Key Stage 4 Resources
All visits can be tailor made to meet your requirements.
For differentiation purposes it may be useful to look also at the Key Stage 3 Activities and Resources page. Activities listed under other Key Stages can be adapted to meet the requirements of Key Stage 4 and beyond. Click here for a copy of our current leaflet. Background and travel information, and links to other useful websites can be found on the Teachers' Page.
Talks and Workshops
Mini-tour - A 30-minute guided look around the cathedral followed by 30 minutes to explore in small groups. We will match the tour to the theme of your visit. It may be useful to download our "Art, Science and Maths" guidance sheet for all accompanying adults.
Poor Man's Bible - A 45-minute guided exploration of some of the artwork in the cathedral. We decode the stories and messages in the stained glass windows, the green men, the fresco, the tiles and much more.
1066 - 1500 - A 45-minute guided trail. Explore the growth and development of the cathedral from its Saxon beginnings to the Reformation. Discover the massive impact of the Norman invasion upon Rochester.
Travel & Tourism - A 30-minute talk looking at the impact of tourism on the cathedral. We explore the place of the cathedral in the world of heritage visits and discuss our current exciting "Ancient Stones, Untold Stories" HLF-funded project aimed at improving interpretation within the cathedral. Following the talk 30 minutes to independently explore the cathedral is given.
General visit (1 hour in the cathedral using a trail sheet or participating in a workshop only) - £2 per pupil (no charge for accompanying adults)
Additional activity - £1.40 pp
Lunchroom* - £15 per half hour (each lunchroom can accommodate one class of students plus helpers). Once a lunchroom is booked it must be paid for even if not used.
* Please note that our lunchroom is located up a steep flight of stairs. Alternative accommodation is occasionally available. Please phone to discuss details.
Textus Roffensis Online
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