Audience: Ages 9 – 18, up to 30 young people, or whole year groups for presentations
Location: All Wales
Format: Face to face or virtual
Length of session: The minimum time for a presentation is 1 hour but can be all day if required
Language of delivery: English only
Sessions can include:
- “Lost At” sessions – set either at sea, desert or cold mountains environments. With stories, videos and real-life experiences followed by an interactive session on listing survival equipment in order, where students get points for how close they are to a survival experts list.
- Sport and nutrition sessions – team games / healthy living etc - presentation and flightdeck games from a Royal Navy Sports Endurance Leader.
- Drill sessions.
- Communication and Teamwork – Understanding you, what makes for a good team, how can you improve how your communication skills.
- Presentation about what the Navy do all over the world – including ships, roles, aircraft and the Royal Navy support Britain’s interests globally.
- Humanitarian Hurricane relief or Environmental – similar to above with real life stories and situations and then Q&A interaction with the students about priorities.
- Helicopter build – presentation on the fleet air arm helicopters followed by a paper helicopter build to help the students understand rotational forces.
- Naval history and ceremonial presentations.
- My well-being – a talk combining fun activities as we touch on mental health, highlighting where to seek help and what we can do to improve our wellbeing.
- Nutrition for Endurance athletes – Royal Navy/Marines Triathlon Head Coach breaks down the science behind fuelling our bodies. Based for College/University students the talk can be tailored for a younger audience.
- The biomechanics of human motion – the physiological changes as we progress from standing, to walking, to sprinting.
- Different sessions that offer team building, communication and leadership, including “Spiderweb”, “carpet tiles”, “gutterball”, “centipede skis”, “defuse the bomb”, “shapes” and “hoola hoops”.
- Build a paper missile and launch from a pneumatic launcher.
- Buoyancy explained – How does 65,000t of aircraft carrier float? Including Cartesian diver experiment.
- Weather cycle in a bag.
- STEM sessions – Kits and learning sessions https://www.experientiallearning.org/sectors/military/
Many of these sessions already have lesson plans and Risk Assessments.
The Royal Navy Engagement team can also talk about careers and specify different roles, requirements, eligibility, Diversity and Inclusion, or anything that the teacher/leader requires.
For further information or to request a session contact: NAVYCNR-WALESENGAGEMENTTEAM@mod.gov.uk