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Foundation & Key Stage 1

We provide a wide variety of curriculum-based tours and activities to meet the needs of Key Stage 1 students.

If you would like to arrange a visit or find our more about the Education Centre and how it could help your school, please contact our Education Team:

Tel: 01452 521010
Email: education@gloucestercathedral.org.uk


History: Glorious Gloucester
A cross-curricula approach to learning through a tour of the building to discover its history and significance in the city. Find out about the monks who lived here over 900 hundred years ago, the games they played and how they lived.
Open 'History: Glorious Gloucester'

RE Leaders & Teachers
Why do Christians follow Jesus and worship him? What clues can be found in the Cathedral to remind us of the events in Jesus' life and his teaching? How does worship reflect these beliefs?
Open 'RE Leaders & Teachers'

RE Special Stories
The stories we use are a mixture of traditional Bible stories and tales of people connected with the Cathedral. Find out about the boy who fell from the roof. Discover how Thomas found out that seeing was believing.
Open 'RE Special Stories'

RE: Joint Synagogue & Cathedral Visits
To simplify the challenge of organising trips to different places of worship, the Cathedral has a partnership with Cheltenham Synagogue which enables schools to visit both venues on the same day.
Open 'RE: Joint Synagogue & Cathedral Visits'

RE: Spirituality and British Values
The Cathedral can offer a half or full day of workshops providing time for stillness, reflection and empathy. There are also options for exploring how local heroes are celebrated in the Cathedral reflecting British Values.
Open 'RE: Spirituality and British Values'

Signs & Symbols
Explore the Cathedral inside and out. Find out what a church is for. Take a look at some of the artefacts inside the church and find out what people do there.
Open 'Signs & Symbols'

Tailor Made Visits
‚ÄčIf you feel that there is a specific curriculum requirement that you have that you cannot see covered in the above please contact us. We will discuss and create a tour tailored to your group's specific needs and interests.
Open 'Tailor Made Visits'

Teacher INSET
Schools may wish to consider using the Education Centre for Inset. We can offer advice on the use of the Cathedral as a resource when planning the curriculum.
Open 'Teacher INSET'