Wroxeter Roman City

Schools

A school visit to Wroxeter Roman City is truly a unique experience. Book a free self-led visit, or allow our experts to guide your students through the remains of what was once one of the largest towns in Roman Britain.

Curriculum Links

Wroxeter Roman City provides cross-curricular links across numerous subjects in a fun and engaging way.

  • KS1-3 History: Local History Study
  • KS1 History: How people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world
  • KS2 History: The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain: Julius Caesar’s attempted invasion in 55 - 54 BC, the Roman Empire by AD 42 and the power of its army; successful invasion by Claudius and conquest; the 'Romanisation' of Britain and the impact of technology, culture and beliefs
  • KS2-3 History: The legacy of Greek or Roman culture (art, architecture or literature) on later periods in British history, including the present day
  • KS3 History: Study of an aspect or theme in British history from before 1066

Free Self-Led Visits

Book your free self-led visit to Wroxeter Roman City. You and your class can walk in the footsteps of the citizens and slaves of the infamous Roman Empire and exercise where Roman citizens would have trained over 2000 years ago. 

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Expert-Led Discovery Visits

Let us inspire your students with a Discovery Visit at Wroxeter Roman City, led by one of our experts. Our sessions have been developed especially to provide fun and inspiring education activities for your class, bringing history and the curriculum to life. Sessions from £100 per group.  

Our Discovery Visits have been adapted to follow health and safety guidelines and will still offer your students a quality and fun learning experience.

 

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Plan Your Trip

We have a wide range of materials to support your visit and make school trip planning easy. You can find all our site-specific information and tools below, and for Covid-19 risk assessments and measures we’ve got in place please visit our what to expect page.

Download our free resources to help you make the most out of your visit and create unique learning experiences before, during and after your trip. We also offer free planning visits for group leaders once you have made a booking. Visit our bookings page to start planning your trip!

  • Facilities
    • PARKING: Car and coach parking is adjacent to the site.
    • EDUCATION ROOM: The education centre will be available for education group use and should be requested at the time of booking. The handling collection can be requested directly from the site and is subject to appropriate cleaning and quarantining measures.
    • TOILETS: Male and female toilets located at the end of the visitor centre.
    • LUNCH: Lots of outdoor lunch space available. Drinks and snacks are available from the shop.
    • SHOP: There is currently no access to the shop for education groups. Goody bags can be ordered when booking your visit - to be paid by card on the day by the teacher or group leader.
  • Learning Resources

    A Teachers' Kit is a free educational tool packed with everything you need to give your group a deep insight into the place you are visiting. Featuring historical information, suggestions for activities, and high-quality images, this resource is a comprehensive toolkit for group leaders of various subjects and key stages. Teachers’ Kits also include key site information, facilities and plans.

  • Education Site Opening Times

    We offer free self-led education visits during school term time*. From November until March we open exclusively for education groups at selected sites when booking an expert-led Discovery Visit. See our education opening times below for individual site information.

    *Free education visits are not offered on UK public holidays or during the operation of additional fee paying public events at English Heritage sites.

    • April-October: Monday-Sunday 10-5pm. Discovery Visits available Monday-Friday
    • Novemeber: Saturday-Sunday 10-4pm. Discovery Visits available Tuesday-Thursday 
    • December-Febuary: Saturday-Sunday 10-4pm
    • March: Saturday-Sunday 10-4pm. Discovery Visits available Tuesday-Thursday
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