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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Sheffield Botanical Garden

The Dorothy Fox Education Buildng, Thompson Road, Sheffield, S11 8RB. England

Come behind the scenes at the Gardens and learn all about how Gardens are managed and maintained. This set of activities will help students learn about the practicalities of horticulture in the Botanical Gardens as well as plant identification and biology. The Botanical Gardens is a perfect place to enrich the study of local history and also to explore global history through plants. The Evolution Garden at the Botanical Gardens provides a fun and engaging way to explore the evolution, development and categorisation of plants from pre-history to today.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.13MB Download
Check List PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 13.13MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 13.17MB 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



The Dorothy Fox Education Buildng, Thompson Road, Sheffield
S11 8RB. England

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Wednesday 10am - 2pm