Virtual Secondary Schools

We aim to offer educational groups engaging and fun learning experiences. 

The Museum offers a number of tailored virtual opportunities for Secondary Schools aimed at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

All sessions are free and must be booked in advance. 

For Key Stage 3 and 4 enquiries, please contact Anna Leppänen (Learning, Communications and Engagement Officer) on

For Key Stage 5 enquiries, please contact


Virtual Lapworth Museum Tour (KS3, KS4, KS5)

Engage your students with the wonders of geology and hear some fascinating stories from the Lapworth Museum. A worksheet can be send to each group beforehand to complete after or during the tour.

The virtual tour can be tailored to each group’s requirements and can focus on:

  • Plate Tectonics and Hazards
  • Fossilisation and Evolution
  • The Midlands Journey through Geological Time
  • Rocks and Minerals

Explore the Earth Sciences (Upper KS4, KS5)

This session includes a fantastic virtual tour of the Lapworth Museum of Geology followed by an interactive session with an academic from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences around one of the following topics:

  • Plate Tectonics
  • Volcanic and Seismic Hazards
  • Climate Change
  • Evolution and Biodiversity
  • Fluvial Processes
  • Glaciation and Geomorphology