Welcome to our education area

The Cathedral of St Chad offers educational visits for schools that are usually preparing for Confirmation. Visits are available every weekday morning; working around a busy Cathedral diary, in which you’re invited to tour parts of the Cathedral rarely seen by the public. You will be in the company of our very knowledgeable volunteer team of guides

When you visit you’re welcome to attend the Mass at 12.15pm, during which the children can act as altar servers, if experienced, and to participate in the offertory procession. If you are staying for lunch after Mass you will be taken down to the Crypt – tea and coffee is provided for the adults of your group. A gift shop facility is also available if required. Arrangements can be made for your staff to manage the shop or, on certain days of the week a volunteer will be happy to help you.

The cost of a school visit this coming year will be a minimum charge of £90 (for up to 30 pupils) or £3.00 per child (for groups of 31 or more pupils). Please note that schools which double-up with another school on the same day will be subject to the above costing also. 

For further details use the downloadable booking form, or please call 0121 230 6215 or email

Risk Assessment and Timetable 2024

Activity Sheets:

St Bernadette Power Point Presentation
St Bernadette Information Sheet
St Bernadette Colouring Sheet
St Bernadette – Prayer of Reflection
Lets talk Relics Worksheet

Easter-Story-Colouring (2)
Easter Story with Colouring Pages KS1
KS1 Easter Story Worksheet
Easter Story Worksheet Y1
Y6 Fruits of the Holy Spirit Activity Sheet
Y6 My Confirmation Prayer writing activity
Y6 My Confirmation Promise writing activity
Y6 My Confirmation Window Design and Colour Activity Sheet
Y6 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Activity Sheet
What is a Coat of Arms Activity Sheet
Y6 Confirmation Words, Symbols and Scripture
Y6 Baptism to Confirmation Window Design
Things to see at St Chads with activities
Y3 Baptism to First Holy Communion window design
Y3 Communion Prayer Writing Activity
God’s Love Worksheet
My Coat of Arms Activity Sheet
Stained Glass Window Activity Sheet
The Seven Sacraments explained
The 7 Sacraments Activity Sheet
Things to see at St Chad’s Cathedral including a Confirmation Quiz
Pipe Organ Colouring Page KS1
Liturgical Vestments KS1
Liturgical Vestments Explained
Archbishop’s Vestments

Teacher Information Pack

Feedback Form 2021-22

Stations of the Cross

Your Visit to the Cathedral of St Chad

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