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:

  • Water World
  • Plant adaptations
  • Botanical Candles & Soaps
  • Seeds
  • Plants in our lives
  • Lotions and potions
  • Chocolate
  • Forensic biology (CSI: Chelsea)
  • Flight Club
  • 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. Book a session

Dates currently available for 2019:
We are now fully booked for the remainder of this year

Dates currently available for 2020 (until the end of the academic year):

  • February 4, 11, 25, 26
  • March 3, 10
  • June 17
  • July 7, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22

Book a session here.

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

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.”