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Cutty Sark – School Trips & Curriculum-linked Activities

Location(s)Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Key StagesEYFS, KS1, KS2
Special SchoolsYes
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Cutty Sark school visits

Bring your class on board Cutty Sark, the world’s last surviving tea clipper, to experience the great age of sail.

School visits are warmly welcomed to the ship, we offer an exciting programme of curriculum-linked workshops for Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2, led by experienced facilitators. Alternatively, you can make a self-directed trip allowing you to tailor your visit to the needs of your class.

We are located in Zone 2 with good public transport links by DLR, rail and boat and free coach parking is available.

On the ship

Find out about self-directed visits to the ship and our fabulous programme of facilitated workshops for Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2. Download free activities and challenges to use during your visit.

Pick a Session

A sailor went to sea (Foundation stage)
This interactive story-telling session will take your class on an exciting journey on board Cutty Sark. Through play and exploration, children will discover what life was like on a real ship as they sail across the high seas with our facilitator.

A sailor went to sea (Key Stage 1)
This interactive story-telling session takes pupils on an exciting journey on board Cutty Sark.

A sailor went to sea (Key Stage 2)
Visit both Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum in one day to find all the inspiration children need to write creative stories set at sea.

A sailor went to sea (SEND)
Let’s set sail across the world aboard the Cutty Sark in this multi-sensory and participatory story-telling session.

All aboard the story ship (Foundation stage, KS1)
This interactive story-telling session reveals how Cutty Sark got her name

Cutty Sark Self-directed visits
A self-directed trip allows you to tailor your Cutty Sark visit to the needs of your class. The ship’s stories, fabric and structure offer a wide range of opportunities to link a visit to the curriculum.

Sailors and Stevedores (KS2 STEM)
Don’t tip the ship! Work scientifically to build boats and investigate how much weight can be added to your boat before it sinks.

Ships, Maps and Trade: The Great Tea Race (KS2 Humanities)
Discover the story of tea at Cutty Sark and set sail on an exciting journey from Victorian London to China on board the ship.


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