Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) sessions

Update 27 November: We are closed from 27 November to 02 December inclusive. The gardens will now reopen on Thursday 03 December in line with updated guidance from the Northern Ireland Executive.

A SEND student hugs a replica fur artefact during a school session at Hampton Court Palace

A room for everyone

This session includes handling objects, a tour of the State Rooms, trying on elements of costume, role-playing different scenarios and trying different actions and a sensory activity in the Dining Room.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Subject: History, Literacy, PDMU, Q Skills in Communication
Topic: House Detectives, Celebration
Session Type: Classroom-based, Route-based

SEND students look at a feather during an object handling session for schools.

A working home

What jobs have people done at Hillsborough Castle in the past, and today? Find out about different periods of Hillsborough Castle's history and the jobs people did then.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Subject: History, Literacy , PDMU, Q Skills in Communication
Topic: Jobs
Session Type: Classroom based, Route-based