School pupils and flight instructors flying in flight simulators

Newton Flight Academy

Inspiring pupils to reach new heights in STEM

Our brand-new Newton Flight Academy offers incredible learning experiences for S2 and S3 students.

In this full-day experience, students will work together as scientists and engineers to carry out an air rescue mission. They will calculate their own flight plan and fly a full-motion simulator in this unforgettable, immersive learning experience.

The experience includes:

  • Pre- and post-flight academy classroom activities
  • Maths and physics theory and applications
  • Discussion and collaborative learning
  • Flying a full-motion flight simulator
  • Reflection and celebration of learning

Aligned with Curriculum for Excellence third and fourth level experiences and outcomes.

The experience is for a maximum of 18 students.  

Thanks to support from our partners, school places are free. To enquire about booking please complete the form below:

Enquire about a school visit

If you have any questions about experiencing Newton Flight Academy at Glasgow Science Centre with your pupils please email us at


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