School Workshops

Dive into the captivating world of our wonderful workshops. Our expert facilitators will guide your class through the world of natural history, making it both interactive and fun!

Workshop leader showing children a hydra model

We offer engaging and educational experiences for KS1 and KS2 students. Join us for an online workshop, or visit us at our historic building in central London.

We offer interactive workshops focused on classification and lifecycles, aligned with the curriculum. Our workshops provide students with the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on and immersive manner, fostering their understanding and love for science.

So, whether you join us in person or virtually, be ready for an enriching and unforgettable learning experience with us.

What workshops do we offer?

Upper KS2 (9–11-year-olds)

Curriculum topics covered: Classification (including Carl Linnaeus); identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other; evolution.

Workshop length: 90 minutes in-person. 60 minutes online.

Workshop size: In-person sessions are limited to 30 students. Classes will be split into two groups for the tour and workshop. Online sessions are

Workshop sessions available:

Morning – 10.30–12.00

Afternoon – 13.00–14.30

KS1 (5-7-year-olds)

Curriculum topics covered: Lifecycles; Maria Sybilla Merion; identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

Workshop length: 90 minutes in-person. 60 minutes online.

Workshop size: In-person sessions are limited to 30 students. Classes will be split into two groups for the tour and workshop. Online sessions are

Workshop sessions available:

Morning – 10.30–12.00

Afternoon – 13.00–14.30

Pricing

A 90-minute in-person workshop at Burlington House is £180

A 60-minute digital workshop is £45

We want our workshops to be available to everyone, we have a number of funded places available for any schools that qualify. Please email us for more details.

Location: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BF

Public transport

BY TUBE: Our nearest London Underground stations are Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo Line, Piccadilly Line) and Green Park (Jubilee Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line)

BY BUS: 12, 88, 94, 453, N3 or N15 (Get off at Regent Street / St. James’s – stop Y.)
6,14, 19, 38, N19, N38 or N97 (Get off at ‘Old Bond Street (Royal Academy)’ – stop L.)

Is parking available? Parking is available for one small bus – please check when booking.

Do you have break out spaces/lunchroom? Unfortunately, due to the layout of our building, we are unable to offer this at this time.