A really exciting visit today with easyJet First Officer Emma Gauntlett and our Founder Kanchana at Alban Wood Primary in Herts! The children were a credit to the staff and asked some really perceptive questions. Such a wonderful school and the children were so inspired to take to the skies!Read More
Can’t quite believe it’s been a year! We had a fantastic celebration event at Sheredes Primary School in Herts on Friday 4th November to mark the celebrations. Children met a commercial pilot and an aerobatic display pilot and spent the day taking part in interactive workshops learning about principles of flight, navigation and meteorology.Read More
So today marked our last visit for this academic year - and what a fantastic visit it was!
We visited Vineyard Church in St Albans and spent the morning with families who attend the FEED food bank at the church. The food bank there is one of the largest in Herts county.
Huge thanks to Joanne Davies from Stansted Airport Aerozone and Captain Joyce Hart from easyJet. The children loved meeting you and your enthusiasm for aviation!Read More
uch a fantastic visit to Cowley Hill School in Hertfordshire today! We learnt all about private and commercial flying, how planes generate lift, flew paper airplanes and planned flights all over Europe! The children were such a pleasure to work with. Huge thanks to British Airways pilot Anna Gill and also to the staff at the school for making us feel so welcome!Read More
A highlight from this week at Challney Girls School in Luton with easyJet pilot Sonja Rebello as part of the SETPOINT Herts British Science Week Lecture Series. Students were fantastic and what a welcoming school!Read More
A wonderful aviation day inspiring even more future pilots in the glorious sunshine yesterday. The day started off at Bodmin Airfield with talks from commercial and private pilots and a tour of the hangars with aspiring female Year 11 scientists. The afternoon was an excellent session with Year 10 students learning about life in the day of a commercial pilot, the history of aviation and CRM - with just a pack of cards!Read More
BA 777 Captain Catherine Burton and private pilot Kanchana Gamage flew into Mill Mead Primary in Hertford for another school visit today! The morning took off with a workshop for Year 5s learning all about how aeroplanes fly, the flights of Amelia Earhart, Amy Johnson and the GB to Oz flight by Tracey Curtis-Taylor. Children also learnt much about Boeing aeroplanes and how jet engines work. The visit ended with children making and flying spectacular paper airplanes.Read More
On Friday 27th November Kanchana Gamage and Sharon Nicholson visited All Saints Primary in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire for the first ever school visit. The morning took off with a key stage 2 assembly learning all about how aeroplanes fly, the flights of Amelia Earhart and Amy Johnson. This was followed by a workshop where Sharon shared her experiences of flying commercial aircraft. As with any school visit it wouldn't have been complete without a paper aeroplane competition! There were some incredible designs taking into account all they had learnt! What a wonderful way to start!Read More