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Imagineering Clubs are weekly out-of-school club where pupils have fun making from kits a series of working engineering models which they can take home when completed to share with their families.

5 lively children around a table about to launch aeroplanes
Clubs are fun for all!
Man and 2 girls working on a table with kits
In an Imagineering Club

* Click on the ‘Get Involved’ tab on the left to find out more about how to get involved with Imagineering Clubs.

* The ‘Projects’ tab takes you to full descriptions of all the projects undertaken in the Imagineering Clubs and also highlights special packages available like ‘ElectroMagnetism’.

* ‘Resources’, amongst other documents, include some useful and comprehensive National Curriculum links for each of the projects prepared by an experienced educationalist.

Click here to set up a new imagineering club: https://imagineering.org.uk/form-club-application

We have a number of Imagineering Clubs running across the UK - “Click here for our map

  • 12 children, girls and boys, mixed skills and backgrounds
  • may be led by a teacher/assistant or a volunteer engineer
  • further volunteers, including willing parents
  • (Download the General Schools and Tutors leaflets below for benefits to teachers and pupils)

Imagineering provides;

  • induction training for new tutors and teachers
  • a contact network and assistance through the website
  • termly packs of project kits to schools
  • 14 of each kit (12 students + for tutor + spare)
  • illustrated instructions and a quiz worksheet for each kit
  • comprehensive tutor notes and supporting material on the website
  • a list of recommended tools (see downloads below)

Operation

  • Clubs run for an hour a week through the school year
  • the ethos is to create a fun, friendly learning environment
  • each session starts with key principles discussed
  • safety is paramount and the use of tools is carefully managed
  • most projects are completed in two to three weeks
  • a fun session to use/play with the models is organised
  • the cost for one year’s set of kits for either a Junior Engineering or Inter-Engineering Club equates to around £3.00 per child per session.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR SCOUTING GROUPS

A number of the Imagineering Club projects are ideal to support Scouting badges and activities.

For more details on the benefits of Imagineering activities and how other projects relate to Scouting activities and badges, contact Bob Young at E: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Interested?

If you would like further information on getting an Imagineering Club started please read our Get Involved page as well as the documents available for download below or fill in one of the forms linked below.

Apply to host an imagineering club

Apply to be an imagineering club tutor

Alternatively view our Contact page and select a Foundation member to contact

Click Here to see activities in a club

Imagineering Club Video
Young boy making a cardboard tube telescope in a classroom

The children who attended the Imagineering Club had notably improved SATs results compared to their peer group

Claire Doyle, Deputy Head
Bearwood Primary School

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