Our world class collections can transport your pupils to an array of times, places and cultures through inspiring and memorable learning experiences.

Choose from our extensive range of taught gallery sessions led by creative and experienced learning staff, including our imaginative and cross-curricular Take One programme. Booking is essential.

Designed to cater for all learners’ needs, we also offer free school visits to our highly acclaimed exhibitions, teacher CPD opportunities and downloadable online resources.

Download our school's programme


We welcome and support special school groups and children with SEND integrated in mainstream schools. 

Our taught gallery sessions are planned as inclusive learning opportunities. Activities can be adapted for students with SEND if flagged up at the time of booking. This includes bespoke visits for children who are part of the Gifted and Talented programme.

We design and deliver bespoke visits for groups of students from special schools. We also deliver outreach sessions to children who can’t get to the Museum eg hospital schools.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

We offer free pre-visit planning sessions for teachers to discuss their Museum visit. This includes exhibition previews.
We can design and deliver bespoke training sessions on a variety of topics including:
  • Learning from objects
  • Take One 
  • British Prehistory 
  • Other topics on request
We also deliver specially designed programmes each year for trainee teachers from a range of  institutions including Oxford Brookes University and local School Direct programmes.


Discover our wide range of learning resources and detailed information sheets about our taught sessions.


UK school groups can visit our temporary exhibitions free of charge. We offer teachers a previsit complimentary exhibition ticket. Booking essential.

Find out more about current exhibitions


We can offer support for Arts Awards through school visits across all year groups.


Contact us to discuss your project


We welcome self guided school visits. Booking is essential. Visit our online learning resources to download trails and resources that may support your visit.


Clare Coleman, Sackler Education Officer: Early Years to Key Stage 2
T: 01865 288077

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