Detectives workshop at Sutton House

Children exploring Sutton House

It's 1987 and a crime has happened at Sutton House. Your pupils will use their investigative skills to determine who committed the crime.

Our detective workshop

KS2 curriculum areas covered: Literacy: Inference; Speaking & Listening, Non-fiction writing and reading comprehension. This workshop is best for upper KS2. 

In this workshop, children will help us solve the crime of the missing Linenfold Panelling by finding and analysing clues hidden across the house, questioning a key witness, writing a newspaper report and using their reading comprehension skills to distinguish between potential suspects.

Booking information

We can cater for one class up to 30 Students at a time.

Workshops are usually 10:00am -12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm, however we can work around your timetable. 

No bus parking on site, the nearest station is Hackney Central and buses stop nearby.

Lunch can be eaten on site, and children can play in the Breaker's Yard during their break.  

Please email or call Sean on 0208 9862264 to make a booking. 


With a National Trust Educational Group Membership you can bring your class for free.