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Key Stage 5

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 email our Norwich Bookings Coordinator at norwichcastle.bookings@norfolk.gov.uk, or call 01603 493636.

Events

Bring your subject to life with immersive events and develop your artistic skills with practising artists. Meet experts, extend your subject knowledge and develop study skills.

10am – 2pm and £5 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.

Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest

KS5 A-Level - suitable for all exam boards. 2 hours, £3.50 per student, max 40 students

Use our world-class collections to explore Anglo-Saxon England’s economy, royal mints, urbanisation and the growth of trading centres such as Norwich. Find out the motives, techniques and effectiveness of Norman castle-building and their impact on Norman control and royal power.

Please note: this event is currently paused due to the Castle Keep redevelopment project.

A-level Environment Conference

Norwich Castle, Friday 21 October, 10am to 3pm, £8 per student, max 60 students

Discover how action for the environment is taking place in museum collections, the lab and out in the field. Meet leading scientists and curators and explore our collections. With speakers from the Tyndall Centre, John Innes Centre, Norfolk County Council Environmental Services and Norfolk Museums Service. This event will support A-level students studying Biology, Geology and Environmental Science. 

View the conference programme.

A-level Art Masterclasses

Check back for details of upcoming masterclasses.

KS4 and KS5 Textiles/Embroidery Masterclass – linked to The Singh Twins: Slaves of Fashion exhibition

Norwich Castle, Thursday 20 October, 9.30am - 2.30pm, maximum 12 students, £5 per student (to cover cost of materials)

Special masterclass linked to The Singh Twins: Slaves of Fashion exhibition. Included will be a tour of the exhibition with Ruth Battersby Tooke, the Curator of Costume and Textiles. More information about this event will be advertised via our e-Newsletters.

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