Resources for schools

We are now taking bookings for specific onsite and outreach sessions from October onwards. All of our workshops have been re-assessed and adapted in line with Covid-19 guidelines and come with detailed guidelines for teachers and Risk Assessments detailing our Covid-secure procedures. We will discuss all workshops in detail on booking and offer familiarisation for onsite sessions. The sessions we will be offering are:

Onsite visit:

Cannon Hall 
Victorian Kitchen – full day.
WW2 – full day.

Experience Barnsley (from Autumn 2 only)
Stone Age to Iron Age – full or half day.
Have Your Say – half day.
Deep Down Underground – full or half day.

Wentworth Castle Gardens (Mid-September onwards)
Creative writing – half day.

Stone Age to Iron Age – full or half day
Deep Down Underground – full or half day
Sublime Symmetry – full or half day
Portraits and self-identity – half day

For more informaion on Barnsley Museums re-opening please visit:


In the meantime, we invite you to explore an exciting new suite of digital resources for schools and home learners, linked to each of our five sites and covering many different areas of the primary curriculum. Links below:  

Tell us what you think about our schools resources and let us know what else you would like to see here:


If you would like to find out more about our programme of school visits with Barnsley Museums which we will be resuming once government restrictions are lifted, follow:

You can also see our brochure or contact a member of the team whose details are listed below.


And find out more by following us on Facebook or Twitter 

Contact our Learning Team

For all enquiries, please email

Or you can contact:


Jude Holland

Learning Manager 


Ally Beckett

Sector Specialist Officer - Formal Learning 


Gaby Lees

Sector Specialist Officer - Community Arts


Andrew Ede 

Project Support Officer 


Sarah Taylor 

Sector Specialist Officer - Family Learning