Historic Venues

School visit to Beeston Castle April 2019

English Heritage to rebuild Bronze Age roundhouse at Beeston Castle

2019-05-22T09:35:00+01:00

English Heritage volunteers are reconstructing a Bronze Age roundhouse at Beeston Castle in Cheshire, to educate visiting schools on life from the era.

Tower Bridge local school exhibition

Local school assists with Tower Bridge’s exhibition

2019-01-21T10:03:00+00:00

Boutcher Primary School in Southwark worked closely with artist Imogen Piper to create a new exhibition inside the landmark.

Skipton Castle

Focus on: Skipton Castle

2018-08-14T11:54:00+01:00

Skipton has what is said to be one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England, standing watchful over the market town as it has for over 900 years.

Credit Historic England

Heritage schools programme to benefit 120,000 children

2018-04-10T12:08:00+01:00

The Department for Education has announced an injection of £1.6million into Historic England’s Heritage Schools Programme, allowing the scheme to continue for the next two years.

School trip with Thames Clippers

Sailing to success: MBNA Thames Clippers

2018-03-25T14:52:00+01:00

An excited group of seven to 11-year-olds really pushed the boat out on their first trip to London that also involved the majority of them travelling by boat for the very first time.

National Memorial Arboretum

Teaching children about World War One in its centenary year

2018-01-23T14:56:55+00:00

This year marks 100 years since the end of World War One, a pivotal point in history which pupils can learn about on a school trip.

HM Bark Endeavour

Captain Cook’s ship to provide educational visits for schools

2017-10-20T14:17:57+01:00

The full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship, the HM Bark Endeavour, will be docking at the North York Moors coastline in Whitby next spring, offering an opportunity for schools to learn about maritime history.

HMS Warrior 1860

Learning on board the HMS Warrior 1860 and further

2017-08-02T09:00:41+01:00

We look at how a trip to Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and the HMS Warrior 1860 can tie in with curriculum subjects.

Buckler's Hard

New Literacy education programme at Beaulieu and Buckler’s Hard

2017-07-31T10:35:43+01:00

Beaulieu and Buckler’s Hard in New Forest, Hampshire has introduced a new educational programme, which ties in with Literacy and Creative Writing.

Alan Turing's Office

What schools can learn from a visit to Bletchley Park

2017-06-21T16:44:43+01:00

STO looks at what pupils can learn from visiting the home of the codebreakers, Bletchley Park.

HMS Belfast

School overnight stays available on-board HMS Belfast

2017-05-11T14:40:20+01:00

HMS Belfast has launched an experience which allows school groups to spend a night on-board.

Brixton Windmill and education centre

Education centre to be built alongside Brixton Windmill

2017-04-21T10:25:08+01:00

A new learning centre is set to be built adjacent to Brixton Windmill in Lambeth this summer.

Maritime Museum%2C Buckler's Hard

Buckler’s Hard: Discover maritime history with Literacy and History workshops

2017-01-25T16:00:54+00:00

The village of Buckler’s Hard has a lot to offer school pupils, from teaching them about naval history to allowing them to explore the natural surroundings, and find out about its World War Two involvement.

A class at Sacrewell Mill

Sacrewell Mill: cross-curricular studies and post-visit ideas

2016-01-18T12:42:00+00:00

Rachel Bailey speaks to learning officer Nikki Cherry about the History, English and Science opportunities for Primary school students at Sacrewell Mill in Cambridgeshire.

Shakespeare Week activities

Six ways to celebrate Shakespeare Week outside of the classroom

2016-01-07T16:10:00+00:00

Get into the swing of Shakespeare week with some of these outdoor learning opportunities for students.