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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse


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Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
111 reviews


Excellent
 
84%

Very Good
 
16%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

The experience for the children was thoroughly enjoyable and educational. Their follow up work was of a high quality. Brought History to life (June 2021 - Primary School)




A well organised and run day learning about life in Neolithic Britain. (June 2021 - Primary School)




excellent (June 2021)




The trip was fantastic! We were looked after very well by the staff of the Gressenhal Workhouse. All the children learnt something new, took part in all activities with enthusiasm and joy. (December 2020 - Primary School)




Brilliant day, led by wonderful, lovely creative museum staff. Children had such a great day. Thank you! (March 2020 - Primary School)




A lovely museum that is well-thought out and uses technology ingeniously to make the experience come to life. The staff are friendly and very helpful. (March 2020 - Primary School)




(March 2020 - Primary School)




Great day, children all thoroughly enjoyed the 4 activities. They were well planned and delivered. (March 2020 - Primary School)




Brilliant day (March 2020 - Primary School)




We had a fantastic day here. It was all very well organised with the children led around to each of their activities. The activities were well pitched so the children remained engaged throughout. We took both KS1 and KS2 so the activities were also differentiated accordingly. (March 2020 - Primary School)




A great visit. The people leading groups in role were great. Children loved it (March 2020 - Primary School)




Fabulous day with super instruction. Gressenhall staff were welcoming and had targeted activities to the childrens needs (March 2020 - Primary School)




(February 2020 - Primary School)




A great educational visit. Pupils where engaged due to the structure, organisation and passion of the provider of the day. (February 2020 - Secondary School)




(February 2020 - Primary School & Secondary School)




Excellent! (February 2020 - Primary School)




Well organised activities, age appropriate and our children really enjoyed them. Gave the children lots of ideas for their writing when we returned. (January 2020 - Primary School)




(January 2020 - Secondary School)




(January 2020 - Secondary School)




Really good visit, very informative (January 2020 - Secondary School)




(January 2020 - Primary School)




(January 2020 - Primary School)




The trip was excellent and the students learnt a valuable lesson about the Victorian era and life in the workhouse. The staff were well organised and the students were fully engaged. (January 2020 - Secondary School)




The staff and venue were excellent. The structure of the day was very well planned and the staff were very entertaining. while delivering an insight of what Victorian life was like. The children were engaged and enjoyed their experience. (December 2019 - Primary School)




Staff were fantastic! Nothing was too much trouble. The bespoke day we had was amazing. The activities were tailored brilliantly to our pupils needs and developmental levels. Thank you (December 2019 - Primary School)




(December 2019 - Primary School)




The Victorian murder investigation had the children hooked - a great day for all. (November 2019 - Primary School)




(November 2019 - Primary School)




A very well organised event by the museum. (November 2019 - Primary School)




Brilliant characters and acitivites! (November 2019 - Primary School)




Children still buzzing about the trip today. The way the Victorian workhouse was brought to life through a narrative was excellent and will provide the children with a great scenario to write newspaper reports. (November 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent venue and impact day (November 2019 - Primary School)




(November 2019 - Primary School)




(November 2019 - Primary School)




(November 2019 - Primary School)




(October 2019 - Primary School)




(October 2019 - Primary School)




(October 2019 - Primary School)




The Stone Age Day experience was excellent. Lots of hands on activities. The pace was just right giving children enough time to try each activity but not for long enough that they lost interest. The pitch was also perfect for the year 3-5 age group. (October 2019 - Primary School)




Very well organised day. The people leading the activities are great and the day went very quickly. Would highly recommend this venue. (October 2019 - Primary School)




(October 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent day. Full on activities. Very knowledgeable staff. Children learnt a lot. (October 2019 - Primary School)




(September 2019 - Primary School)




(September 2019 - Primary School)




Great visit but some confusion over how the workshops were organised. (September 2019 - Primary School)




(September 2019 - Primary School)




(August 2019 - Primary School)




The children and adults all enjoyed their experience. (July 2019 - Primary School)




Very interesting and engaging day out (July 2019 - Primary School)




(July 2019 - Primary School)




Fantastic trip and well organised. Thank you! (July 2019 - Primary School)




(July 2019 - Primary School)




Great trip, well organised with enriching activities for the age group. (July 2019 - Primary School)




(July 2019 - Primary School)




The staff were very helpful and accommodating (July 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent for giving an insight into the Victorian way of life (June 2019 - Primary School)




(June 2019 - Primary School)




(June 2019 - Primary School)




Fantastic 'hands on' day. (June 2019 - Primary School)




Fantastic venue for a self led visit - will definitely be visiting again. Variety of independent activities. (June 2019 - Primary School)




(June 2019 - Primary School)




(June 2019 - Primary School)




Our day at Gressenhall was very informative, the children learned a lot about the Victorian poor, through storytelling by different characters in different settings, as well as having a mystery to solve. (June 2019 - Primary School)




(June 2019 - Secondary School)




Excellent activities very well organised . Would go again. (June 2019 - Primary School)




(May 2019 - Primary School)




(May 2019 - Primary School)




Super easy and an amazing provider. We love this trip! (May 2019 - Primary School)




Very useful activities and their organisation, knowledge and delivery was very good. (May 2019 - Primary School)




(May 2019 - Primary School)




(May 2019 - Secondary School)




(May 2019 - Primary School)




The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their day. We learnt lots, enjoyed the interactive learning, and enjoyed the wide variety of things to do. The staff were all very helpful and engaged well with the pupils. A lovely day was had by us all (May 2019 - Primary School)




staff dressed in character and were very tolerant of the large groupings. this trip would have been better for just one school at a time. (April 2019 - Secondary School)




Farm staff very helpful. Not very much to do on the farm after adult led activities are completed. (April 2019 - Primary School)




Great activities linked to children's learning back at school (April 2019 - Primary School)




The day was well structured and all children participated fully. Staff were sensitive to the needs of the children. (April 2019 - Primary School)




A wonderful, educational visit for my Year 1/2 class. (April 2019 - Primary School)




Children and adults enjoyed all activities. Organised very well. (March 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent activities, children really enjoyed their visit (March 2019 - Primary School)




A great hands on day for the children to experience different elements of the stone age way of living. (March 2019 - Primary School)




A fantastic venue with excellent, knowledgeable staff. (March 2019 - Primary School)




(March 2019 - Primary School)




(February 2019 - Primary School)




very informative. lots of opportunity for hands on learning. (January 2019 - Primary School)




Great venue, very helpful staff (January 2019 - Primary School)




This was a very good visit with lots of hand-on experience about Neolithic life. Children were able to use their learning in their writing and history work. Next time I will book the visit for slightly later in the topic as there was a little confusion between Mesolithic and Neolithic when we were working in class and it is good to go through chronologically. (January 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent staff - all in character. Pupils enjoyed dressing up themselves. Well thought through range of activities to meet the intended learning and the age of the pupils. (January 2019 - Primary School)




Did a day just for us1 That's what I call good! (January 2019 - Primary School)




(January 2019 - Primary School)




(January 2019 - Primary School)




A very well organised day with a good range of activities which consolidated the children’s previous learning. (January 2019 - Primary School)




A really good event. (December 2018 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




Children loved the day, it was well organised and appropriate for our age range. The immersion in Victorian life was very effective in teaching the children about history. (November 2018 - Primary School)




The staff were great and brought history to life (October 2018 - Primary School)




Great experience, really got our inquiry off to a great start. (October 2018 - Primary School)




The quality of the learning experience was excellent. The staff were knowledgeable and had excellent techniques for gaining and holding the children's attention. (September 2018 - Primary School)




An excellent bespoke day to celebrate our school's 175th birthday (September 2018 - Primary School)




(July 2018 - Primary School)




absolutely superb outing. brilliant activities, perfectly designed for reception age children. very good staff. (July 2018 - Primary School)




(July 2018 - Primary School)




A fantastic, well organised school trip which was enjoyed by all. (June 2018 - Primary School)




Excellent venue for learning about the past (June 2018 - Primary School)




excellent activities for y1 and yr pupils (May 2018 - Primary School)




(April 2018 - Secondary School)




(January 2018)




(January 2018 - Primary School)




Description

No further information has been added by this provider.

Pricing

Schools Day Events
KS R / 1 : £3.50 per child
KS 2 : £4.50 per child
KS 3 : £4.50 per child

Contact

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
Beetley
Dereham
Norfolk
NR20 4DR
LOtC

Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
111 reviews


Excellent
 
84%

Very Good
 
16%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

June 2021 - Primary School
The experience for the children was thoroughly enjoyable and educational. Their follow up work was of a high quality. Brought History to life



June 2021 - Primary School
A well organised and run day learning about life in Neolithic Britain.



June 2021
excellent



December 2020 - Primary School
The trip was fantastic! We were looked after very well by the staff of the Gressenhal Workhouse. All the children learnt something new, took part in all activities with enthusiasm and joy.



March 2020 - Primary School
Brilliant day, led by wonderful, lovely creative museum staff. Children had such a great day. Thank you!



March 2020 - Primary School
A lovely museum that is well-thought out and uses technology ingeniously to make the experience come to life. The staff are friendly and very helpful.



March 2020 - Primary School




March 2020 - Primary School
Great day, children all thoroughly enjoyed the 4 activities. They were well planned and delivered.



March 2020 - Primary School
Brilliant day



March 2020 - Primary School
We had a fantastic day here. It was all very well organised with the children led around to each of their activities. The activities were well pitched so the children remained engaged throughout. We took both KS1 and KS2 so the activities were also differentiated accordingly.



March 2020 - Primary School
A great visit. The people leading groups in role were great. Children loved it



March 2020 - Primary School
Fabulous day with super instruction. Gressenhall staff were welcoming and had targeted activities to the childrens needs



February 2020 - Primary School




February 2020 - Secondary School
A great educational visit. Pupils where engaged due to the structure, organisation and passion of the provider of the day.



February 2020 - Primary School & Secondary School




February 2020 - Primary School
Excellent!



January 2020 - Primary School
Well organised activities, age appropriate and our children really enjoyed them. Gave the children lots of ideas for their writing when we returned.



January 2020 - Secondary School




January 2020 - Secondary School




January 2020 - Secondary School
Really good visit, very informative



January 2020 - Primary School




January 2020 - Primary School




January 2020 - Secondary School
The trip was excellent and the students learnt a valuable lesson about the Victorian era and life in the workhouse. The staff were well organised and the students were fully engaged.



December 2019 - Primary School
The staff and venue were excellent. The structure of the day was very well planned and the staff were very entertaining. while delivering an insight of what Victorian life was like. The children were engaged and enjoyed their experience.



December 2019 - Primary School
Staff were fantastic! Nothing was too much trouble. The bespoke day we had was amazing. The activities were tailored brilliantly to our pupils needs and developmental levels. Thank you



December 2019 - Primary School




November 2019 - Primary School
The Victorian murder investigation had the children hooked - a great day for all.



November 2019 - Primary School




November 2019 - Primary School
A very well organised event by the museum.



November 2019 - Primary School
Brilliant characters and acitivites!



November 2019 - Primary School
Children still buzzing about the trip today. The way the Victorian workhouse was brought to life through a narrative was excellent and will provide the children with a great scenario to write newspaper reports.



November 2019 - Primary School
Excellent venue and impact day



November 2019 - Primary School




November 2019 - Primary School




November 2019 - Primary School




October 2019 - Primary School




October 2019 - Primary School




October 2019 - Primary School




October 2019 - Primary School
The Stone Age Day experience was excellent. Lots of hands on activities. The pace was just right giving children enough time to try each activity but not for long enough that they lost interest. The pitch was also perfect for the year 3-5 age group.



October 2019 - Primary School
Very well organised day. The people leading the activities are great and the day went very quickly. Would highly recommend this venue.



October 2019 - Primary School




October 2019 - Primary School
Excellent day. Full on activities. Very knowledgeable staff. Children learnt a lot.



September 2019 - Primary School




September 2019 - Primary School




September 2019 - Primary School
Great visit but some confusion over how the workshops were organised.



September 2019 - Primary School




August 2019 - Primary School




July 2019 - Primary School
The children and adults all enjoyed their experience.



July 2019 - Primary School
Very interesting and engaging day out



July 2019 - Primary School




July 2019 - Primary School
Fantastic trip and well organised. Thank you!



July 2019 - Primary School




July 2019 - Primary School
Great trip, well organised with enriching activities for the age group.



July 2019 - Primary School




July 2019 - Primary School
The staff were very helpful and accommodating



June 2019 - Primary School
Excellent for giving an insight into the Victorian way of life



June 2019 - Primary School




June 2019 - Primary School




June 2019 - Primary School
Fantastic 'hands on' day.



June 2019 - Primary School
Fantastic venue for a self led visit - will definitely be visiting again. Variety of independent activities.



June 2019 - Primary School




June 2019 - Primary School




June 2019 - Primary School
Our day at Gressenhall was very informative, the children learned a lot about the Victorian poor, through storytelling by different characters in different settings, as well as having a mystery to solve.



June 2019 - Secondary School




June 2019 - Primary School
Excellent activities very well organised . Would go again.



May 2019 - Primary School




May 2019 - Primary School




May 2019 - Primary School
Super easy and an amazing provider. We love this trip!



May 2019 - Primary School
Very useful activities and their organisation, knowledge and delivery was very good.



May 2019 - Primary School




May 2019 - Secondary School




May 2019 - Primary School




May 2019 - Primary School
The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their day. We learnt lots, enjoyed the interactive learning, and enjoyed the wide variety of things to do. The staff were all very helpful and engaged well with the pupils. A lovely day was had by us all



April 2019 - Secondary School
staff dressed in character and were very tolerant of the large groupings. this trip would have been better for just one school at a time.



April 2019 - Primary School
Farm staff very helpful. Not very much to do on the farm after adult led activities are completed.



April 2019 - Primary School
Great activities linked to children's learning back at school



April 2019 - Primary School
The day was well structured and all children participated fully. Staff were sensitive to the needs of the children.



April 2019 - Primary School
A wonderful, educational visit for my Year 1/2 class.



March 2019 - Primary School
Children and adults enjoyed all activities. Organised very well.



March 2019 - Primary School
Excellent activities, children really enjoyed their visit



March 2019 - Primary School
A great hands on day for the children to experience different elements of the stone age way of living.



March 2019 - Primary School
A fantastic venue with excellent, knowledgeable staff.



March 2019 - Primary School




February 2019 - Primary School




January 2019 - Primary School
very informative. lots of opportunity for hands on learning.



January 2019 - Primary School
Great venue, very helpful staff



January 2019 - Primary School
This was a very good visit with lots of hand-on experience about Neolithic life. Children were able to use their learning in their writing and history work. Next time I will book the visit for slightly later in the topic as there was a little confusion between Mesolithic and Neolithic when we were working in class and it is good to go through chronologically.



January 2019 - Primary School
Excellent staff - all in character. Pupils enjoyed dressing up themselves. Well thought through range of activities to meet the intended learning and the age of the pupils.



January 2019 - Primary School
Did a day just for us1 That's what I call good!



January 2019 - Primary School




January 2019 - Primary School




January 2019 - Primary School
A very well organised day with a good range of activities which consolidated the children’s previous learning.



December 2018 - Primary School
A really good event.



November 2018 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School
Children loved the day, it was well organised and appropriate for our age range. The immersion in Victorian life was very effective in teaching the children about history.



October 2018 - Primary School
The staff were great and brought history to life



October 2018 - Primary School
Great experience, really got our inquiry off to a great start.



September 2018 - Primary School
The quality of the learning experience was excellent. The staff were knowledgeable and had excellent techniques for gaining and holding the children's attention.



September 2018 - Primary School
An excellent bespoke day to celebrate our school's 175th birthday



July 2018 - Primary School




July 2018 - Primary School
absolutely superb outing. brilliant activities, perfectly designed for reception age children. very good staff.



July 2018 - Primary School




June 2018 - Primary School
A fantastic, well organised school trip which was enjoyed by all.



June 2018 - Primary School
Excellent venue for learning about the past



May 2018 - Primary School
excellent activities for y1 and yr pupils



April 2018 - Secondary School




January 2018




January 2018 - Primary School