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This workshop will introduce students to the principles and considerations involved in planning and constructing a world class sports facility.

In this museum led workshop students will learn:

  • Analysis of how Twickenham Stadium drives income and revenue for the Rugby Football Union
  • How financial necessities are balanced against human comfort, and cultural prestige, when planning and developing a modern-day sporting venue
  • The environmental impact and financial implications of construction in an urban environment
  • Specialist understanding of the interior design and operations of Twickenham Stadium
  • General principles of map-reading
  • Insight into the history and evolution of Twickenham Stadium

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS4, KS5

Ages: 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: Business, Geography, History

Topics: Business operations, Careers, Finance, Local History, Maps, Team Building, Rugby, Sports

Type: At Venue

Duration: 30-45 minutes

Cost: Free with a Stadium/Museum Tour booking

Dates: Ongoing

Min. Students: 15

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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About World Rugby Museum.

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Educational groups are invited to explore the hallowed grounds of Twickenham Stadium with a rugby expert, journey through rugby history in the World Rugby Museum, and experience hands-on learning in an interactive workshop.

From primary schools to university groups, the World Rugby Museum has a diverse, award-winning educational programme to accommodate all groups. Educational sessions are available from booking onto the stadium tour. Students will have a practical learning experience or the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of rugby with a professional in the field at Twickenham Stadium.

 

The Sanford Award for Heritage Education, 2020

Best Sporting Venue, School Travel Awards, 2018/19—Winner

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