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Curriculum Enrichment

Educational visits

At Holy Cross, our broad and balanced curriculum is enriched by first-hand experiences through a broad range of educational visits. These visits are linked to the themes being taught in each year group and enhance learning. Residential visits take place in both Year 5 and Year 6.

Please find below a list of the educational visits undertaken for each respective year group.


The Gruffalo trail, Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood

Sea Life Centre, Southend

A farm visit, Essex

Year 1

Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood

Story Centre, Stratford

Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne, Herts

Year 2

Epping Forest Discovery Centre

The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre) London

Year 3

Colchester Castle

Bush Fair, Harlow

The National Gallery, London

Year 4

The Chocolate Museum, Brixton

Kentwell Hall, Suffolk

Year 5

The Gibberd Garden, Harlow

Burwell House, Cambridgeshire (Residential)

Year 6

Braintree Victorian Museum

Dalguise Scotland (Residential)



Holy Cross CatholicPrimary Academy

Tracyes Road, Harlow,

Essex, CM18 6JJ

01279 424452