Visiting - Schools

Don’t just learn about history – experience history with us and step back in time.

Western Approaches HQ welcomes school and youth groups and strongly believes in the importance of educating students about this site and the part it played during the Second World War. 

Click Here to read our KS2 Education Pack.

Click Here to read our KS3 Education Pack

An Interactive guided tour of the bunker

Contents

Covering the origins of WW2, Liverpool’s role in the war, the operation of the bunker and the stories of the people who worked here.

Price

For 30 children this is £225 Inc. VAT (£7.50 Inc. VAT per child), £187.50 ex VAT (£6.25 per child).

Additional children up to 35 are charged per child price.

Adults go free.

Timing

This takes approximately an hour per group.

Notes

Maximum group size is 35. Larger groups will be split and can alternate with a self organised activity or one of our workshops

An Interactive guided tour of the bunker Plus Workshop

Contents

Rationing – exploring what rationing meant and why it was implemented with group-based activities and games.

Coding and Ciphers – Looking at the role of codes and intelligence in WW2 and today with group-based activities and interactive code breaking. 

Impact of WW2 on Liverpool – Exploring the impact of War on the civilian population, why Liverpool was targeted and how we commemorate the war. 

Price

For 30 Children this is £325 inc VAT (£10.80 inc VAT per child), £270.80 ex VAT (£9.02 per child) adults go free – additional children up to 35 are the per child price. 

Timing

The workshop and Tour will take approx. 2.5 hrs.

Notes

Maximum group size is 35. Larger groups will be split and will alternate between the tour and the workshop.

Lunchroom is available with prior booking.

Schools will need to pay by invoice and provide a billing email address.

If you wish to enquire or book a school visit, please phone 0151 227 2008 or email wa@bigheritage.co.uk

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