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Key Stage 3-4

Pupils in the CathedralWe can offer Secondary pupils visits which focus on the life of Christ, Cathedral Life, Pilgrimage, the Reformation, or Christ Church and the Victorians. We also offer pupils a unique chance to interview and interact with one of our theologians or Canons.

Grill a Canon

Come and meet one of our senior cathedral clergy.  This is your chance to ask them exactly what they think about ... well, anything you want!

This visit includes a half hour guided tour of the Cathedral and a Question and Answer session.  The visit lasts in total around an hour and a half.  You may like to think about possible questions beforehand. 

This visit depends on the availability of our clergy, so please book as far in advance as possible.

The Curriculum

This visit is very flexible in the way it ties into the KS3-4 RE and GCSE syllabuses, offering possibilities of covering the following:

- Study of Christianity

- A religious community of local significance

The Sub Dean - Photo RW

- Beliefs and concepts

- Global issues, rights and responsibilities and how this is impacted by faith

- Identity and belonging to a faith community

- Meaning, purpose and truth; the ultimate questions of life

- Values and commitments in faith-based living

Feedback from schools

 ‘The grilling and tour were excellent- would love to bring a bigger group next year.’ RE teacher, Oxford.


  • Our school visits carry a minimum charge of £40 including VAT but the Cathedral Education department only serves pupils in full-time UK education settings.
  • Our standard charge for Secondary schools and Sixth forms, for a morning or afternoon session, is £4.00 per pupil, including VAT
  • Accompanying adults are free

Practical Information for Schools

To book a visit, please contact Jackie Holderness, Cathedral Education Officer

Telephone 01865 286003 or

Please allow at least four weeks before you intend to visit. If you would like to arrange a pre-visit, please contact us on the above email or telephone number. 

There is unfortunately no parking at Christ Church, but it is possible to drop off pupils outside the College.  The nearest place for coaches to park is the local Park and Ride.





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