Schools

The world-famous Stonehenge has inspired people for millennia. Bring your school group and discover a fantastic range of cross-curricular options designed for every key stage.

"I found Stonehenge was a very enjoyable day. It made me think about Stonehenge even more".

Jack, Year 5 Student, Queen's Crescent Primary School

Curriculum Links

Support and your teaching in a fun and engaging way, with a visit to Stonehenge.

  • KS1: Significant historical events, people/ places in their own locality
  • KS1: Music, Geography
  • KS2: Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
  • KS2: Music, Design & Technology, Geography, English
  • KS3: An aspect or site in local history dating from a period before 1066
  • KS3: English, Design & Technology
  • KS4: OCR Specification B 2c. Introduction to history around us
  • KS4-5: Business and Enterprise, Heritage Management, History

 

School children being led on a tour around Stonehenge

Free Self-Led Visits

Studying late Neolithic hunter gatherers and Bronze Age religion? We challenge you to find a better site to help you cover the topic than the world famous monument that is Stonehenge! It’s a unique opportunity, whatever your area of study, for your class to explore the most outstanding prehistoric monument in the British Isles. Enjoy a free self-led visit and explore the site your way.

Download the Teachers' Kit below for information and activities to help you discover the story of Stonehenge, or use our many other resources available online:

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Expert-led school visits

Let us help you inspire your students with our hands-on expert Discovery Visits, led by one of our experts and great value for up to 30 students.

  • STONES AND BONES: STONEHENGE IN ITS LANDSCAPE (KS1-3): An interactive guided tour of the stones, recreating a burial and investigating replica artefacts to uncover the fascinating history of the site. Duration: 2 hours
  • NEOLITHIC LIFE AT STONEHENGE (KS2-3): Becoming archaeologists discovering Stonehenge through variety of models and artefacts to answer key questions. Followed by hands-on activities at the Neolithic houses from fence building to rope making. Duration: 2 hours
  • MYTHS AND LEGENDS WITH LEGO® STORYSTARTER (KS2): Discover a world of myths and legends at the stone circle. In groups, the class will create their own myths using LEGO® StoryStarter kits. Duration: 2 hours
  • THE BUSINESS OF HERITAGE AND TOURISM (KS4-5): Find out what it takes to manage a busy heritage site. Led by a member of the Stonehenge management team, this interactive tour will lead you through all aspects of running a heritage site as a tourist attraction and a business. Duration: 1 hour
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Plan your trip

We have a wide range of materials to help support your visit and make school trip planning easy. Our Teachers’ Kits include activity ideas and practical tools such as Hazard Information Sheets and Risk Assessments to help you make the most out of your visit and create unique learning experiences before, during and after your trip. Use the contents page and icon key in the Teachers’ Kit to access and download the most useful and relevant information for your class to suit your groups age range and key stage.

We also offer free planning visits for group leaders once you have made a booking. Our Education Booking Team are on hand to advise and help you create the best possible school trip to suit your needs and area of study.

  • Facilities
    • EDUCATION ROOM: Our education room is available for either a morning or afternoon slot. This space has its own toilets, bag storage and an interactive whiteboard. Please note, it's mainly used for our expert-led sessions.
    • ACTIVITIES: Free explorer backpacks full of hands-on activities can be booked in advance of your visit. These include activities at the stones and in the wider landscape.
    • LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS: Packed lunches are available to order in advance at £4.25 per child, with a free staff lunch with every 10 packed lunches ordered. Please contact the Bookings Team for more information. There's also plenty of space for picnics for students to have their lunches. Unfortunately we do not have any indoor space for lunches.
    • PARKING: Free coach parking is available. A maximum parking of 2 hours is allowed on site.
  • How to book

    0370 333 0606

    • March to May: 09.30 - 19.00
    • June to August: 09.00 - 20.00
    • September to October: 09.30 - 19.00
    • November to February: 09.30 - 17.00

     

    Discovery Visits are available during term time and run from Tuesday to Thursday. 

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