From the moment your students step through the giant oak prison gates, and hear them clang shut behind them, they’ll know that they are in for a truly immersive experience.
Crime and punishment will be naturally covered in the tour, our ex-prison officers inspire pupil’s curiosity to know more about the history and to recognise what it was like to be incarcerated from the Victorian era to the modern-day.
Guided tours are included in all school trips; additional activities can be added to suit pupils learning requirements.
The day trip involves a tour of the Victorian prison, the aim of which is to show pupils first-hand what life inside a prison is like and to showcase the prisons history. The experience is an hour and half and starts in reception where prisoners were processed, and takes in the wings, the cells, exercise yards, healthcare and the execution room.
Pupils will be split into groups, placed into cells and given an allotted time to escape using puzzles and clues.Enquire Now
Your pupils will be split into groups to complete the following games:
Ex-officers can cover crime and punishment and law and the justice system. The ex-officer’s prison experience is invaluable and offers a truly unique insight.Enquire Now