Key stage 2 Victorian schoolroom

The Victorian schoolroom workshops are suitable for Key Stage 2 pupils (Years 3 to 6).

Victorian school children

The Victorian schoolroom

The workshop runs from 9.45am to 2pm, Monday to Friday during term-time.

Sessions are run in a specially recreated Victorian classroom facility, where children dress in Victorian costume and follow a Victorian-style role play recreation.

The workshop activities include:

  • Recitation
  • Physical drill
  • Object lesson/needlework
  • Copperplate handwriting.

At 12.30pm, the children have half an hour for lunch when they can take the Victorian toys up to the castle grounds for outdoor play.

At 1pm, they will visit the museum's Victorian galleries which include Victorian toys and items of domestic life and answer questions on a worksheet. The sessions have been designed by, and are run by, qualified teachers.

Price: £6.70 per child with a minimum charge of £167.50 or 25 children. An inset session and a Teacher's pack are included.

Make a booking

You can make a booking enquiry for the Victorian schoolroom by filling in the form below.

Please note: Submitting the form does not constitute a booking. You should not go ahead with any further arrangements for your trip until we have contacted you to discuss your enquiry.

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