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Learning at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

A World of Discoveries

Learning for all ages

Set in an impressive 80 acre complex, The Dockyard provides a rich, authentic and varied learning environment, ideal for a wide range of group sizes, from small classes to year groups*. Packed with enormous, historic buildings to ignite the imagination, the site has ships to explore and galleries full of fascinating artefacts and stories to discover. *on a self-directed visit 

‘I would like to say a massive thank you, the children had a great time and learnt so much . Please could you extend my thanks once again to our guides, who were not only extremely knowledgeable but had a great way of putting the information across to the children in an exciting yet simple way, so that they could fully understand the information at all times.’ - Year 2 Kingfisher Primary School

‘Experiencing the Air Raid Shelter first hand was far more enlightening than just discussions in class. Both the children and staff found the visit very informative and an enjoyable experience.’ - Southborough Church of England Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

‘It’s the hands on experiences that children remember.’ - St George’s Church of England Primary, Wrotham

We just wanted to send a thank you for giving us such a wonderful time at Chatham Dockyard. We really enjoyed going through the Ocelot and making our boats and rockets. Thank you for all your help. Class 5 - Sheldwich Primary School

Thank you for a wonderful day out which was thoroughly enjoyed by the children and my staff when visiting the Dockyard, with particular emphasis on how well your staff organised our day. Thank you for all of your kind assistance in making our class trip a truly memorable occasion. – Class Teacher, Sedley’s C of E Primary’