The 700-year-old medieval attraction is helping more pupils take part in hands-on history experiences thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
The Duke of Gloucester has opened a new garden at the Hampshire-based open air museum, offering school groups a further glimpse into Roman life.
Schools can apply to the Royal Collection Trust’s Access Scheme which ensures that those working for and with economically disadvantaged pupils can enjoy a regal visit outside the classroom.
Discover a broad range of historical periods across these 14 sites, ranging from the Romans and Tudors, to the Saxons and Victorians.
Teachers are being invited by London’s Royal Albert Hall to book a visit to see Future Makers this autumn, designed especially for educational visits.
A state-of-the-art learning centre is now available for school groups after a £13m redevelopment of Block E at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire.
To celebrate Shakespeare Week, here are some top activities and attractions for schools to celebrate the life of the playwright all-year-round.
St Mary’s Guildhall in Coventry has revealed an ‘It’s Reigning Royals’ workshop as part of its learning programme for schools.
Kineton Primary School took part in a rewarding visit to Mary Arden’s Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon, the former home of Shakespeare’s mother. Here’s what they got up to.
St Paul’s Cathedral is offering specialist workshops as part of Wren300, a national celebration highlighting the work of iconic architect Christopher Wren on the 300th anniversary of his death.
Dozens of museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites across the UK were taken over by young people as part of Kids in Museums Takeover Day 2022.
Teacher Lynsey Gregory reports back from her pupils’ fascinating Discovery Visit to Gainsborough Old Hall in Lincolnshire, one of English Heritage’s newest openings.
Nothing inspires pupils more than stepping away from the classroom to experience times gone by at some of the most historically significant places around Great Britain. Whether it’s wartime visits or Tudor-linked sites, children can get to grips with the past by visiting the rooms that textbooks can only describe. ...
Mary Arden’s Farm in Warwickshire says it has welcomed more than 5,000 children from over 120 different schools since reopening in 2021 following the pandemic.
We’ve rounded up seven fantastic day trip ideas for schools across England, to help students venture outside the classroom whatever the weather.
For the first time in more than two years, the Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey is accepting school bookings with a new programme.
School trips to the famous Roman Baths in the city of Bath are now enhanced thanks to a new state-of-the-art learning centre which includes an Investigation Zone and dedicated learning spaces.
Historic Dockyard Chatham has unveiled Diving Deep, a new exhibition documenting the archaeological recovery of HMS Invincible, the British Royal Navy ship which lay at the bottom of the Solent for over 260 years.
English Heritage has relaunched its education programme for 2022 in a bid to encourage more schools to take advantage of the benefits of school trips to children’s wellbeing and cross-curricular learning.
The historic Shakespeare’s Globe in the heart of London is offering up to 20,000 complimentary school tickets to see Macbeth, with teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events linking to the show also available.
Schools are now able to book an educational workshop at Reading Museum, giving pupils the chance to learn more about the nearby ruins of Reading Abbey in its 900th year.
English Heritage, the charity which looks after over 400 historic sites across the country, will host a ‘Teacher Twilight’ education session at Gainsborough Old Hall in Lincolnshire to offer a taster of what pupils can expect on a visit.
The new packages at Leighton Hall in Lancashire include outdoor learning programmes with facilities such as an outdoor kitchen, weatherproof woodland log circle and an insect corner.
The learning team at Shakespeare’s Globe in London has said it is hoping to resume limited activity with schools on-site from 12th April onwards.
Shakespeare’s Globe will provide affordable online CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses for teachers as well as free streaming and online resources throughout February.
Bletchley Park is calling on schools to take part in its new virtual learning sessions, which aims to bring the best of the attraction to the classroom, and demonstrate how popular it they can be, so that jobs within its learning team can be saved.
Ian Mitchell, deputy headteacher of Kingswood House School in Surrey, talks about their pivot to a virtual school trip experience that included videos, podcasts, web links, Microsoft Teams… and even cooking.
The team at The National Wallace Monument in Scotland have launched an online video series to help young people learn about history from home.
See how big a castle really is, delve into secret wartime tunnels and marvel at the wonders of Stonehenge. Bring your teaching to life and inspire your students on a school trip to one of English Heritage’s 400 historical sites across the country.
The capital is filled with museums, historical venues and one-of-a-kind sites linked to learning outside the classroom.
Take Tudor learning outside of the classroom with educational activities at these four exciting sites.
The team at Lincoln Cathedral have invited educators to learn about its upcoming opportunities for schools at a free event.
The Monument to the Great Fire of London will host a range of activities across the 2019-2020 academic term, covering a different subjects to get children thinking about the historic disaster in the capital.
Victorian buildings near the site of the Roman Baths will undergo a major regeneration over the next year to be transformed into a Clore Learning Centre for the Roman Baths and a World Heritage Centre for the city.
Walmer Castle and Gardens in Kent has opened a new learning centre - the first new substantial building at the castle for 145 years, giving schools a base from which to explore its historic grounds.
English Heritage volunteers are reconstructing a Bronze Age roundhouse at Beeston Castle in Cheshire, to educate visiting schools on life from the era.
Boutcher Primary School in Southwark worked closely with artist Imogen Piper to create a new exhibition inside the landmark.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We look at how a trip to Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and the HMS Warrior 1860 can tie in with curriculum subjects.
Beaulieu and Buckler’s Hard in New Forest, Hampshire has introduced a new educational programme, which ties in with Literacy and Creative Writing.
STO looks at what pupils can learn from visiting the home of the codebreakers, Bletchley Park.
HMS Belfast has launched an experience which allows school groups to spend a night on-board.
A new learning centre is set to be built adjacent to Brixton Windmill in Lambeth this summer.
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.
Rachel Bailey speaks to learning officer Nikki Cherry about the History, English and Science opportunities for Primary school students at Sacrewell Mill in Cambridgeshire.