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Our education programme is tailored to meet the national curriculum, whilst our interactive sessions and exciting activities on site will ensure that our young visitors will have fun during their visit! 

We cater for children from Foundation to Key Stage 3 - We can tailor any workshop to meet your needs and teaching requirements. 

Take a look at our different Keys Stage 1 workshops and check out the rest of our website for our facilities. You can also book or make an enquiry using our ONLINE BOOKING FORM. 


Due to the changes in the National Curriculum, Statfold is reviewing the sessions we deliver to reflect the changing needs. If you have any specific requirements please talk to us as we may be able to adapt or tailor our current provision to meet your needs. We also welcome any suggestions for new sessions. 

Your visit will start at 10.30am and last until approximately 2pm. Your bespoke workshop will last between 45 minutes and an hour-and-a-half, depending on which visit you are taking part in.

Pupils will get to finish off their day with a ride on a steam train or our vintage tram (the last of it's kind), which offers a range of child-friendly souvenirs and hot and cold drinks. We also offer a  have a large indoor lunch area for you to use for packed lunches along with plenty of toilet facilities. Teachers are welcome to tea and coffee at anytime on-site. 



How were steam trains made and how do they work? Who built the very first railway? For what were narrow gauge railways used? Join one of our railway engineers and learn hands on all about how and why railways were built! Work together to create a history timeline, and explore all the different locomotives in the museum.


Timetabled Sessions

  • 45-minute roleplay workshop session with a Statfold Railway Engineer.

  • Object Hunt – Looking for materials. Self – lead or guided museum activity.

  • Tram or train ride.


Curriculum Links: Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally. Learning about the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality. Exploration and identification of everyday materials used in industry.






Discover the vast amounts of green space that Statfold has to offer! Staff will take you on a guided woodland walk where you will use identification charts to become Mini-Beast and Animal detectives! Find places of natural beauty and explore our historic woodland and duck-decoy. You can even take a train back to Strawberry Park platform.


Timetabled Sessions

  • 45-minute woodland workshop with a member of staff.

  • Self – lead or guided museum  and green space activity (Strawberry Play Park Included) .

  • Tram or train ride.


Curriculum links: Identifying that most living things reside in habitats to which they are suited. Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro habitats.

Working scientifically: Observing closely using equipment. Performing simple tests. Identifying and classifying.

Image by Jens Jakob
Image by Mieke Campbell

To book or if you would like more information please contact us on: 

01827 830389 

Or you can complete our online booking form HERE 

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