Plan an Education Visit

A visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall offers fun, informal and authentic learning experiences for any education group

The Experience

You are invited to step into Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall and immerse yourself in fifteenth and sixteenth century Stratford, sit in the very room that William Shakespeare sat as a pupil in the 1570s, visit the Council Chamber where his father served as Bailiff (Mayor) and experience the space where he first witnessed performances by the country’s greatest actors of the day. You are able to explore the building’s role as a medieval provincial Guildhall that sat at the heart of Stratford’s civic governance and learn about its almost 600 years of educational and commercial life. Standing where Shakespeare’s father served his year as Bailiff (Mayor), you will hear the sounds of the Court of Record, over which John Shakespeare presided when Bailiff. The highlight of your visit will be with Master Thomas Jenkins brushing up your Latin in a Tudor-style lesson.

School Visits

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall brings history to life for schoolchildren. We offer unique experiences that cannot be recreated in the classroom. All visits are designed to make the best use of your time, and provide an authentic and unforgettable learning experience.

A visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall covers the following Curriculum Links:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • History
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Design & Technology

School Trip Benefits:

  • From £4.13* per pupil (schools’ price)
  • Free teacher place for every 10 pupils
  • Free Planning Visit for teachers and group leaders
  • Teachers’ Toolkit 

School Rates:

SS&GH Standard Recommended Price Standard
Group Rate 20%
Super Saver
Group Rate 25%
Adult £8.50 £6.80 £6.38
Child £5.50 £4.40 £4.13
Concession £6.50 £5.20 £4.88

Standard Group, paying within 14 days if visit or on arrival = 20% discount
Super Saver Group*, paying 14 days or more in advance of visit = 25% discount
PLUS 1 free adult for every 10 students booked

Please email Sarah Jervis-Hill at Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall or telephone +44 1789 203172 with any School Booking enquiry.




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