Inspiring the next generation

Inspire is Hinkley Point C’s education programme in Somerset and the wider South West region.

We offer a range of free and innovative activities including hands-on STEM workshops, curriculum-linked teaching resources, assemblies and events for Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 – to help young people take advantage of the huge opportunities that the construction and operation of Hinkley Point C has to offer.

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Register to access our activities

If you’re based in Somerset or the wider South West region and work in education, the community or provide careers advice and guidance to young people, you can register for updates on the Inspire education programme to support your school delivery of CEIAG.

To be the first to hear about our free curriculum-aligned workshops, events and assemblies – and to keep up to date with new opportunities at HPC – register below. 

Resources for teachers

We have created a range of exciting new curriculum-linked resources for Key Stage 4 students that draw on real-life scenarios and help to develop students’ employability skills. These modular activities can be used to support your teaching in Science, Physics, Business Studies, Maths, Geography and Citizenship, and include extension ideas for homework or further learning.

KS4

Make it fly

In this hands-on Science and Business Studies activity students are set a mock challenge to build a paper plane and generate a profit of at least £50,000. This activity supports Gatsby benchmark 4 and builds students' employability skills.

 


 

KS4

Project Nuclear

Students debate four proposals on the construction of a new nuclear power station in this mock assessment centre activity which will support your delivery of Gatsby benchmark 5.

 


 

KS4

Elimination

A task that is designed to test logic, reasoning and deduction skills via the process of elimination. This activity will support your delivery of Gatsby benchmark 5 and builds students' employability skills.

 


 

Upcoming events

Come and talk to us about the opportunities at Hinkley Point C. We will be at careers events and STEM festivals throughout the South West.

Date

Event

Further information

13 - 17 March 2019

Big Bang, NEC, Birmingham

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26 - 27 April 2019

Big Bang Weston, Winter Gardens, Weston-super-Mare

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29 May - 1 June 2019

Royal Bath and West, Imagineering Tent

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25 June 2019

Big Bang South West, Westpoint Arena, Exeter

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Contact us

The best way to contact us is by completing our online enquiry form.

Call us on 0333 009 7070 (24 hour free phone number).

Stop by our visitor centre in the Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater, TA6 3TQ. We are open from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday and 9am-1pm on Saturday.

Write to us at: Hinkley Point Visitor Centre, Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater, TA6 3TQ

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