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Key Stage 2: History

Uncover why Richard and George Cadbury were model Victorian employers. Compare and contrast the fascinating differences between inner city Birmingham to that of Bournville. Linked to the Key Stage 2 History.

Learn about life in Victorian Britain and discuss the different way that people lived in this learning outside of the classroom experience. The talk complements a tour of Cadbury World, which features Richard and George's vision and the heritage of the Cadbury brand.

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Bring your topic to life with our curriculum-linked talk, presented in our themed education rooms by our dedicated team. We will introduce the Victorian era with a case study of George Cadbury as famous Victorian.

We find out what happened to children from Victorian school to Victorian work, comparing this to the changing life in Bournville and the role George Cadbury and the Cadbury brothers played in changing the lives of people in Birmingham.

See real Ghanian cocoa pods as students discover the ingredients used to make chocolate and compare how this was done in Victorian England to how this is done today.

Watch exclusive video footage from inside the factory and look and feel real life chocolate moulds! A fantastic insight into how Cadbury creatively make chocolate bars in different shapes and sizes today.


Primary Curriculum – KS1: Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally; the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods (Queen Victoria); significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

KS2: A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils' chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

How to book a school visit

Enquire about a School visit and our education team will contact you within 5 working days to confirm your booking. If you would like an educational session, we recommend booking at least 3 months in advance due to the popularity of our sessions.
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