Schools and youth groups

Schools can benefit from a number of Elmbridge services including the Elmbridge Museum, countryside education, sports and the smoothie bike.

Elmbridge Museum learning services

Elmbridge Museum offers a range of learning opportunities. From discovery boxes for loan to fully tailor-made sessions to illustrate and supplement the National Curriculum and led by the Learning Officer, there is a range of services for schools and community groups.

For further information on these sessions, please contact Leisure and Cultural Services .

Countryside education

  • Forest school sessions offer learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment. Sessions link closely with the National Curriculum. Popular activities include building bug hotels and bug hunting, river studies, pond dipping, den building, natural art and practical work such as pine or balsam pulling.
  • Free outdoor sessions for the early years are delivered by a qualified Forest School Leader to enhance coordination and control, moving and handling, exploring and using media and materials, playing and exploring, understanding and developing empathy for the local environment.

For further information on these sessions or about workshops available for youth groups, please contact the countryside team.

Sports in schools

Surrey School Games

The Surrey School Games are a year round calendar of competitions and events for primary, secondary and special schools across Surrey, in which over 5,500 young people from 200 schools participate. For more information on the Surrey School Games visit the Active Surrey website.

Also see: P&G Surrey Youth Games, the largest annual sporting event in Surrey for young people of differing age groups 5 - 16 years old, ability levels and gender.

Smoothie bike

We have our very own smoothie bike to encourage school children to combine physical activity with healthy eating and drinking. The smoothie bike is a mountain bike with the addition of a blender attachment which allows the rider to make a smoothie whilst stationary on the bike. Find out how to hire the smoothie bike for your school. 

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