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formal learning for schools

The diverse collections at Saffron Walden Museum enable our learning team to offer a broad range of sessions covering key subjects, in both the national curriculum and the curriculum of academies and independent schools.

Most sessions are adaptable to suit different ages, key stages and learning needs.

 

Services

  • Taught sessions at the Museum on a variety of topics involving object handling and activities

  • Outreach sessions offered at your school or group venue

  • Self-guided Museum visits for schools or groups

Prices

  • Taught sessions at the Museum are £3 (inc VAT) per child, with a minimum charge of £48 per group.

  • Self-guided visits are free; teachers or group leaders will need to bring their own resources. Please book your visit in advance.

  • Outreach sessions are £120 (£100 + £20 VAT) for a morning and £210 (£175 + £35 VAT) for a full day.

A list of our sessions can be found below. We do however aim to be as flexible as possible, so if you cannot find a suitable topic please don't hesitate to get in touch and we will see what we can do to help. To find out more about any of these services, or to request an alternative topic, please contact our Learning and Outreach Officer Charlotte Pratt.

Scroll to see our range of taught sessions on archaeological topics from prehistory to the Anglo Saxons.

(Session content is dependent on session length)

Taught Sessions

Scroll to see our range of taught sessions on natural science topics including geology, fossils and natural selection

(Session content is dependent on session length)

Scroll to see our range of taught sessions on social history topics from medieval to WW2

(Session content is dependent on session length)

Scroll to see our range of creative taught sessions. Adaptable for all age groups but may be of particular interest for students of art and design or for end of year trips.

(Session content is dependent on session length)