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Secondary Schools

Our secondary education programme offers are aligned to the Art & Design, History and Science curricula.  We also deliver cross-curricular programmes, such as our Discovery Days and can work with teachers on developing bespoke collaborative projects.

Secondary schools can visit as a self-guided group or take part in one of our tours or seasonal programmes, which respond to our changing exhibitions.

Our tours are led by our expert and friendly staff and explore themes connected with the House, Grounds & Gardens or Bird Garden.


Price: £6.50 per pupil
Duration: 1 hour

If there is a particular topic you are interested in, which you can’t find here, please let us know. We are always happy to tailor tours and sessions just for you.

Special Sessions for Summer 2019


Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters

23 March – 8 September

The exhibition Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters, aims to challenge preconceptions, spark interest and inspire debate about the role craft can play in culture, identity and society. Curated by design critic Hugo Macdonald, the works of over twenty-five diverse British makers will be on show in Harewood House; from fashion, textiles, woodwork, glass, metalwork, furniture, papercraft and lacquer.


Crafting Patterns

Full-day workshop (10.30am – 2.00pm)
Suitable for KS2 – KS4
£8 per pupil (including full-day admission to the whole site)

Work with artist Harriet Lawton to explore the collections, gardens and birds of Harewood House through the eyes of a designer. This is a practical day for pupils to learn new art skills and create a a piece of craft inspired by Harewood using printmaking and textiles.


Salvaged Sketchbooks
1 hour workshop
Suitable for KS1-4
£6.50 per pupil (including full-day admission to the whole site)
Create your own sketchbook, using traditional book-binding techniques and salvaged papers to stay environmentally friendly!  Use your sketchbook to collect drawings and notes of your time at Harewood and keep as a souvenir.



  • Kathryn Welford
    Learning Manager
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