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Learning & Education


Learn with Wollaton

Our Learning & Education service offers a huge variety of curriculum-based, facilitated workshops for school pupils of all ages as well as school trips, sleepovers, teacher training and bespoke projects.

To discuss how we can help you, call the Schools Programmes team on 0115 876 1420 or email schools.programmes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk.

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School Sessions

From Art & Design to History and Nature, choose from a wide range of curriculum-linked workshops designed to help you and your school make the most of Wollaton Hall & Deer Park. All charges are based on a minimum of 20 pupils. For schools visiting with fewer numbers, please contact us.

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Black Tudors: Elizabeth’s Story

Black Tudors: Elizabeth’s Story Meet Elizabeth, Seamstress for Lady Willoughby at Wollaton Hall.  She will tell you about her families’ travels from Africa to Spain and hers to Nottingham, about her job and skills as a seamstress and show you some of the latest Tudor fashions. Look at replica Tudor textiles and clothing and find out […]

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Conducting Nature

Curriculum links Science: identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes Recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit and associate this with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit Recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors. Computing: select, use […]

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Urban Nature Project- Explore: Urban Nature

Urban Nature Project- Explore: Urban Nature We’d like to offer you an exciting opportunity for your school to be involved in the Natural History Museum London’s Urban Nature Project (UNP): https://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/urban-nature-project.html Museums across the country, including Nottingham City Museums at Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey, are connecting teachers and new audiences of young people aged […]

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Teacher-Led Sessions

Bring your school group for a great learning experience, exploring Wollaton Hall, from its Elizabethan rooms to its Natural History Museum, or our great outdoors. Following a warm welcome, you’ll have access to our site for the day as well as a base for your bags and coats, a space to eat your lunch and a tour for just £5 per pupil.


Access Artefacts

Access Artefacts is the handling collection for Nottingham Museums and contains objects covering a range of themes, including social history, archaeology, geology, industrial history and the natural sciences.

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Planning your visit

To ensure you have all the information to hand for planning your learning visit with us, please see our EDUCATION VISIT TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Accreditations and badges

We’re pleased to say we have the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge, recommended by the Department for Education.

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