Schools Learning

Located in a Grade II* listed mansion house, which was Headquarters Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, Bentley Priory Museum offers a unique and inspiring learning environment for young people. Our bespoke school sessions will enhance your students learning about World War II and the Battle of Britain and support your students to develop important historical enquiry skills. Local history sessions are also available for Key Stage 2. Please select the appropriate link for more information about school visits:


Just £4 per student for a full day’s facilitation.

Booking Your Visit

All school visits must be booked in advance. To discuss booking a visit, please contact our Learning Manager, Sarah Nicol, on 020 8650 5526 ext 2005, or by email:

Important Information

Downloadable Resources

As part of our temporary exhibition, “Dowding and WWI: The Making of a Commander”, which was on display at the museum July – November 2017, we have created a downloadable resource for teachers studying World War One with their students. To view the resources, please click here.

“I would highly recommend this trip to any school studying World War II and the Battle of Britain” Year 5 Teacher