Science and IT Programmes at Castle Ward

Castle Ward's historic buildings re-created in Minecraft

The rich natural landscape of the Castle Ward estate makes for an inspirational setting within which pupils can develop a love of science and the environment.

Science & I.T. workshops for schools

Our science workshops are suitable for Key Stage 2 pupils.  Practical science experiments, outdoor activities and indoor microscope work, along with our breathtaking ancient landscape, combine to make our science programmes fun and engaging.


Contact us on 028 4488 1543 or email us to make a booking Or if you would like to find out more, please contact our Learning Assistants Janine & Geoff who will be happy to help.

Children using the minecraft at Castle Ward


New for this year! The 18th century Corn Mill at Castle Ward is being brought to life on Minecraft as schools combine the latest technology with our industrial heritage. Suitable for Key Stage 2 & Lower Key Stage 3

Castle Ward in Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Amazing Earth

Be an Earth Detective and investigate the diverse outdoor environment of Castle Ward! Discover a world of insects and 'mini beasts' and take a historical look at our own fascinating Victorian scientist, Mary Ward. Suitable for Key Stage 2.