The Schools Department is dedicated to providing
opportunities to promote students' spiritual, moral, social and
cultural development through curriculum-based programmes with a
special emphasis on the Christian faith; we have recently received
the Sandford Award for heritage education.
We offer a
number of educational programmes to suit various age groups; most of
these last a whole day. Residential visits offer far greater scope
for planning an unhurried programme and we can tailor - make a
package to suit the needs of your students.
Most of the programmes can be adapted for small groups of special
Introduction to the Team
|Brother Robert OGS, the Pastor for
Schools, leads an established team of experienced and
qualified teachers including
- an Early Years specialist
- Primary and Secondary specialists
The Schools Department is normally staffed
from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Call us on
01328 824205 or email:
Brigid Harrison, the Schools Administrator, will be pleased
to give advice and will help you to arrange a visit that
will be both memorable and worthwhile.
Click here to download the Schools' Department Brochure - an overview of its work.
For a report by Br Robert on
the Teacher Training Weekend held at the Shrine in February
2014 - see
Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham provides
curriculum-based education programmes aimed at enhancing
pupils' classroom studies of moral, spiritual and cultural
issues and encouraging them to open their minds to all
aspects of the world around them."
Susanna Smart, Lead Judge, The Sandford Awards for Heritage
Full Day programmes usually begin at 10.30 am
and finish at either 2.30 or 3.00 pm.
Click here to
go to the Schools Programmes' page
Resources for Students
special fact file can be downloaded and the
material used when preparing a group for a visit
Pilgrims & Pilgrimages -
to the Shrine of
Our Lady of Walsingham - The History of
Pilgrimage to Walsingham and an outline of
modern Christian pilgrimage at today's Anglican
Shrine. 12 pages of information including the
story of Walsingham, the history of the Priory,
the history of the present day Anglican Shrine
and the Holy Well.
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size 665k (illustrated.)
Additional resources can be found on the Schools
Resources page of this website
The Schools Department aims to:
- Offer a professional service to schools, churches
and the community through high quality resources,
learning opportunities and liaison.
- Work with teachers, advisors and other professionals
towards a common goal of excellence in Religious
Education and throughout the whole curriculum
- Promote pilgrimage, for all, to the Shrine of Our
Lady of Walsingham.
- Develop Walsingham as an exciting, valuable
educational resource for all.