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Enigma Outreach Sessions

Codes & Ciphers (1 – 2 hours, 30 – 60 students)

A workshop offering a whistlestop tour of encryption methods used throughout history, beginning with simple encryption techniques, dipping into some of the mathematics behind making ciphers more secure, and ending with a hands-on demonstration of a real, working Enigma machine. Students will try some codebreaking of their own.

The Story of Enigma (1 – 2 hours, 30 – 60 students)

A more in-depth discovery of the workings of the Enigma machine, suitable for confident mathematicians working at GCSE level or above. This session also includes a hands-on demonstration of a real, working Enigma machine.

Decoding Bletchley Park (1 – 2 hours, 30 – 250 students)

An interactive lecture-style presentation for groups interested in the history of Bletchley Park as a codebreaking centre in World War 2. This session can include a hands-on demonstration of a real, working Enigma machine.

Other sessions

Assemblies and short presentations can also be arranged as part of your visit. Please get in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

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Book an Outreach Visit

Outreach lets us bring a little bit of Bletchley Park to you

Enigma Outreach

Enigma Outreach (including Ultra bursary funded visits)

Online Safety Outreach

Free visits to schools offered in partnership with McAfee

Funding Opportunities

Find out about the different funding options we offer

Book an Outreach Visit

Outreach lets us bring a little bit of Bletchley Park to you

Online Safety Outreach

Free visits to schools offered in partnership with McAfee

Enigma Outreach

Enigma Outreach (including Ultra bursary funded visits)

Funding Opportunities

Find out about the different funding options we offer