Twickenham Stadium – Schools & Learning Visits
A school trip to Twickenham Stadium is a great day out:
Schools are invited to explore the grounds of Twickenham Stadium with a rugby expert, journey through rugby history in the new World Rugby Museum* and experience hands-on learning in a free education session from a diverse range of workshops and seminars across the curriculum for key stages 1-4 and above.
Twickenham is primarily a rugby stadium and used for England home matches for the Quilter Series against Southern Hemisphere opposition and the NatWest 6 Nations for the annual European competition. It also host a number of other rugby matches each year from Harlequins Big Game at Christmas, the end of season Aviva Premiership Cup Final, the Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge and the NatWest Schools Final. Away from rugby the stadium has hosted concerts including the Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Help for Heroes and Rhianna. In 2016 the stadium held its first NFL match.
On a guided tour access some of the most exclusive parts of the stadium. Take a seat in the England Dressing room, absorb the atmosphere in the royal box, visit the VIP areas used to entertain guest on match days, get a birds eye view from the top of a stand and imagine the roar of the crowd as you run out of the players’ tunnel to pitch side.
The cutting edge new World Rugby Museum is be bigger, better, brighter and more interactive than ever before.
Housing the world’s most prestigious collection of rugby memorabilia. It includes commentary, film and match-footage from the most iconic moments, memorable tours and greatest players in the history of the world’s most dramatic team sport.
With purpose built events, education and research facilities it invites visitors to engage in the game with exciting hands-on interactive exhibits.
Workshops and Seminars provide a hands-on learning experience, or the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of the Rugby Football Union and Twickenham Stadium with a professional in the field. These award winning programmes* are designed around the national curriculum .
KS1 - Rugby Strips and Textiles
KS2 - Rugby Strips and Textiles, What Kind of Rugby Player Are You? or Design Me a Rugby Stadium
KS3 - Rugby in Motion, Design Me a Rugby Stadium or History of Football in Britain
KS4 - Rugby in Motion, Stadium Director or History of Football in Britain
Further/Higher Education - Stadium Director, Twickenham Control or History of Football in Britain
Subjects covered: Art & Design, History, Geography, Physical Education, Science and Business Studies.
*A finalist for Best Sporting Venue in the School Travel Awards 2016/17 the Museum’s workshops and seminars programme has also received the Sandford Award for Heritage Education in 2010 and 2015 and the Quality Badge for Learning Outside the Classroom continually since 2009.
Please see website for details
Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BA