School Visits

We are excited to welcome you back to GSC!

Please be aware, that we have a very limited number of slots available for School visits to Glasgow Science Centre before the end of term: in May, Wednesday - Friday 1000 - 1400; and in June, Monday - Friday 1000 - 1400.

At GSC we have structured learning sessions that are carefully aligned with the CfE and National Qualification Stages.

  • All education activities are carefully designed to link with and support the Curriculum for Excellence and National Qualification Stages
  • All activities are risk-assessed.
  • The logisitics of your day are all planned with our team in advance. 
  • Fantastic Science Communicators — trained to inspire everyone with the wonders of science

We offer a term-long online learning programme which includes a visit called GSC Learning Lab. To find out more click here.

 

Costs and Booking

School visits including an activity cost £4 per pupil. We offer free entry to adults accompanying trips.  Schools in some local authorities may be able to access visits centrally funded by their LEA and our Education Bookings Team will let you know if this applies to your booking.

Our Education Bookings team can recommend an itinerary that best meets your needs. So we have all the information we need to do this please click below and complete the form to start the booking process. 

There are a very limited number of School visit slots available for the remainder of this school term. When you complete the booking form below, do let us know if you would like to join the waiting list for cancellations. Alternatively, if you would like to visit in the next school year, please indicate on the form and we will be in touch when bookings open.

Book your school visit

 

 

April

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
Planetarium Shows - P1 - S2
Science Show - Bodywork the vitals - P4-P7
IMAX Cinema - P4 - S2

May

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
Planetarium Shows - P1 - S2
Workshop -Electric Detective P4-P7
IMAX Cinema - P4 - S2

June

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
Planetarium Shows - P1 - S2
Science Show - Our Changing Climate P4-S2
Workshop -Electric Detective P4-P7
IMAX Cinema - P4 - S2
Early Years Show - Journey Through My Body P1-P3

FAQ's

You will find answers to common questions below. If you have other questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with us by email at contact.us@gsc.org.uk or call us on 0141 420 5003

Can I cancel my visit?

 Yes, we understand that at the moment circumstances may change. Please cancel or change the date of your visit by emailing contact.us@gsc.org.uk as far in advance as possible. 

Covid 19 - What saftey measures are in place?

Some of our measures include but are not limited to...

  • We are operating a reduced capacity
  • We recommend public visitors aged 12 years and older continue wearing a face covering, unless medically exempt.  
  • We ask that when visiting you remain Distance Aware and respect others space where possible.  
  • Enhanced cleaning regimes remain in place and there are hand sanitisation stations are available throughout the building. Please note that some areas may be temporarily closed to allow our staff to follow our cleaning regime. 

Can I have a copy of your risk assessment?

You can find all the information you need in our health and safety for schools statement

If you require our full covid risk assessment please email contact.us@gsc.org.uk.

 

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