Schools

Castle Ward offers a range of learning activities to engage and excite © Peter Muhly

Castle Ward offers a range of learning activities to engage and excite

For leisure, for learning, for life

The following information provides more details about our standard programmes. The learning staff are happy to discuss individual requirements.

Please call us on 028 4488 1543 or email us if you'd like to know more.
 

Foundation and Key Stage 1

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Key Stage 2

A tale of Christmas past - Nov to Dec

 

Take part, find out, savour
November - December

Experience the special Christmas atmosphere and enjoy this Victorian-themed programme. Pupils enjoy meeting the governess and servants who lead a variety of activities including parlour games, traditional crafts, dip-pen writing and more.

Life below stairs

Girls dressed up in the kitchen at Castle Ward © Peter Muhly

Discover, practice, understand
April - June

Pupils discover what life was like for a servant during the Victorian period. Meet the housekeeper, explore social customs, traditional laundry methods, make butter prints in the dairy and dress up and play with traditional toys.

Young entomologist

Take a step back in time with the kitchen servants at Castle Ward © Peter Muhly

Explore and learn
April - June

Explore the outdoor environment of Castle Ward and expand your knowledge of science and the environment. Learn about the scientific achievements of Mary Ward.

Sort it out

Take a step back in time with the kitchen servants at Castle Ward © Peter Muhly

Examine, learn, resolve
April - June

Examine the theme of conflict resolution in the historical setting of Castle Ward. Includes a tour of the house, historical characters, group discussion and games.
 

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