London as a classroom

London as a classroom

Without doubt, London is one of the most amazing cities on earth. At every turn, it offers captivating history, dynamic diversity, world-leading culture and art, and glorious green spaces.

As a school, we ensure that our students enjoy and learn from all the rich resources available to them in London and the home counties. This includes organising visits to museums, art galleries, historic buildings, theatres, concerts, student conferences, parks, woodlands and nature centres to study wildlife.

Our aim is to nurture individuals who are open to the outside world, love to inquire, challenge and create, and want to make a difference in their adult lives.

Some of the places our students have visited over the past few years:

Art galleries

  • National Gallery
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Tate Britain
  • Tate Modern

Museums

  • British Museum
  • Design Museum
  • Imperial War Museum
  • London Transport Museum
  • Museum of Brands
  • Museum of London
  • National Army Museum
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre, Buckinghamshire
  • Science Museum

Theatres and music venues

  • Bloomsbury Theatre
  • Garrick Theatre
  • Globe Theatre
  • Little Angel Theatre
  • Lyric Theatre
  • Roundhouse Theatre
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • The O2

Historical buildings and areas

  • Brick Lane
  • Greenwich Observatory
  • Hampton Court
  • Tower Bridge
  • Trafalgar Square

Religious buildings

  • Brent Sikh Centre
  • Central London Mosque
  • Liberal Jewish Synagogue
  • London Central Mosque
  • Neasden Temple (largest Hindu temple outside of India)
  • St Paul’s Cathedral

Green spaces

  • Gilwell Park, Epping Forest
  • Golders Hill Park
  • Hampstead Heath
  • Highgate Woods
  • Hyde Park
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Kew Gardens

Other places

  • Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire
  • British Library
  • Guardian Media Education Centre
  • London Aquarium
  • London Wetland Centre
  • London Zoo
  • The Emirates Stadium (Arsenal FC)
  • Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre
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