The Salters Company

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Our exciting new learning programme was developed in collaboration with The London Metropolitan Archives in 2017 and since then we have grown and grown and now have amazing FREE offers for all learners. From schools, home education groups, adult learners and families we engage, explore and educate through our workshops.

We offer a range of workshops that are cross-curriculum from KS1- KS5 for FREE.
Most workshops provide a tour of our award-winning building with a rare glimpse into our archives and our Royal Charter of 1607.

Workshops take in the history, science, chemistry and design and technology curriculums.

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Why book The Salters Company for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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The Salters' Company bring the curriculum to life with interactive, sensory and investigative workshops that will capture the imagination and learning of your students.

Students can explore the past ranging from Ancient Egypt, Roman Londinium and World War Two right up to modern-day using role-play, object handling and historical enquiry.
Chemistry and science are tackled with exciting experiments and debate where students can create their own delicious ice cream and discover the chemistry behind it.
Inspired by our award-winning building students will cultivate their design and engineering skills as they discover the past, the present and the future of the City of London and their role in creating it.

Best of all, every workshop we offer is FREE OF CHARGE

Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?

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Explore our beautifully Brutalist building, where you can discover new and interesting architectural and engineering challenges.

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Discover the disgusting role salt played in Egyptian mummification and explore Ancient Egyptian practices and dig for artefacts in this hands-on, crafty workshop.

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Discover a new and interesting side to the nation's capital as you dive into Roman London in our FREE Layers of London workshop

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From the Roman period right up till World War II, Layers of London is the perfect evidence-based workshop to help students re-live history, best of all it's FREE

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With our Sweet Salt workshop, you can discover salt's seriously cool power as you tour the building and archive and make ice cream

What activities are available during group visits?

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Salt Mummies ( KS1- 2)
Sweet Salt (KS2-4)
Layers of London (KS2-4)
Built Environment (KS2-KS5)

What size groups do you cater for?

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We can accommodate one class of up to 35 students.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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We have a new exhibition with touch screens helping students to discover the history of The Salters' Company.

Is there first aid on site?

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There is First Aid on site.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Yes, The Salters' Company is a fully accessible building.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Yes. We are delighted to welcome SEND groups for individual visits.

Anything else?

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All workshops are offered free of charge however there is a late cancellation fee.

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