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Activities for Schools, Nurseries & Playgroup

Events, Activities & Fares

Unescorted fares for schools Suggested Age Range Description Inclusive
Cost 2018
The Engine House
Visitor & Education Centre - Highley

All Does not include train travel. £2.00
Single journey between any two stations (break in journey not permitted).
1-15 Rail journey only, usually by heritage steam train. £7.00
Return journey between any two stations (break in journey permitted).
1-15 Rail journey only, usually by heritage steam train. £8.50
Single journey between any two stations (break in journey not permitted).
16-19 Rail journey only, usually by heritage steam train. £9.50
Return journey between any two stations (break in journey permitted).
16-19 Rail journey only, usually by heritage steam train. £10.50

Events and Activities Suggested Age Range Description Inclusive
Cost 2017
Teacher Risk Assessment
Advance booking essential. Subject to availability.



Teachers

only
An ideal opportunity for a teacher to visit the Railway for Risk Assessment purposes. One ticket per group.

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Free
The Engine House
Visitor & Education Centre - Highley


All

Home to our reserve collection of full-size steam locomotives, the stunning Engine House Centre at Highley takes you on a fascinating journey behind the scenes.

Visits to The Engine House are available as part of an unguided visit or can be combined with a train journey. Does not include train travel.

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£2.00 
per pupil

Teddy Bear’s Picnic


The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre - Highley


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EYFS

Enjoy an exciting ride along the Severn Valley Railway to our Engine House Visitor & Education Centre in Highley.

Take part in some bear spotting on our paw print trail, bring a picnic, and sit down to a bear themed story. Don’t forget to bring your teddy bears along to enjoy the ride!

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£10.50
per pupil

Forestry Adventure  


Arley Arboretum and Gardens


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EYFS

Take the train to Arley and experience a range of woodland activities in the 45-acre Arboretum.

Led by an experienced Forest School teacher, activities can include nature trails, sensory walks, plant and habitat studies, bird watching, pond dipping and storytelling.

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£12.00
per pupil

Forest School Fun 


Arley Arboretum and Gardens


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KS1

Following your train journey to Arley, you will be met by an experienced Forest School teacher.

Take part in a variety of Forest School activities that are based around your classroom topic. Activities include: The Stone Age, Vikings, The Romans, The Egyptians, Rainforests, Plants and Habitats.

The trip can be tailored to meet specific needs and study areas.

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£12.00
per pupil

Transport  


The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre - Highley


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KS1

Take a train journey to the Engine House and participate in a variety of transport themed activities.

Compare vintage and modern day suitcases, investigate the age of steam railways, write a postcard, and explore our travelling post office. End the day by enjoying a storytelling session of  ‘The Railway Children’.

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£12.00
per pupil

Minibeast Hunt  


Severn Valley Country Park


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KS1

Enjoy a train ride through the countryside where you will be met by experienced park rangers. Using identification charts, become nature inspectors and hunt for mini beasts in their woodland or meadow habitats.

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£12.00
per pupil

Habitats  


Severn Valley Country Park


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KS2

What lives in a wildflower meadow? A woodland? Or a pond? Take the train to the country park to investigate habitats. Assisted by an experienced park ranger, discover why animals choose to live in their chosen habitats and how they are adapted to do so.

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£12.00
per pupil

Bewdley: A Local Town 


Bewdley Museum


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KS2

Following a train journey to Bewdley you will be taken back in time to explore the history of this ancient river town.

Children will find out about the town’s trade links and industrial past, as well as taking part in hands on activities such as coracle building and rope making.

BOOK WITH BEWDLEY MUSEUM: 0845 603 5699

£12.00
per pupil 

River Study Field Trip  


Severn Valley Country Park


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KS2

Travel from Bridgnorth Station to the country park by train and enjoy a walk along the River Severn accompanied by an experienced park ranger.

Using geographical enquiry skills, children will investigate the features of a river whilst taking part in basic fieldwork activities.

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£12.00
per pupil

Wartime Britain  


The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre - Highley


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KS2

Travel back in time on our evacuation train through the English countryside.

Accompanied by our experienced staff, the children will experience first-hand the life of an evacuee in wartime Britain. Upon arrival at our Engine House, children can take part in a choice of wartime themed activities. Options include the Anderson shelter, a wartime childhood, 1940s toys and games, rag rugging, artefact detectives, wartime kitchen and rationing, investigating, evacuation suitcases and firefighting (weather dependent).

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£12.00
per pupil

1940s and WWII Experience  


Kidderminster Station


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KS2

Arrive at Kidderminster station where costumed reenactors explore a variety of themes relating to life in wartime Britain. Then it is off by evacuation train on a return journey to our station at Arley in the heart of the countryside, to experience a very different way of life in comparison to the danger of bombing raids.

One week only 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th July 2018.

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£13.00

Blitz and Evacuation  


Bewdley Museum


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KS2

Take a detailed look at life during World War II. Children have the opportunity to view and handle a range of artefacts at Bewdley Museum before travelling by steam train to Highley.

Accompanied by the museum staff, pupils can then enjoy exploring the Visitor and Education Centre before returning back to Bewdley.

BOOK WITH BEWDLEY MUSEUM: 0845 603 5699

£12.00
per pupil

Classroom At War  


Hartlebury Museum


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KS2

Arrive at Hartlebury Museum and take a trip back in time to find out what life would have been like for children in the 1940s. Here, a billeting officer from the WVS will help the children prepare for wartime life as an evacuee. Then take the evacuation train to our Visitor and Education Centre in Highley.

BOOK WITH HARTLEBURY MUSEUM: 01299 250416


£12.00
per pupil

S.T.E.A.M 


The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre - Highley


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KS2

Take a train journey to the Engine House and participate in a variety of curriculum based activities. Including Science, Technology, English, Art and Maths. A great opportunity to use the resources of the Engine House to provide a cross curricular learning experience!

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£12.00
per pupil


SOLD OUT FOR 2018

Bushcraft  


Arley Arboretum and Gardens


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KS2

Take the train to Arley, and accompanied by an experienced Forest School teacher explore the world of bush craft and survival skills!

Take part in activities such as fire lighting, shelter building and creating knots. Problem solving, team building, orienteering and parachute games are also on the menu.  

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£12.00
per pupil

Please note:

One adult travels free per ten paying children. Additional adults are charged at the child rate. Minimum numbers apply to all activities and fares. Please check when booking.

Please read the Payment Terms and Conditions on your booking form carefully. To ensure your seats are reserved, a deposit is required within 14 days of booking. Any alterations to numbers travelling are required at least 14 days prior to travel, when a final invoice will be issued. Please email all alterations to education@svrlive.com. Any tickets not cancelled by this date will be charged for in full.

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