School Visits

School visits to Glasgow Science Centre give pupils the opportunity to explore the interactive exhibitions in our Science Galleries and take part in structured learning sessions.

  • 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 free visit called, Learning Lab.

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 or Scottish Government Funding to help with the cost of transport*, our Education Bookings Team will let you know if this applies to your booking.

Visits are available Wednesday to Friday in September - March, and Monday to Friday from April - June.

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 first explore the activities on offer for the month when you would like to visit. Then, to start the booking process, complete the 'Book your school visit' form by clicking the button below.

Book your school visit

*funding for those eligible is available on a first come first served basis so we recommend early booking. 

September and October

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - Bodyworks the Vitals - P5-S2
Workshop - Electric Detective - P5-P7
Workshop - Journey Through My Body - Nursery-P4

November

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery - S3
Science Show - Our Changing Climate - P5-S2
Workshop - Electric Detective - P5-P7
Workshop - Journey Through My Body - Nursery-P4

December

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - The Christmas Show - P5-S2
Workshop - Santa's Sleigh Challenge - P5-P7
Workshop - Festive Fun With Forces - Nursery-P4

January

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Workshop - Fun with Forces - Nursery-P4

February

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - Bodyworks the Vitals - P5-S2
Workshop - Fun with Forces - Nursery-P4

March

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Workshop - Fun with Forces - Nursery-P4

April

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - Our Changing Climate - P5-S2
Workshop - Fun with Forces - Nursery-P4

May

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - Bodyworks the Vitals - P5-S2
Workshop - Electric Detective P5-P7

June

Explore the Science Galleries and add a choice of activity:
IMAX Film - P2-S2
Planetarium Show - Nursery-S3
Science Show - Future Fuels - P5-S2

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 safety measures are in place?

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

  • 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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