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:

  • Water World
  • Perfumes from plants*
  • Recycled Sculpture* (with Michelle Reader)
  • Living Colour
  • Forensic biology (CSI: Chelsea)
  • Flight Club
  • Paper stick sculptures* (with Darcy Turner)
  • Dinner with Dinosaurs* (with Studio Cultivate)
  • Seeds
  • Plants in our lives
  • Lotions and potions
  • Chocolate
  • The Shakespeare Garden Project* with Studio Cultivate
  • Princesses, Pirates, Merchants and Worms: A History of Silk* (with Studio Cultivate)
  • Plant adaptations

Most are led by our own Education team at a cost of £189 per session.
*On occasion, an external freelance tutor is booked, which has an additional cost attached. Book a session

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


Teachers’ open evening. Wednesday 20th June 2018, 4–6.30pm

This is a chance for you to visit Chelsea Physic Garden and see what we have on offer for nurseries, schools, colleges and home-schooled groups. Our Education team will be here to answer any questions and take you on a tour of this wonderful outdoor educational resource.

We have also invited 3 other educational institutions who will showcase their wonderful work and what they have on offer (see timetable below for info). You’ll have the chance to meet their experts and discuss possible trips

More information here


“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.”