Expand your knowledge on plant and fungal science from the world's best experts.
We are accepting bookings for school visits from 1 September 2020 onwards.
Inspire your children with a visit to our two botanic gardens.
Bring Kew into your classroom with free teaching resources for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.
Schools at Kew Gardens
Bookings are now open for 1 September 2020 onwards. Don't worry, you will not need to pay for your visit until three weeks before your visit date.
Schools at Wakehurst
We are now taking bookings from 1 September 2020 onwards. We welcome provisional bookings with confirmation needed three weeks prior to your visit. Please contact us for further information.
Discover how you can use plants to bring the curriculum alive and engage pupils in learning new scientific knowledge and skills.
We are accepting bookings for teacher training from 1 September 2020 onwards.
Study with Kew Science
Find out more about Kew's MSc course, PhD opportunities, training courses and internships.
Our unique Masters course teaches vital plant and fungal identification skills in the context of evolutionary biology, conservation theory and practice. Includes field work in Madagascar and a six-month research project.
Over 50 PhD students carry out doctoral training and research at Kew, with access to our world-class scientific collections, facilities and expertise.
Continuing Professional Development
We run short courses aimed at equipping working professionals with specialised skills.
School of Horticulture
The School of Horticulture is a centre of excellence for horticultural and botanical education. Study for one of our world-renowned qualifications.
Other ways to learn at Kew
Whether you're after a one-day course, or part of a community project, we have something for you.
Looking to brush up a few skills or start something new? Take one of our courses in photography, art, horticultural or wellbeing.
Talks and lectures
Our experts are passionate about sharing knowledge. The Kew Mutual Improvement Society lecture series will update you on the latest discoveries.
Community and access
There are many accessible opportunities for groups and individuals to learn more about science, history, collections and horticulture.
Please note: In line with government guidance on social distancing, we are cancelling all Visitor Learning Activities until further notice. If your group has a visit booked during this time we will be in touch with you regarding the cancellation.
Work experience for school students
We offer a number of horticultural work experience placements at Kew Gardens.