Learning

Glory Farm Primary School enjoying an educational visit to Waddesdon © Glory Farm School, Bicester

Glory Farm Primary School enjoying an educational visit to Waddesdon

Visiting with your school group

'A Visit to Waddesdon Manor brings learning to life.'  Our interactive, hands-on early years and primary school programme covers a wide range of topics that utillise our rich resources.

All sessions are delivered by our friendly and dedicated learning team and can be adapted to meet a variety of learning needs.

Fun with fairytales

A detail of the sleeping beauty panels in the Bakst room

In the house we run literacy-based workshops suitable for KS1 and KS2 with roleplay, exploring the Sleeping Beauty paintings by Leon Bakst. The workshops include a trail in the gardens with the option of including creative-writing sessions.

 

Workshops

The Lod Floor Mosaic (detail), late 3rd CE, Israel Antiquities Authority

The Lod Floor Mosaic (detail), late 3rd CE, Israel Antiquities Authority

We offer a variety of workshops linked to our exhibitions programme which this year includes a Roman mosaic, the First World War and an 18th-century sculpture.

Booking information

Make full use of the classroom at the Stables

Make full use of the classroom at the Stables

Discuss your visit and make a booking by contacting Sarah Dewberry on 01296 653262 or by email. £2 per child plus entry fee of £3 per child and £6 per adult (for non-EGM members).

What can we offer schools?

  • Free entry to those with Education Group Membership (EGM)
  • Visits tailored to your school's needs
  • Educational visit to the garden
  • The Sleeping Beauty panels in the Bakst room as part of our indoor educational visit
  • Friendly education officer to accompany your group, lead activities and give talks and tours
  • Green spaces for playing and picnics
  • Stimulating environment

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