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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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Discover more Learning & Education for Titus: T. rex is King

Did you know? You are able to arrange a dedicated schools only exhibition slot between 10 – 11 am for the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition.

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The Prehistoric Secret Science Show: Tyrannosaurus Rex Exhibition

Join us Tuesday 24th May 2022 to meet professionals engaged in scientific research on T. rex and other prehistoric life with talks & workshops and meet Titus, King of the Dinosaurs, with our Titus: T. rex is King exhibition too.


Family workshops

Our learning & education team have a range of family workshops that are open to all children keen to learn about dinosaurs and palaeontology. During the summer holidays, the family sessions include Become a Palaeontolgist and Become a Palaeo-artist.

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Become a palaeontologist

Find out how real palaeontologists find fossils, go on a dig and see if you can find some yourself. With Learning Programmes (Science) Officer Sue Mallender Session Length: 1 hour session Aimed at: 5-8 year olds Requirement: Maximum of 2 adults per family group – (supervision required). Date: Wednesday 1st June 2022 Times: 13.00 – […]

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Wollaton Arts Festival

Wollaton Arts Festival 2022 Celebrating local creativity…. Bringing the whole community of Wollaton together! Location: Various locations throughout Wollaton (including select days at Wollaton Park, see the Wollaton Arts Festival flyer for timetable & details) Dates : Saturday 18th – 26th June 2022 Entry to the events is on a first come first served basis in […]

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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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School Sessions

Wild Words

Curriculum links English Writing Writing Poetry Composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work Read aloud what they have written with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear Write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences Acquire a wide vocabulary, […]

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Stone Age

History: Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age In this session: Discover how Stone Age people lived in this exciting hands on session Using original artefacts see how Stone Age people hunted and fed themselves, made shelters and used their surroundings to sustain them Have a go at your own piece […]

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Mary Anning and her fossils

Come learn about Mary Anning and her fossils....

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Titus: T. rex is King Exhibition

Discover our school sessions for Titus the T. rex


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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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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