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St Albans Cathedral’s History Virtual Visit

Take a virtual visit to St Albans Cathedral.

Suitable for: KS2

Subjects: History


Take a virtual visit to St Albans Cathedral!

Every Monday throughout the Spring Term, St Albans Cathedral will be uploading a special video short ideal for Key Stage 2 students.

The videos feature fascinating facts and costumed characters from the Roman, Saxon, Medieval, Tudor and Victorian periods – giving every history lesson an extra lift.


Suitable for: KS2

Subjects: History

Price: Free

Duration: Around 10 minutes

Min. Students: N/A

Max. Students: Unlimited

Platform: YouTube

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We regularly check that this information is the latest and most up to date version, however it is advised that you also contact the venue directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question or concern.

About St Albans Cathedral.

St Albans Cathedral Education Centre offers activities for students of all Key Stages and beyond. Using role-play, artefacts, experiential learning and the building itself, students encounter the stories and history of St Albans Cathedral and learn in new and inspiring ways through a variety of trails and workshops.

Covering a range of curriculum areas, including History, RS, Art & Design, PSHE/Citizenship, Maths, English, Science and Geography, a fascinating and thought-provoking day in this magnificent setting can provide new skills, deeper understanding and a stimulus for further study.

Newly launched for 2021, and ideal for Key Stage 2, St Albans Cathedral will be able to offer Virtual Workshops to schools out of the area which run live from the Cathedral. Allowing students to engage with the building, its purpose and its history in an entertaining, interactive way. Lasting approximately 45 minutes and using a variety of artefacts, costume and resources, the 2 workshops currently on offer are: History: Meet a Roman Soldier and RE: What do Christians believe? Guided Cathedral tour.