Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a scientific amenity and educational organisation devoted to increasing knowledge and public understanding of plant and fungi diversity. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Kew Gardens holds the world’s largest collection of living plants and performs a unique role in local and international conservation, research and biodiversity.

All our learning experiences are taught by our professional, enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Programme Teachers. The schools programme has been developed to align with the National Curriculum and all of our programmes are reviewed and updated to strengthen links to the New National Curriculum in 2014.

We use active participation, questioning and exploratory learning to inspire a sense of achievement, enjoyment and curiosity for the natural world. We cater for students of all ages, from reception through to secondary schools, colleges, and universities. We also run a variety of professional development courses for teachers and technicians throughout the year.

See our website for more details; please note all school booking requests need to made online.

Primary Resources: Check out the Great Plant Hunt –

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