Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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Kirkby Gallery

Norwich Way, Kirkby, L32 8XY. England

Kirkby Gallery is Knowsley’s only professional gallery. It hosts 3 temporary exhibitions per year and is FREE to visit. With all exhibitions comes a set of activities and learning designed for schools. They also offer ‘Teacher First’ preview events for teachers, so they can come and learn about the exhibitions before they open to the public.

Kirby Gallery offers a range of experiences to schools, which include: visits to their temporary exhibitions which always come with a range of learning resources; they can organise artist-led workshops and loans of works of art to schools.

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 12.13MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 12.13MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Norwich Way, Kirkby
L32 8XY. England

Opening Hours

10am - 5pm (Monday to Friday) and 10am - 1pm (Saturdays). Closed on Sundays