A brilliantly exciting new way of teaching physics to KS2 children through aerial flying!

Flying into Physics

Using exciting and creative aerial techniques to explore physical forces, Flying into Physics makes science approachable and accessible for a wide range of KS2 learners, including those who struggle with more traditional methods, to feel inspired and enjoy learning science and engineering.

This programme is offered free to primary schools in the London Boroughs of: Islington, Camden, Barnet, Brent, and Hammersmith and Fulham.

The programme is available in 2 versions:

  • Demonstration model: a 2 hour session where the principles of physics are demonstrated by aerial artists with some participation from the students. 
  • Practical model: pupils will get to actively take part across 3 aerial sessions applying physical aerial movement to learn physics.

What do you get for FREE? 

  • Teacher CPD session with Science Specialist 
  • Teachers Aerial session*
  • Flying into Physics sessions for young people focussing on exploring flying, exploring forces at play & exploring pulleys, pulley systems & levers*

*please note the details of the offer are dependent on the model chosen for delivery 

If you’re interested and would like to receive further information please contact Søren Nielsen (Executive Director & Project Lead) on soren@scarabeus.co.uk 

This programme is offered free thanks to the generous support of John Lyon’s Charity, The Portal Trust, The Armourers and Brasiers’ Gauntlet Trust, Garfield Weston Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Vintners Foundation and Manly Trust. Please contact us at the email address below to see if your school is eligible.

Image by Gigi Giannella, video by Chloë Plumb.