Learning

A variety of schools programmes

At Attingham learning is brought to life through our extensive range of hands-on programmes, which have been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education. We're proud of their quality and happy to work with you to ensure your school has the best possible experience.

How to book

For more information and to submit forms, please email Ness Thompson (Assistant Family & Schools Engagement Officer), or you can phone her on 01743 708168.

Outdoor programmes in our park

Attingham's parkland offers a range of learning opportunities © National Trust/Steve Allman

Attingham's parkland offers a range of learning opportunities

The main outdoor programme we offer is 'Wildlife', which can include activities such as a deer park ride, pond dipping, a mini beast hunt and woodland walk.

We also have an orienteering course mapped out which is suitable for primary schools.

Please fill in the form below and email it to us.

Programmes inside our mansion

Our programmes in the mansion bring history to life © David Levenson

Our programmes in the mansion bring history to life

We offer the following indoor programmes, which can be adapted to suit your needs:

  • Homes in the past
  • WWII at Attingham
  • A ball at Attingham
  • Christmas in the past

Please fill in the form below and email it to us.

Self-guided visits

Discover Attingham at your own pace with a self-guided visit © National Trust

Discover Attingham at your own pace with a self-guided visit

If you wish to explore the grounds of Attingham with your class you are welcome to self-guide.

Self-guided visits are free to Education Group Members (EGM). All self-guided visits need to be pre-booked via the Family and School Engagement Team.

Please fill in the form below and email it to us. 

Work experience placements

We provide valuable, week-long work experience placements for secondary school and higher education pupils, providing insight into the way a heritage site is run. Places are on a first come, first served basis.

Duke of Edinburgh volunteering

We provide diverse and entertaining volunteering opportunities for students completing all three levels of the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Places are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.

 

Get in touch

If you'd like to apply for Work Experience or find out about volunteering as part of your Duke of Edinburgh scheme, please contact Jodie Furniss.

If you'd like more information about the programmes on offer at Attingham Park, and the costs and charges involved, please download the booklet.

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