The Real World Science Programme is a collaborative partnership between the Natural History Museum one national and 7 regional museums. To find out more about our partners and the learning offer at each site, please follow the links below.
At the Natural History Museum students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of free learning activities tightly linked to the National Curriculum for science. We are committed to enriching and enhancing the science curriculum for secondary students and to bringing science to life in a real-world context.
Manchester Museum is part of the University of Manchester and provides students with the opportunity to engage with practical science in a University setting.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History has a popular education programme and offers free taught sessions for students at every Key Stage.
At Stoke-on-Trent Museums, students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of free learning activities linked to the National Curriculum for science.
At the Great North Museum: Hancock the aim is to provide all pupils in the Newcastle area the opportunity to attend exciting, interactive workshops based around the many natural science and archaeology objects in the museum’s collection.
Leeds Museums and Galleries is one of the UK’s major museum services. Our collections total some 1.3 million items spread across 9 sites. We were recently awarded Arts Council England Major Partner status and are thrilled to be part of Real World Science.
Peterborough Museum is based in a grand Georgian town house in the heart of Peterborough city centre. It houses diverse collections including local archaeology and social history, fine art and period costume.
Wollaton Hall, a splendid Tudor Mansion, sits in 500 acres of deer park and is the home of Nottingham City Museums & Galleries' natural history collection, which includes over 750,000 geology, botany and zoology specimens.