Heritage and Arts Education Services

In this section you will find

Links to Heritage and Arts Education services in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a county steeped in culture and supporting cultural education in schools is a network of heritage and arts organisations and a pool of experienced cultural educators available to deliver high quality sessions to students and teacher.

There are 21 organisations listed offering workshops, performances, outreach and expertise to schools to enrich pupils learning and support the National Curriculum. Follow the link to the organisation's own website or use the contact details provided to find out more about their current offer.

The Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre itself offers bespoke sessions that can be delivered in school or in a visit to the archives in Chippenham. We also offere teacher CPD sessions - in school or at the History Centre - and can produce teacher and classroom resources to meet your curriculum needs.


Teacher resources and CPD offered by Heritage and Arts organisations in Wiltshire

Free Prehistory CPD based on Stonehenge World Heritage Site, available at your school

Free First World War Homefront CPD available at your school, contact Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre for further details 01249 705500 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">

History National Curriculum resources

These information sheets support teacher's planning for the new History National Curriculum. Each sheet provides information about Wiltshire at that time, places to visit with your class, workshops and outreach available and online resources.

Stone Age Wiltshire (Neolithic and Bronze Ages)

Iron Age Wiltshire

Roman Wiltshire

Anglo-Saxon Wiltshire

Vikings and Anglo-Saxons

Tudor Wiltshire

Victorian Wiltshire

20th century Wiltshire

Historic Environment Record Guide


Arts Award Adviser Training is available for anyone working with young people. Through Arts Award young people gain a nationally recognised qualification, assisting them when progressing to further education and employment. More details of courses taking place at Salisbury Playhouse here.

Arts Award Surgeries for Advisers are also available at Salisbury Playhouse and Create Studios, Swindon. More details here.