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Every year our energy education officer delivers electricity workshops to over 3000 pupils.
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Here at Rugeley we find education to be a serious matter and strive to provide schools with educational programmes that greatly benefit their pupils!

Electricity Programmes

Please find below lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations from our outreach programme.

These workshops will support the delivery of the electricity portion of the National Curriculum Science Programmes of Study at Years 4 and 6.

Rainbow Kits

Pupils take part in a circuit building session using bulbs, motors, buzzers and switches.

Year 2 Programme

  • An introduction to types of energy
  • Simple circuit building
  • Introduction to conductors and insulators

Lesson Plan
PowerPoint

Year 4 Programme

  • Building a range of circuits
  • Investigating what happens when you add or remove components from a circuit
  • Investigating materials as conductors or insulators

Lesson Plan
PowerPoint

Year 6 Programme

  • Building a range of circuits
  • Investigating what happens when you add or remove components from a circuit
  • Investigating materials as conductors or insulators and recording evidence in a table
  • Circuit drawing

Lesson Plan
PowerPoint

Jitterbugs

Pupils follow simple step-by-step instructions to build a Jitterbug Robot using simple circuitry and discover what makes their bug jitter.

Lesson Plan
PowerPoint

Solar Power Team Challenge

Pupils work as a member of a team to design, build and test a boat capable of moving across the water using the power of the sun.

Lesson Plan
PowerPoint