Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Absolutely Karting Basingstoke, Kingsland Business Park, Wade Road, Basingstoke, RG24 8QL

Contact: 0300 30 33 548

Website: http://www.absolutely-karting.co.uk/

Description

Absolutely Karting offers a fantastic opportunity for children to enjoy a different experience they may not have previously tried developing a range of skills, their confidence and competitive nature.

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5kSDHyOcEE

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AbsolutelyKarting
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbsolutelyKart

Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?
Physical activity which develops coordination, concentration, teamwork and observation skills.

What does a typical educational visit include?
Includes a briefing, signing in, getting into racing overalls and a visual demonstration of how to operate the karts followed by the driving experience.

At the end of the racing, each child receives a print out of their timings plus £10 off their next drive

What group sizes do you cater for?
Up to 60 drivers. This would involve turn based driving in teams

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
Confirmation of permission from parents recommended but not required

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Risk assessment form in place which can be sent out to the school

Does your venue have an education officer?
No but we do have a safeguarding officer
Name: Hillary Collingwood
Phone: 0300 303 3548
Email: h.collingwood@absolutely-group.co.uk

What is the cost of the visit?
Set prices dependent on size of group.
E.g. 1 20 children before 6pm = £25 each + £2 balaclava’s for up to 30 minute race
E.g. 2 40 children before 6pm = £25 each, includes all race gear for up to 30 minute race

Is specific clothing required for the trip?
Comfortable casual clothing and closed shoes

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
First aider on site

Please list facilities available.
Limited options available. Squash, tea & coffee, freshly baked pizzas.

What are your disabled facilities?
Disabled loos
Two twin seat karts that allow our race marshals to drive children around the track if required.

What are your opening days and hours?
Term time: Mon – Fri 4pm – 10pm, Sat & Sun 10am – 10pm.


Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Motorsports SEN Team Building

Curriculum Topics Covered: PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December


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