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FREE Education Resources

Here at Tatton Park, we take our role in supporting and enriching learning for young people very seriously. We are working towards having a vast range of free education resources available on this area of our website for anyone to use. Keep checking back to see what's new!

Education at Tatton Park

Social Stories

We appreciate that visiting a large site like Tatton Park can be a little overwhelming, especially for those who may find new environments daunting. We have developed a number of 'Social Stories', which explain what you can expect from a visit along with a selection of helpful photographs. We recommend that children are shown these in advance of their visit, so that they are better prepared for the day.

Download our Mansion Social Story (PDF, 694KB)

Download our Old Hall Social Story (PDF, 700KB)

Download our Farm Social Story (PDF, 822KB)

Healthy Eating

We understand that Healthy Eating is an important part of the school curriculum and we have produced this resource pack as a starting point for teachers. It contains lots of important information, suggested activities and links to a range of documents that support lesson planning. 

Please note that we will be offering 'Field to Fork' themed workshops on site from September 2018, which link to the key themes in this document and extend learning outside the classroom. 

Download our Healthy Eating information and activity pack (PDF, 1984KB)

Download additional documents to support the activity pack (PDF, 1340KB)

6 Week STEM Club - The Farmyard

As part of our commitment to supporting STEM education, we have produced this 6 Week STEM club resource. This content is intended for KS2 and is themed around the farmyard. It can be used for either curriculum science lessons, or for an after school club. 

Download our 6 Week STEM club resource (PDF, 612KB)

The Vikings

This resource pack is useful for any teachers studying the Vikings, but can also be used as pre or post visit support for Tatton Park's living history days at the Old Hall and Farm

Download our Viking information pack (PDF,1.50MB)

World War One

'Tatton to the Trenches' is a comprehensive resource pack for teachers, which supports learning about World War One and the local area. Many Tatton employees, from footmen to foresters, volunteered to fight in the trenches. Explore the experience of Tatton soldiers during the Great War. Why did they join up to fight? Where did they serve? Learn about the life of a British soldier in the trenches. What sort of jobs did they have? What did they wear and what did they eat? Find out about the medals they were given and why. Learn more about women’s contribution to the war effort and about the forgotten wartime refugees in Cheshire.

Download our 'Tatton to the Trenches' resource pack (PDF, 5.95MB)

In an important year of commemoration, we are sharing resources produced by 'Cheshire East Reflects', which you can use in the classroom and share with us to play your part in remembrance. 

Download 'design your own banner' and 'create your own telegram' worksheets (PDF, 120KB)

Download 'a care package for the future' worksheet (PDF, 187KB)

Download 'a letter to Arthur' worksheet (PDF, 222KB)