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Key Stage 1

View our current schools programme on the main page.

As an alternative to a museum visit, we’re offering paid-for virtual programmes based on some of our most popular events.

For more information, enquiries and bookings contact the Norwich Bookings Coordinator at norwichcastle.bookings@norfolk.gov.uk, or call 01603 493636.

Events

Visit us for immersive museum-based events in which you’ll meet different characters and take part in a range of activities.

10am – 12pm and £3.50 per pupil (unless otherwise stated). Minimum fees apply. Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, we currently have a maximum of 60 students per day.

Please see the current schools programme for up-to-date information on individual events.

Life in a Castle KS1

Learn about life in a medieval Castle as you help prepare for a joust. Take part in object-handling and a tour, and make your own pennant to keep.

Please note: Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, Life in a Castle is currently paused.

Also available as a digital event!

Meet Florence Nightingale KS1

Learn about Florence Nightingale’s life, discover objects she might have used and make a traditional lamp like the one she used for her night-time rounds.

Please note: Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, this event has been relocated to Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell.

A Dragon’s Tale KS1/Lower KS2 Literacy

Can the cowardly knight convince the king that he is brave enough to marry his daughter? Help him to invent a tale of bravado in which he slays a fearsome beast.

Teacher resources to support Dragon's Tale:

Please note: Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, A Dragon's Tale is currently paused.

Workshops

Literacy KS1

Please note: Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, this workshop is currently paused.

Art and Design KS1 and 2

Please note: Due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project, this workshop is currently paused.