Curriculum Enrichment Activity

Key Stage: 2 - year 4 and above

Venue: Abbey Pumping Station

Curriculum Links: Science, Maths, History, PSHE

Duration: 90 minutes

Please note; this session is available February-October.

This workshop offers a sequential program of science learning that stems from the Beam Engine House, covering sewage systems, toilets, plumbing, the water cycle, and the historical implications for the wider world.

  • To develop knowledge and understanding of how STEM was used to improve pollution and health problems in Leicester in Victorian times
  • To understand how the water and sewerage cycle affects our environment
  • To understand how steam driven engines with pistons and levers operate

The session outline with suggested Pre and Post Visit Activities can be downloaded here

If you are interested in making a booking or have any other questions please use our Learning Enquiry Form.