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. Explore our reconstructed Roman Townhouse and book our education room to make the most of our handling objects and costume collection.

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Expert-Led Discovery Visits

Let us inspire your students with a hands-on 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 the history and the curriculum to life. Sessions from £100 per group.  

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Plan Your Trip

We have a wide range of materials to support your visit and make school trip planning easy. 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. Our Education Booking Team is on hand to advise and help you create the best possible school trip to suit your needs and area of study.

  • Facilities
    • TOILETS: Male and female toilets located at the end of the visior centre
    • PARKING: Car park with coach parking opposite entrance Coach parking available on site.
    • EDUCATION CENTRE: Education centre available for school groups, with handling collections, costumes, and an interactive exhibition bookable in advance.
    • SHOP: Gift shop on-site, we recommend you bring your class in small groups at a time
    • LUNCH: Lots of outdoor lunch space
  • 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.

  • How to book

    0370 333 0606

  • Education Opening Times

    • April to September: Monday to Sunday 10.00 – 18.00
    • October: Monday to Sunday 10.00 – 17.00
    • November to March: Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 16.00

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