Can I bring my school on a trip?
Schools groups (18 or more students) welcome to take part in self-led trips of the exhibition. Places can be booked via the main ticket page with one free adult place / 6 children booked.
School parties - under age 5 - FREE.
School groups (18 or fewer students) email firstname.lastname@example.org If your school group requires a coach space for the day, select this option when booking.
Our education team are running facilitated sessions suitable for Key Stage 1, 2 & 3; these will include ‘Mary Anning and her Fossils’, Darwin, Earth Science and Dinosaur Day.
To organise a facilitated session email email@example.com
If you have any further requirements, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or email Timothy.Rushby@nottingham.ac.uk (Lakeside Arts).
Please note that Facilitated Sessions now have very limited availability.
Suitable for Key Stage 1, 2 & 3 including:
Facilitated sessions: £70 (Nottingham City schools) | £80 (non-City schools). Maximum class size of 30 available 10.30am -12noon or 1pm - 2.30pm.
To organise a facilitated session, email email@example.com to check availability prior to booking your exhibition tickets.
Telephone the Schools Programmes team on 0115 8761420.
For further information on the schools programme - or our object loans service Access Artefacts - visit the Nottingham Heritage website
We are unable to provide schools with a lunch space except for those attending a pre-booked facilitated session. In this instance, the area will be outdoors in a marquee, so please ensure adequate clothing is worn for the time of year.
There is ample opportunity for picnics for large groups and to enjoy the setting of the deer park, so, do bring picnic blankets. Caution is advised when deer are grazing in proximity.
We are unable to store lunch bags and boxes for schools (except those attending a facilitated session). We advise that each child carries their own lunch in a rucksack. Ensure that where free school meals are provided, the lunches are distributed to each child prior to entering the hall as there is not space to do so inside. Alternatively, if your coach is parking on site, you could leave lunches on the coach for collection later.
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