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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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The Commandery – Museums Worcestershire

Sidbury, Worcester, WR1 2HU. Worcestershire

Set in the heart of Worcester, The Commandery is most famous for being the Royalist Headquarters during the deciding battle of the English Civil War – the Battle of Worcester 1651.

It offers a whole host of hands-on activities and workshops for all ages and abilities. Discover what life was like during Stuart times, find out what it would take to be ready for battle during the Civil War or take a walk up to Fort Royal to learn more about the Battle of Worcester and the birth of democracy.

1-hour sessions include:
Get Ready for Battle
In Their Shoes: Life in Stuart Times
A Tour of Fort Royal
The Birth of Democracy

When you visit them, the day will include two 1 hour learning sessions led by them and a self-led session around the building.

They are happy to tailor all visits and activities to your learners, including S.E.N. learners and home-educated groups. Simply mention your additional requirements when you enquire or book with them.

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

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 13.1MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 13.14MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 13.17MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 13.24MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB 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



Sidbury, Worcester
WR1 2HU. Worcestershire

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00