Secondary schools

Westminster Abbey is a fascinating and valuable teaching resource. Whether you visit in person or join us online for a virtual classroom session, your pupils are guaranteed to discover something interesting and memorable no matter what subject you are studying. Our experienced Learning Officers bring learning to life as you explore over a thousand years of faith and history.

Photograph of memorial to Major General Stringer Lawrence in Westminster Abbey

History Masterclass Britain’s Imperial Past and Identity, 1760-1920

Abdul Mohamud and Robin Whitburn of Justice to History present a recorded 50 minute lecture examining the contentious histories of some of the figures memorialised at Westminster Abbey. Students can then submit questions which will be posed to them at a live online Q&A at 14.30 on Wednesday 19th April 2023.

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