*** NOTE FOR TEACHERS OR GROUP LEADERS OF YOUNGER CLASSES OR GROUPS***
Height restrictions apply on all the rides and drives in Diggerland. For a few rides the minimum height is 80cms. For most rides the minimum height is 90cms. Diggerland is not suitable for children under 80cms tall, as they will not be able to go on any of the real construction machinery rides and drives, even if accompanied by an adult.
Alongside all the normal fun and excitement, Diggerland can provide valuable information, training and first hand experience to school groups. Children can experience Diggerland with the emphasis on "Learning through fun". Several areas of the National Curriculum are catered for, primarily in Science and Design & Technology.
A visit to Diggerland is particularly useful in connection with the following modules:
KEY STAGE 1 & 2 SCIENCE or DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
- KS1 Forces
- KS2 Types of force
KEY STAGE 3 & 4 DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
- Design of machines
- Control Systems
KEY STAGE 3 & 4 PSHE
- Careers and the workplace
- Economic understanding of Business