Education

Education

Education Visits

The Story of Ireland Starts Here

In the shadow of the 12th Century Cathedral of Down and Saint Patrick’s Grave the Saint Patrick Centre provides the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s Patron Saint.

Your students will be transported back in time to become a Warrior Celt, Crack Saint Patrick’s Code, take a Virtual Helicopter Ride, visit a Norman Knights’ Cathedral and Saint Patrick’s Grave.

The Saint Patrick Centre provides a unique educational experience for schools and community groups to learn about their heritage and shared past. The Educational Department has a wide range of events and activities designed to suit all ages as well as meeting the needs of schools and the curriculum.

  • DRAMA WORKSHOPS 
  • LIFE AS A MONK 
  • THE VIKINGS 
  • THE CELTS 
  • ROMAN LIFE 
  • MUSIC WORKSHOPS 
  • SENSORY WORKSHOPS 
  • SCRIPTORIUM WORKSHOP-CREATE YOUR OWN CELTIC MANUSCRIPT 
  • CELTIC MYTHOLOGY 
  • STORY TELLING 
  • Free Pre and Post Visit resources that fulfill curriculum specifications.
  • Adaptable workshops that can be tailored to your particular needs.
  • Outreach visit for local schools.
  • Visits are facilitated by a qualified teacher who has experience with a broad range of educational and behavioral needs.
  • A favorable rate of transport if booked through the Centre.
  • Risk Assessments provided.
  • Our knowledgeable and friendly staff welcome thousands of students to this stunning Centre and we would be delighted to support you and your school next year to guarantee a personal service which you will not find anywhere else.

Student………£3.50

Teacher places free

Transport booked through the Centre is at a favourible rate.

Guided Exhibition with a range of activities

Education workshops

IMAX Cinema with a 180 degree flight around Ireland

Lunch Room

Secure Location

Flexible schedule to suit your school

Trained facilitator in a range of SEN, EAL and Physical needs

Cafe

Special pocket money section in shop

For all enquires or to book your school a visit please either use the contact form or contact Donna McKenny- Education Officer at:

T: 028 4461 9000

E: education@saintpatrickcentre.com

The Saint Patrick Centre

Saint Patrick’s Square

Downpatrick

BT30 6LZ

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