Schools

We are developing a variety of sessions inspired by Birmingham Cathedral and welcome students from schools, colleges and universities.

Birmingham Cathedral – A Place of Christian Worship.

This session focusses on what a cathedral is, its origins and beliefs, the role of prayer, baptism and the story of the life of Christ.It enables pupils to understand Christianity and the distinctiveness of a place of Christian Worship.

Curriculum Links: RE Art History

Key Stages: 1,2,3

Music for Schools – Victorians, Tudors or The Natural World

These sessions celebrate the role of music at the cathedral and can link with either The Victorians or the Natural World.They inspire a joy of singing, led by members of the cathedral’s music department and explore specific curriculum areas. Sessions use original source material and real objects.

Curriculum links: Music History RE Art

Key Stages 1,2

We can offer these workshops remotely or sessions can be delivered in school.

On site sessions are charged at £1.50 per pupil. Please do get in touch to find out, discuss your exact requirements, explore collaborations and make bookings. Email the team via enquiries@birminghamcathedral.com.

Resources

We are creating a growing number of on-line resources for schools and families to access.

Tours:

Explore Birmingham Cathedral using Google Maps

Enjoy an audio tour of Birmingham Cathedral

Learn about the Burne-Jones Stained Glass windows

Take a tour of the Tower and learn about the bells at Birmingham Cathedral

A talk on the history of Birmingham Cathedral

Activity Resources:

Uncover stories of the Birmingham Cathedral Churchyard with a Family Trail

Group Visits

We welcome group visits to Birmingham Cathedral. Whether you require a guided tour or wish to self-guide we strongly recommend pre-booking.

Group Visits are charged at £3.50 per head with a minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 20 per group.

Please contact enquiries@birminghamcathedral.com for further details.