The Roller Coaster Experience is the STEM learning event for school and college students at Disneyland Paris. Based in the heart of this world-renowned theme park resort, your students will discover how classroom theory is applied to the design and operation of the Resort's amazing roller coasters and thrilling rides and attractions.
What the price includes
- Return coach travel and Channel crossings
- Two nights' accommodation at Disney's Hotel Cheyenne®, situated at Disneyland Paris
- Continental breakfasts
- One day Hopper Ticket for both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park
- Two curriculum-led seminars featuring subject-specific case studies, interviews with Disneyland Paris managers and exclusive behind-the-scenes video footage
- Interactive workshop
- Subject-specific assignments
- Study Experiences Education Pack
- Student Challenge
- Student 'Certificate of Attendance'
- Services of the Study Experiences resort services and education teams throughout your stay
- One free teacher place for every ten students
The Four Day Study Experience includes all of the above with an extra's night's hotel accommodation and either a day in Paris or a second day in the Disney® Parks.
Students will experience the very latest roller coaster technology and will learn how science, technology, engineering and mathematics are used to build, test, theme, operate and maintain rides at the quality standards expected by the millions of guests visiting every year. During the two seminars and workshop, students will learn about the working practices at Disneyland Paris.
Roller Coaster Design
How the principles of Galileo and Newton play a major part in roller coaster design, the use of mathematical principles - algebra, trigonometry, geometry, designing with CAD/CAM, systems and control technology
Control systems, engineering
Roller Coaster Materials
Properties of materials and components, analysing stress, mechanisms, maintenance and safety
Graphic design, construction and surface finishes, meeting customer needs
Landscaping with water and plants, sustainability
Product design, the senses
Travel arrangements are based on return coach travel from your school or college to Disneyland Paris. For schools and colleges in the South East of England, we can arrange return Eurostar train travel from London or Kent to Disneyland Paris.
We can also arrange return flights to Paris, with connecting coach transfers to Disneyland Paris, from a wide range of airports, such as Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Luton, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton. The flight and Eurostar travel options are available at a supplement.
Your group will stay at Disney's Hotel Cheyenne, one of Disney's uniquely themed hotels. The hotel is located onsite at Disneyland Paris, therefore as well as enjoying safe and secure Resort accommodation, you are also within easy walking distance of Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, Disney Village and all the Resort facilities. Refer to the Information Pack for full details of the hotel accommodation provided.
Educational Support Materials
To ensure your students gain the maximum benefit from the Study Experience, we provide comprehensive educational support during your preparation, throughout your time away and then on your return back to school or college.
Groups are provided with the Roller Coaster Experience Education Pack. The Education Pack contains key information for teachers and students, including learning objectives and outcomes, subject-specific assignments and the Student Challenge.