Secondary schools

The Museum offers a wide range of hands-on taught workshops for all key stages, based on the national curriculum for science. Plan your school visit.

Secondary school study days

Each year, the Museum hosts a number of study days for Key Stages 4 to 5 (and Christmas lectures for Key Stage 3). Here are the sessions we have planned for 2019. We'll update this page with more information closer to the event. 

Lower Cambrian of Ella Ø, North-East Greenland

KS4/5 Geography – Let’s Talk About Climate; Tuesday 8th October 10am to 3pm


KS4 Science – First Animals, Wednesday 20th November, 10am to 4pm

Betsy Tyler Bell

KS5 Biology – First Animals, Friday 22nd November, 10am to 3pm

Rocks at the Museum of Natural History in Oxford

KS5 Earth Science – Rocks and Fossils, Wednesday 27th November, 10am to 3pm

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KS5 Biology – Inside Cells Wednesday 4th December, 10am to 3pm

Advent Calendar

KS3 Christmas Science Lectures (10am until midday) Every day between Monday 9th December to Friday 13th December

Teacher training and CPD

Initial teacher training
The Education team delivers specially designed programmes each year for trainee teachers from a range of institutions including Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University and local School Direct programmes.

Training for practicing teachers
We offer training sessions for practising teachers on how to teach evolution and inheritanceWe are also happy to discuss the development and delivery of CPD on other science topics to meet your needs.

Please contact for more information.

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