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We offer a wide variety of onsite curriculum-linked sessions catering for Foundation Stage to Post-16 at Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark. Search our schools sessions below by museum, subject and Key Stage.

This interactive story-telling session will take your class on an exciting journey on board Cutty Sark. Through play and exploration, children will discover what life was like on a real ship as they sail across the high seas with our facilitator.

This interactive story-telling session takes pupils on an exciting journey on board Cutty Sark.

Visit both Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum in one day to find all the inspiration children need to write creative stories set at sea.

This multi-sensory and participatory storytelling session takes pupils on an exciting journey on board Cutty Sark.

This interactive story-telling session reveals how Cutty Sark got her name

Stamping snow from his boots, here’s Tom Crean, hero of three trips to Antarctica led by famous explorers Scott and Shackleton.

How do artists paint the sea?

This unique one-day session on the British Empire uses a multi-sensory approach and draws on our collections to address this complex and sensitive subject.

A self-directed trip allows you to tailor your Cutty Sark visit to the needs of your class. The ship’s stories, fabric and structure offer a wide range of opportunities to link a visit to the curriculum.

In this part-facilitated/part-self-guided session, our skilled facilitator will introduce pupils and teachers to our tactile Discovery Map. You will then be encouraged to use the map to become the captain of your own voyage, exploring our galleries to discover life at sea and in far-off places through touch, smell, sound and sight.

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