The Charterhouse Tudor School Trips London
Charterhouse Square, , London, EC1M 6AN
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer on a school trip
Charterhouse museum & monastery in London provides school trips and educational visits with an amazing place for primary and secondary pupils to learn about the historical changes of England. From monks to monarchs, medieval, Tudor & Elizabethan time periods. At charterhouse you will discover the fascinating stories of those who have helped shape the history of our nation. Providing schools with a great learning environment and offering tours, talks and workshops on Key stage topics below:
PRIMARY (KS1 & 2)
Charterhouse Now and Then (KS1)
Investigate the breath of our fascinating history, from silent monks and Tudor nobles to naughty school boys and gentlemen pensioners.
Fit for a Queen (KS1 & 2)
Enjoy an audience with Queen Elizabeth I in this costumed interpreter led sessions her first throne room. From food to laundry, dress to décor, lend a hand to ensure the Charterhouse is fit for a Queen.
Tracing the Past (KS2)
Calling all detectives! Search the Charterhouse for evidence of key people linked to our fascinating history as a medieval monastery, Tudor mansion and Victorian school recording clues as you go.
The Black Death
Explore the consequences of the Black Death at one of London’s only surviving plague pits. Discover causes, ‘cures’ and consequences in this exciting new session.
Hands on Tudors (KS2)
Explore the impact of the reformation in this dual site session at the Charterhouse and Museum of London. Handle objects, try on clothing and immerse yourself in everyday Tudor life.
SECONDARY (KS3 & KS4)
Examine the impact of the English Reformation on the lives of those at the Charterhouse before debating the arguments at the Museum of London in this dual site session.
Recording the Past: The Black Death
Investigate the Black Death in this dual site session at the Charterhouse and London Metropolitan Archives.
People and Power
Investigate the architectural history of the site and learn about how the changing face of the Charterhouse highlights a change in status, fortune and fashion.
Look. Think. Draw.
Extend pupils’ observation and visual literacy skills as you document the changing architecture of the charterhouse in relation to its history and ownership.
People and Protest
Compare medieval protest in relation to the dissolution of the monasteries before staging an onsite protest linked to a contemporary issue of your choice.