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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Royal Observatory Greenwich

Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, SE10 8XJ. England

Looking for learning sessions that are out of this world? Then look no more! The Royal Observatory’s onsite learning programme includes astronomer-led workshops and live planetarium shows, and they have offers available for every key stage with content that relates to space science and its associated branches of STEM subjects.

It is not often that students get to access state-of-the-art equipment, real scientific data, and chat with real scientists; at the Royal Observatory, they do! Visit the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of the world, and London’s Planetarium for a truly unique day out.

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
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB 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



Blackheath Ave, Greenwich
SE10 8XJ. England

Opening Hours

Open daily 10am - 5pm