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Small group of boys and girls standing at the foot of the Eleanor Cross

A local cross tells a big story

Year 3 students at Geddington Primary School, Northamptonshire study a local monument and how it relates to our island story.

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Uncovering streetscapes

Streetscapes provide a host of hidden avenues for learning. On the doorstep, free to visit and with scope for inspiring activities across the curriculum - what are you waiting for?


House on top of tall, narrow plinth

Unforgettable lessons: overview

Engaging Places network projects show schools and cultural organisations enhancing the curriculum by working together.

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Engaging Places research

Presenting research that assesses the supply and demand of built environment education in schools throughout England.

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