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Following the government’s announcement of the new lockdown, the Old Royal Naval College will be closing temporarily from Thursday 5th November. We will reopen our doors on Thursday 3rd December, subject to government guidance. Find Out More

Key stage 2

Browse our range of free workshops and self-guided trails for Key Stage 2

We run a series of hands-on cross-curricular workshops for key stage 2 inspired by the art, history and architecture of the Old Royal Naval College.

All our schools workshops are free (except the Tudor Study Day which costs £150).

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Impossible creatures

Key stage 1 and 2

Discover the classical monsters that feature in the Painted Hall through storytelling and role play.

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Pattern and Shape

Key stage 1 and 2

This interactive session explores the maths behind the stunning architecture and decorative work of the Chapel.

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Curator for a Day (Primary)

Key stage 2

Children curate their own display, deciding which items they would include to tell the story of the Old Royal Naval College

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Tudor Study Day

Key stage 2

In this living history day, children learn about life for both rich and poor at the Tudor Palace in Greenwich.

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Myths and Masks 

Key stage 2

Learn more about classical gods, goddesses, monsters and heroes from Greek Mythology in this interactive workshop.

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Painted Ceiling Investigators

Key stage 2

Students explore the Painted Hall to uncover the hidden stories of the painted ceiling and learn more about how the artists worked to produce the paintings.

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A Local History Study: Life at Sea and the Royal Hospital

Key stage 2

Research how life for sailors in the Navy and at the Royal Hospital changed from the time of Admiral Nelson to the reign of Queen Victoria

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Hidden Maps: Symbols and Meaning

Key stage 2

In this interactive workshop students will consider the variety of ways that the world has been, and continues to be, depicted in the form of maps and symbols.

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