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Royal Highland Show 2015

The Royal Highland Show 2015 will be held from June 18th - 22nd and RHET will be welcoming school groups on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th.

The details of the education programme at the Royal Highland Show 2015 are still being confirmed and will be up on this page by the beginning of March.

Booking for the show

In 2014 the show fee was £34.00 (this price may change in 2015) a group of up to 33 pupils to attend the show on the Thursday or Friday. This includes accompanying adults on the below ratios:

Nursery (aged 3-5) = 1:2 

Primary - P1/P2 = 1:4   
P3/P4 = 1:6   
P5/P6/P7 = 1:8 
Secondary - 1:10

Additional Support for Learning 1:1, dependant on the need.

ny additional adults would pay for tickets on the day, at the gate or, an 'early-bird' offer may available on the RHS website, with tickets at a reduced price for advance purchases.

Teachers can use RHET to book into the show and have their own agenda on arrival. Or they can take advantage of what RHET and the RHS offer school groups.

Tour Stewards

Schools can also request a FREE tour steward to show their group around the Show. Stewards can give informative tours and make sure groups arrive at their booked activity stations on time.

Eating Areas

There are many 'food courts' around the showground, all marked on the map.
When the sun shines it can be nice to sit on the grass by the clock tower which overlooks the Main Ring. Alternatively, cover can be taken within the grandstand, which also has a view over the Main Ring. This has nearly 1800 seats and is free to all to access however, this can be particularly busy if a popular event is on in the Main Ring.

General Public

The RHET Children's Discovery Centre is open to the general public on all four days of the show from 9.30am - 5pm each day.

School groups can book in for sessions on the Thursday & Friday of the Show when the centre can be extremely busy. However where there is a gap in groups the public can particpate in activities. Many will have a sign-up list available to other showgoers
with a time to come back and take part!

The sign-up lists are also available over the weekend where we have no school groups booked in.

As usual we will have the toy farm which is a firm favourite with youngsters year after year, and some parents too!

Buggy Parks are available to parents whose children are participating, to leave the gang-way free to pass through between each of the activities.

RHET's Children's Discovery Centre and Curriculum for excellence

The diagram below shows how the activities in the Children's Discovery Centre can directly contribute to Curriculum for Excellence aims:

If you have any questions regarding the Royal Highland Show 2015 please call the RHET office on 0131 335 6227.