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.

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

Download one of our assemblies or lesson plans for Key Stages 2-4 to support your teaching and help you to achieve the Gatsby Benchmarks.

KS2

KS2 HPC Inspire assembly

This interactive presentation explains how the new power station being built at Hinkley Point C (HPC) will generate electricity. It covers the huge variety of jobs that will be available for today’s KS2 children when they come to leave school. And there’s a fun quiz at the end to test how many facts the children can remember about HPC.

 


 

KS3/KS4

KS3/KS4 HPC Inspire assembly

This interactive presentation gives students a unique insight into the huge range of jobs required at HPC from its construction through to operation. Hear from young people already working on the project to find out their route into HPC and discover the different career pathways available to your students. There’s also advice – specific to each key stage – on what young people can do to improve their job prospects.

 


 

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

Location

12 November 2019Somerset County Careers FayreRNAS Yeovilton
29 - 30 January 2020SW Apprenticeship ShowWestpoint, 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.

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

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