Our home-schooled group sessions are similar in ‘feel’ and content to our Family Activity Day programme.
A typical day is 11 – 3.30 pm. The ideal maximum group size is 15 children and 12 accompanying  adults.

Topics we have covered with these groups to date include:

Sessions run by us:

  • Botany 1
  • Botany 2
  • Seeds
  • Botanical Candles & Soaps
  • Lotions and potions
  • Chocolate
  • Biomimicry
  • Seasons & Senses (Early Years) - to understand our five senses and be aware of the changing seasons.
  • Plant hunters (Year 1 and 2) SCI: describe that plants live in environments in which they are suited GEO: use world maps, atlases and globes to identify continents and oceans.
    Take our Plant Hunters Quiz
  • Eco Warriors (Key Stage 2) - recognise how environments can change and that this poses dangers to living things; gain an understanding of ecological concepts such as habitats, and food webs. Learn that our own behaviours can make a difference to the world.
  • Flower Power (Year 3 and 4) - explore the life cycle of a plant, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Understand the interdependence of living things.
  • Cash crops (Year 5 and 6) SCI: identify ways in which plants adapt to flourish in their environment GEO: explore global economic activity and how this impacts people and the planet.

Freelance-led sessions:

Most are led by our own Education team at a cost of £238 per session.
*On occasion, an external freelance tutor is booked, which has an additional cost attached. 

Dates currently available for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Book a session here.

For your planning, please see a Risk Assessment for educational visits (PDF/33Kb)

Payment and cancellation

Please pay your course fee in full at least 4 weeks prior to the visit taking place.  Cheques should be made payable to ‘CPG Company.

N.B. If you cancel your visit within 7 days of the visit date, the full charge will be payable.

We are unable to offer refunds on bookings but we may be able to transfer your fee to another group or to another date. Call our office for further advice if required. In case of unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to cancel a course in which case you will be given a full refund or the option to transfer to another date.

For more information, please call 020 7349 6453 or email: [email protected]

“This year we have been lucky enough to have received £86,300 over three years from the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust.”