Learning

School visits

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Book a learning day

Try on medieval armour

To book your learning day, please contact our learning and interpretation office staff will be happy to help you chose the right session to suit your needs.

Please contact us on 01580 831322, Mondays to Wednesdays during term time, from 10.00am to 4pm or by e-mail to check availability before completing the schools booking form in our education groups information pack with your chosen options.

Early years & key stage 1

Play a part in the feast of Sir Edward

Play a part in the feast of Sir Edward

We have three activity sessions for younger children.

Sir Edward's Feast : enjoy a castle tour, role play, dressing up and an introduction to medieval food & drink and toys & games.  £3 per child

A Knight's Tale is the story of Sir Ralph.  Join him to find out about armour and knights and have a go at piecing together a suit or armour and trying some on.  £2.50 per child

Bertie the Bat takes a different view of the castle through the eyes of one of our residents with a castle tour, story and craft activities. £2.50 per child

 

Key stages 2 - 4

Have fun trying on our armour at Bodiam Castle

Have fun trying on our armour at Bodiam Castle

Our key stage 2 and 3 sessions for children over 6 include a look at life in the castle, entitled 'Help Wanted', with a chance to find out if you have what it takes to fill the many roles in the castle.

Take a look at the defences of the castle in our 'Battle Bodiam' session or book our aptly named, 'Armed and Dangerous' hands on armour activity.

All sessions cost £2.50 per child.

For GCSE and A Level students we offer bespoke tours.

Larger group activity days

Happening History's activity days cater for larger education groups

For larger education groups (60+ students), we enlist the services of Happening History to provide larger scale hands-on activity days.  These days are always popular and book out quickly, please call 01580 831322 if you are interested in booking one of these sessions.

Dates for 2014 are:

23 - 27 June

30 June - 4 July

22 - 26 September.

29 September - 3 October.

6 - 10 October.

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