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    Education at W5
    Firing the spirit of discovery


    At W5 our Education Team is passionate about bringing science to life...

    Whether you’re a school, a group, a member of the public or just someone who loves to find things out, W5 offers a rich and unique learning environment for all. Structured to provide the best possible educational experience, interactivity is key at W5. We offer workshops and outreach programmes for schools.

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    Important Notice

    Due to exciting new developments at W5, our level 5 science lab and workshop rooms will be out-of-use during the month of September due to construction work. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    If you are planning an education visit to W5 during this period and would like to book some activity with our education team the level 5 lecture theatre is still available and can be booked for a variety of science-based shows and demonstrations. For more information you can e-mail an enquiry to educationqueries@w5online.co.uk or call Education on 028 90467836 / 7799 / 7713.


    We offer workshops covering a wide range of topics which help pupils visualize difficult concepts and theories by using a range of active teaching methods.

    Find out about School Workshops


    Our interactive shows bring fun and learning together for any occasion and cover topics to suit everyone. Learn about forces, recycling, sound, optical illusions or even maths, all in a fun and highly interactive way.

    Find out about Outreach

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    Find out how to book, information about education admission prices, accessibility at W5 and more.

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