Secondary Schools

Our new learning programme brings to life over 1000 years of dramatic history.

Discover the wonder of our Living Church and its rich heritage. Stories of Saxons, Normans, Tudors, Georgians and more can be experienced here.

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Guided tours

45 minute - 1 hour talks inside the Abbey by the Learning Officer, focusing on key highlights of its fascinating history

  • The Living Church – what happens in this Christian place of worship
  • Bath Abbey through the Ages – over 1000 years of History
  • Bath Abbey’s monuments and Colonialism – connections with transatlantic slave trade
  • The Abbey in Georgian times – the heart of a rich, fashionable city
  • Art and Architecture – what makes the Abbey such a beautiful place

Suitable for KS3 and 4

£4 per student, adults free

 

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Virtual learning

A 45 - 60 minute Zoom lesson led by the Abbey’s Learning Officer

Subjects:

  • The Living Church – what happens in this Christian place of worship
  • Bath Abbey through the Ages – over 1000 years of remarkable history
  • The Georgian Abbey – who are the famous and fascinating 18th century people on its memorials
  • Art and Architecture - a close look at stone carvings, stained glass and fan-vaulting

Accompanying Loans box to hire for some workshops

£60 per whole-class lesson

Suitable for KS3 and 4

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Workshops

From October (to be confirmed),  on site in the Abbey and our new Learning Room in the vaults.

Subjects:

  • The Living Church
  • Bath Abbey through the Ages
  • The Georgian Abbey
  • Bath Abbey and the transatlantic slave trade

Including:

  • Trails and supporting resources including Virtual Reality programme
  • Exciting art and craft activities
  • Accompanying Loans box to hire for some workshops
  • Supporting videos, bringing to life the Abbey’s highlights

Suitable for KS3 and 4

£5 per student, adults free