Learn > Adults


We offer tours and classes for adults throughout the year, plus special talks, walks and workshops.

Introduction to the Archives

Suitable for history students and available for schools, colleges and university groups, this session offers an introduction to the archive collections held at Greenwich Heritage Centre and how to use them. Free for schools, colleges and universities within the borough of Greenwich or £40 for those outside the borough.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Greenwich Heritage Centre offers guided sessions for students learning English as an additional language. The sessions are based on Victorian clothing and cleaning methods, allowing students to develop:
•    speaking and listening skills
•    knowledge of everyday life in Victorian Britain
•    confidence in communicating outside of the classroom

Sessions are free for schools and colleges within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Language reinforcement activities are provided throughout.

Guided Tours of Charlton House

Learn about one of the best surviving examples of Jacobean architecture, those who called it home and how it has been used over its 400 year history. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and cost £55 per group. For bookings and further information, please contact email office@rght.org.uk. 

Museum Education and Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Thursday 2nd March 2017

10am - 4pm


Greenwich Heritage Centre, part of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, is the museum and archive for the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Its is located on Royal Arsenal Riverside,

Woolwich. Find us at https://www.greenwichheritage.org/visit/greenwichheritagecentre


This course will enable you to:

  • Be aware of the range of SEND in mainstream schools and how needs are
  • identified and monitored.
  • Learn how different learning needs may be supported during a school trip.
  • Discuss an issue or problem from your own experiences or organisation.
  • Identify resources to help with the planning and delivery of school sessions.


John Galloway is a specialist in the use of technology to improve educational inclusion, particularly for children and young people with special educational needs. He works for Tower Hamlets as an Advisory Teacher, and also as a freelance consultant, trainer and writer. John has presented at conferences across the UK and internationally and is a published writer, most recently coauthoring ‘Learning with Mobile and Handheld Technologies’ – winner of Best Book in the 2015 Technology and Innovation Awards.


  • 10:00 Registration
  • 10:15 Overview of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in schools.
  • 11:15 Coffee
  • 11:30 Multisensory
  • learning
  • Differentiation
  • What to ask teachers in preparation for a visit
  • 12:30 Lunch break (not provided*)
  • 13:30 Action Learning – Design a differentiated, selfdirected
  • gallery activity
  • 14:45 Coffee
  • 15:00 Case studies
  • 15:30 Resources
  • 16:00 End


On the day, please bring a laptop, packed lunch and a question or issue that you would like to discuss.


Spaces are limited and cost £20 per person. To book, please contact Learning Officer,

Kayleigh Edun at kayleigh@rght.org.uk

*You are welcome to bring a packed lunch along with you, alternatively there is a cafe, a Tesco and a M&S Food located on site.

Contact us

If you are interested in volunteering, hiring our spaces or making a donation, or you would like to speak to someone from the Trust, Greenwich Heritage Centre or Charlton House and Assembly Rooms, please use the contact form and add the subject to your email. We aim to respond to enquiries within a week. Please bear with us as the Trust is managed with minimum staff and has to prioritise visits in person or on the phone.