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 horizontal memorial to author Margaret Cavendish within Westminster Abbey.

A-Level English Masterclass Shakespeare’s Sisters

Join Helen Hackett, Professor of English Literature at UCL, as she presents a recorded 45-minute lecture exploring women writers, some from as early as Shakespeare’s time, waiting to be discovered in Westminster Abbey.

Students can then submit questions which will be posted to Helen at a live online Q&A at 14:00 on Wednesday 20th March 2024.

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