This is a guide to our pricing. Many of our sessions are bespoke and will depend on your requirements, your organisation, its location and set-up.

We are a not-for-profit business unit of the National Space Centre, registered charity number 1078832. All of the funds we receive to run our programmes and masterclasses go back into the National Space Academy. Thank you for helping us to educate and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers!

Prices

All prices listed below do not include travel costs for our team. We will add this to your booking when we have secured a member of staff to deliver your session.

Student masterclasses

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All prices below are for masterclasses with a maximum of 30 students

Price
Full day at the National Space Centre - Includes access to National Space Centre galleries and a Sir Patrick Moore planetarium show £510 + VAT
Half day at the National Space CentreMasterclass only, does not include National Space Centre galleries or planetarium show £300 + VAT
Full day at your school £380 + VAT
Half day at your school £290 + VAT
Full day multiple one hour at your school (max.30 students in each 1hr session) £480 + VAT

Teacher CPD sessions

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All prices below are for CPD sessions with a maximum of 20 teachers

Price
Full day at the National Space Centre - Includes access to National Space Centre galleries and a Sir Patrick Moore planetarium show (maximum 20 teachers) £1180 + VAT
Two-hour twilight at the National Space Centre – CPD session only, does not include National Space Centre galleries or planetarium show £475 + VAT
Full day at your school £650 + VAT
Two-hour twilight at your school £400 + VAT

Careers conferences and larger events

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Price
Full day at the National Space Centre - Includes access to National Space Centre galleries and a Sir Patrick Moore planetarium show, Keynote presentation from industry specialist, meet the scientist sessions, workshops and Q&As. (max. 200 students) £3500 + VAT
Full day at the National Space Centre, Exclusive Hire- Includes exclusive access to National Space Centre galleries and a Sir Patrick Moore planetarium show, Keynote presentation from industry specialist, meet the scientist sessions, workshops and Q&As, exclusive use of the galleries, (max. 500 students) Price on request
Full day at your school - Keynote presentation from industry specialist, meet the scientist sessions, workshops and Q&As. We can also include masterclasses as part of the day. We would need at least one large space e.g. sports hall, conference room, and a breakout space e.g. science lab/classroom (c.100 students) £1350 + VAT

Speakers

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Prices below are for corporate speaking opportunities. All of these prices are indicative, and in exceptional circumstances can be waived for schools and colleges.

All prices are based on a 1-hour talk.

Price
Professor Anu Ojha OBE – Director £1000 + VAT
David Wilkinson CPhys MInstP – General Manager £750 + VAT
Sophie Allan – Head of Teaching and Learning £500 + VAT
Lead Educator £200 + VAT

Bursaries and Funding

Some of our programmes are offered at a reduced rate, or free of charge, because of generous donations from supporters and funders. Here is a list of our current funded opportunities, many of which have specific criteria. You can click through to each page to find out more. 

There are also lots of organisations who can offer funding to you directly, which you can then use to pay for a National Space Academy masterclass.

PPG Chemistry Education Project Masterclasses
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For Ages 9 -14 at your school or at the National Space Centre. Funding covers the whole cost. Priority given to schools with a higher than average number of students registers for free school meals. UK wide.

The Ogden Trust Physics Masterclasses – Students
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KS3 and 4 students. This opportunity is specifically for schools in England who have more than 13% of their students registered for free school meals.
The Ogden Trust – Teacher CPD For secondary PGCE students looking to develop their understanding of teaching physics within the context of space. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email nsa@spacecentre.co.uk
UK Space Agency – Careers Conferences at the National Space Centre
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We currently run two dates for Year 10 students and two dates for Year 12 students every year. We can’t cover travel costs for these. UK wide, so S5 and S6 also welcome.
Royal Society of Chemistry – Chemistry at Work
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One event per year, usually January. This also includes £100 towards travel to the National Space Centre in Leicester. To qualify for funding, the school must have at least 13% of students eligible for free school meals (this is higher than the national average). There are 10 -15 student places per school and a maximum of 2 teacher places per school.

Birmingham Flight School – Careers Day
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One event per year, usually Spring – Summer. Y10 students in England.