Foundation & Key Stage 1 learning at Florence Court

Children play with traditional Victorian games at Florence Court National Trust

Florence Court is a centre of excellence for the delivery of innovative education programmes. We have five programmes available for both Foundation and Key Stage 1 pupils at Florence Court.

Trusty's Trail

For Foundation years. Follow the trail of Trusty the hedgehog around the gardens to learn about nature and the five senses. Duration 2 hours.

Nature safari

This programme is mainly for Key Stage 1 where the children get close to nature and understand the important role that plants and insects have on our planet by learning about pollinators, mini beasts and much more. Duration: 2 hours.

A closer look
Child bug hunting
A closer look

A busy day at Florence Court

Learn what life was like long ago at Florence Court House. Through role play pupils will gain insight into the work of the servants in the laundry, kitchen, ironing room etc, as they prepare for the Cole family christening. In addition, pupils will experience what school was like over 100 years ago, and then enjoy toy-time. Duration: 2 hours.


Secrets of spring

Combines art and science to explore spring-time themes, such as life-cycles, nests, eggs and an outdoor trail. Duration: 3 hours.

Find plenty of daffodils at Florence Court
Daffodils at Florence Court
Find plenty of daffodils at Florence Court

The Hallowe'en ball

Learn how the Florence Court servants celebrated Hallowe'en and the end of the harvest through art activities and dance. Pupils also take part in an outdoor trail and discover the seasonal changes taking place. Duration 3 hours.

Education group membership

Education group members are entitled to a discount of per pupil on all education programmes. Membership is designed to enable low-cost access to National Trust places for schools and teachers can apply for Education Group Membership at the time of their visit. Please contact us to find out more information on Education Group Membership pricing.



Contact Charlene by email or on 028 6634 8249 to book.