Science Zone UK
Science Zone UK

School Services at the Zone

Science Zone has a complete variety of education services for schools including workshops for 4 to 11 year olds on subjects such as Dynamic Dinosaurs; Fizzy Science; Fractal Maths; Good Vibrations; Gooey Science; Helicopters and Hovercrafts; Floating and Sinking; Fossil Art; Jurassic Sea Creatures; Let There Be Light; Luminous Science; Rainbow Science; Shocking Science; Scintillating Sharks; Taste, Touch & Smelly Science; Under The Sea; Vivacious Volcanoes and Wild Weather. We also do Acids and Alkalis for 7 to 11 year olds. Workshops are £10 per head (Excluding VAT)* (*Additional charge for Dry Ice on some workshops.)


In addition we also run a full planetarium at the centre with the same dome programme as our mobile service - Full programme list: Solar System Tour and Beyond - KS2/3; Space Exploration (Apollo Moon Landings) - KS1/2; Dinosaur Show - KS1/2/3; Rocks, Soils and Fossils - KS2/3;  Earth and Beyond - KS1/2;  Light, Dark and Space - KS1; Light and Sound - KS1/2; Ancient Egypt (or Greece) and the Stars - KS1/2; Under the Sea - KS1/2; Pirates and the Sea - KS1; Fractal Dome (Maths and Natural Symmetry) - KS2/3; Down to Earth (Volcanoes and the Earth's history) - KS1/2; Nano Cam Show (Biodiversity at Micro-level) - KS2/3. A dome show at the centre is £4 per head (Excluding VAT)


Contact us on 01202 304734 or send us an email to for bookings



We also come to your school and in a school hall or classroom bring our portable planetarium or an experiment workshops.


Don't forget our dinosaur workshops taken to a school site! 



School site activities - for science at your school hall or classroom - yes we visit with our mobile planetarium or perhaps just an amazing dry ice materials experiment workshop for your class. 

Visit our website for further information. 


School Service 

•      Services for 2023 for schools - Our Planetarium dome at school site or a dinosaur workshop with a dinosaur dome with a full Risk Assessment. 

•       Written coding, robot building, all fully supervised by our team at the school site. 

•       Online planetarium via Zoom or Teams -- full service with dinosaurs or space. Facebook site has examples (Science Zone UK).

•        Open screen planetarium in a school hall

•        Experiment based workshops with equipment delivered to schools. Presenters can also bring dry ice resources at some extra cost. 

•         Rocket workshops with equipment delivered to schools. Presenters at the school playground or a very large hall. 

•          Indoor portable planetarium dome in air-replaced COVID secure planetarium in a school hall. 





We are located at:

21/22 The Royal Arcade





Opening times for School Half Term Holidays 

10.30am to 4pm

We are not open during term time during the week days now in 2024 See After School opening times below. 
Open every Saturday in 2024 as normal services 10.30am to 4pm. 




Opening times for School term times (Coding Club only ) 

Mon:3pm to 5.30pm  

Tue: 3pm to 5.30pm

Wed: 3pm to 5.30pm

Thu: 3pm to 5.30pm 

Fri: 3pm to 5.30pm 

Sat: 10:30am - 4pm



On the road:

We do science dome and dinosaur parties for children and/or adults on location - if you have a big enough space with an electrical power supply, we can do it.


School Service:

We can bring our dome and exhibitions to your school.  You can find more information on this by contacting the Science Dome (details below).

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or would like to book a workshop, please contact us:


Science Zone: 

01202 729206



Science Dome:

01202 304734



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