Bringing Oxford's
history to Life...

Enrich your tour of the historic Castle and Prison with a hands-on workshop which can be tailored for your visit. Workshops can only be booked in conjunction with a school visit.

Cross-curricular workshops at Oxford Castle Unlocked offer a mix of activities including evidence handling, role play, literacy development and practical problem solving. Enrich your guided tour of the Castle and Prison with a hands-on workshop delivered in The Key Learning Centre which focuses on your learning objectives using the castle’s 1000 year history as a tool to further understanding in a range of topics.

Suitable for KS1 – KS5, sessions can be linked to national curriculum history, geography, citizenship, literacy, design technology, art and much more.

Download our Education pack today and plan your visit here. To make a booking, please call us on 01904 261262, or email us at, to find out more about the resources and opportunities for schools email us at

Our Workshops