraction and offers.*

CLAIM YOUR FREE TICKET HERE

*Please note: Adults must be accompanied by a child (17 or under) to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester on free visits.

**The entry voucher must be printed and surrendered upon visit.

Terms and Conditions:

  • This offer is open to practising teaching professionals (Teachers) that are working in educational establishments (Schools) following Foundation (Early Years), Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum.
  • Voucher for entry must be printed and surrendered at the time of visit.
  • Proof of Teacher status and employment at the School (i.e. ID card) must be presented at admissions to gain entry.
  • Each Teacher may only use this offer until 31st December 2018.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • This offer is non-transferable and may be withdrawn at any time at the sole discretion of Merlin Entertainments.
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.
  • By signing up to claim your free ticket, your data will automatically be used for marketing purposes by Merlin Entertainments only. If you wish to unsubscribe please email info@sealifemanchester.co.uk.