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Longcause Community Special School Learning for Life

Visit to Centrica Energy Centre

Key stage 3 and some Key stage 4 pupils visited our local energy centre at Langage to learn more about how our electricity is generated
Picture 1 We visited the education centre
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Picture 5 walking to the turbine hall
Picture 6 Going through the security gates
Picture 7 Using my VIP pass to pass through secure areas
Picture 8 entering the control building
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Picture 10 The control room
Picture 11 The control room is manned 24 hours a day
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Picture 13 inside the turbine hall
Picture 14 Inside it is very big, warm and extremely noisy !
Picture 15 Pedal power generated a few Watts of power!
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Picture 17 Creating a working circuit using simple components
Picture 18 'Look - No hands !
Picture 19 Safety is very important
Picture 20 Ear plugs and audio connection to Jo, our guide
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Picture 24 Hold on tight to the safety hat !