As part of our award-winning schools programme, the Museum runs a variety of teaching sessions each incorporating elements from the National Curriculum.

Essential reading before booking

Essential reading before booking

How to book, risk identification, code of behaviour and school bookings guidelines and request form.

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Primary school teaching sessions

Primary school teaching sessions

The Museum runs a wide variety of teaching sessions each of which incorporate elements from the National Curriculum.

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Secondary school resources and sessions

Secondary school resources and sessions

The Museum is developing provision for secondary schools, including teaching resources for KS3 to 5.

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Self-guided visits

Self-guided visits

School or college groups on a free self-guided visit can explore the Museum's Moving Toys, Creativity and Childhood Galleries.

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INSET preview evenings

INSET preview evenings

Essential for teachers and group leaders planning a visit to the Museum.

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Spotlight talks

Spotlight talks

30-minute gallery talks for schools delivered by front of house staff.

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Hospital outreach

Hospital outreach

The Museum delivers weekly outreach sessions to London Hospital Schools during term-time. The sessions are bookable in advance and free of charge.

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Museum quiet days

Museum quiet days

Each term one Thursday is set aside for children and young people with special educational needs.

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Virtual tour

Virtual tour

Explore the Museum without leaving your front door with our 360 degree interactive virtual tour.

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FAQs

FAQs

Frequently asked questions for teachers booking a visit with a school or college group.

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Teachers' comments

Teachers' comments

A few comments made by teachers after their visit.

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Patrick Rylands Cool Cat

The V&A online shop stocks a distinctive and refreshingly different range for children, big and little, then and now, including toys, games, books and accessories.

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8983 5200 | V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA