Planning your school visit

Students at a workshop

We know there are many considerations for teachers who are planning a school trip so these pages will help you make the most of your time at the RSC.

Information pack
We've compiled a free school visit information pack to welcome you and your students to Stratford-upon-Avon and to help you have the best possible experience with us and with Shakespeare.
In the pack, you'll find:

  • Details about your responsibilities and how we can support your visit
  • Suggestions for how to best prepare your group for their visit
  • A map of Stratford showing coach drop-off and parking as well as all RSC venues
  • Some information to help you to find your way around our spaces
  • Contact details for additional services that may be of use during your visit

Download School Visit Information Pack (PDF, 440KB) »
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Our buildings
Whether you are watching a performance, taking part in a workshop or just visiting the area, there are plenty of things for your students to do on a school trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.
Find out more about our buildings »

Our home town is full of activities ideal for school groups including bus and walking tours and boating on the River Avon. Alternatively, a visit to any of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust houses will give a historical perspective of life in Shakespeare's time.

For details of school-friendly activities in our area, visit

General information about visiting the RSC: Visit Us »

Clore Duffield FoundationRSC workshops, conferences and professional development courses for students and teachers are generously supported by THE CLORE DUFFIELD FOUNDATION.

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