Programmes at Kew Gardens for students in full time education
Kew Gardens offers activity packages for students in all stages of education. Our programmes aim to enhance your students' learning across the curriculum, supporting many disciplines including Science, Geography, Art, Design and Technology, Citizenship and more.
Our activity tours are 45-minute sessions that take place outdoors or in our iconic glasshouses. If you're after a more focused experience, many of our programmes are available as 90-minute activity tour and workshop packages. These packages include hands-on sessions in our
Browse our selection of programmes below. When you have selected a session, you can submit your booking request online.
EYFS programmes at Kew Gardens are taught by experienced and enthusiastic Kew Teachers, most of whom are qualified teachers. Our EYFS programmes are developed to align with the National Strategies for Early Years Foundation Stage.
Primary programmes at Kew Gardens are taught by experienced and enthusiastic Kew Teachers, most of whom are qualified primary teachers. Key Stage 1 and 2 programmes are developed to align with the National Curriculum.
Secondary programmes at Kew Gardens are taught by experienced and enthusiastic Kew Teachers, most of whom are qualified secondary teachers. Key Stage 3 and 4 programmes are developed to align with the National Curriculum.
The post-compulsory education programme at Kew Gardens is aimed at students engaged in university, AS/A2 level, diploma courses, and other programmes of further and continuing education. These sessions are taught by our enthusiastic Kew teaching staff, most of whom are qualified teachers with experience of teaching at A Level and beyond.
New: Marianne North: Victorian plant hunter and artist (KS2) Marianne North.
Coming soon: Exciting primary programme inspired by our resident sculptor David Nash.
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Latest news from Kew
11 Dec 2013
Scientists at Kew, the Natural History Museum and Oxford University produce the most ambitious e-taxonomic portal ever built for plants, delivering baseline information for all 70,000 monocotyledons (20% of all flowering plants).
18 Apr 2012
A floral spectacular is in bloom in front of the Orangery at Kew Gardens to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games.
13 Mar 2012
Filmed over the course of a year at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kingdom of Plants 3D provides a fascinating new look at plant life using stunning 3D time-lapse filming techniques. Own your personal copy today following the DVD and Blu-ray release.