School sessions

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement

Schoolchildren during a history session at Hillsborough Castle.

Primary schools

Interactive sessions led by costumed presenters for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 students.

KS3 group engaged in a Geography school session in the gardens at Hillsborough Castle.

Secondary schools

Enquiry-based sessions designed for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students.

Two SEND students investigate a feather during an object-handling session for schools.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Multi-sensory sessions to guide SEND students with MLD, SLD and PMLD through Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.