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Home Education at the Railway

There are a variety of ways for children who are educated at home to take part in learning opportunities at the Watercress Line. Whether you are looking for traditional led visits, information for projects, experience visits or child-led learning activities the railway can offer a unique learning destination.

 

 For more information please contact the Education Officer

 

 education@watercressline.co.uk  or 01962 733810

 Home Educator's Days

 

Throughout the year we offer dedicated Home Educator's days with engaging and interactive sessions that cover a broad spectrum of subject areas. Our learning sessions are conducted at one of our period stations and feature hands on activities, opportunities to question, explore the station and engine yard and for role play. Keep an eye on our website for updates or send the education office an email expressing your interest. You can book as a group or individually for any of our Home Ed Days.

 

 Spring - Summer 2019 - Booking for available from 21st March.


Next Home Educators Day - Thursday 16th May - Building Bridges KS1 & 2 

Available as a Station Visit at Ropley or with train travel from Alresford.

Station Visit Cost £ 5/ child. Adults and non participating children are free.

With Train Travel Cost £9 / child. Adults and non participating children over 5 just pay standard travel fares.

Click here for general session details


Evacuee Day for Home Educators - Wednesday 17th July - KS1 & 2

Come dressed as an evacuee family, experience the atmosphere of wartime steam travel and learn about 'Operation Pied Piper'. Your ticket includes all day train travel along the line and Evacuee activities at Ropley and Alresford.

Children must be accompanied at all times and places must be pre booked.

Cost £9 / child. Adults and non participating children over 5 just pay standard travel fares.

Click here for general session details.

To book places on either course please telephone 01962 733810, payment required on booking.

Group Visits

 

 Our education sessions aren't just for school groups! Organised Home Educator groups can book an education visit to the Watercress Line. Information about the sessions that we offer can be found on our dedicated web pages or alternatively, contact the Education Office who will be happy to work with you to develop sessions to fit your learning objectives.

 

 NB: there are minimum numbers and costs that apply for education group bookings, please contact us for further information.

 

 

 For more information please contact the Education Officer

 

 

 

education@watercressline.co.uk  or 01962 733810

 

 

 

 

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