For students

Find out how to start your research at The National Archives and gain study skills.

Each summer, The National Archives' on site education team at Kew, London, offer young people in schools and colleges the chance to take part in a unique project that explores some of the hidden stories in our documents.

Our Study Days pair our education workshops with other activities such as crafts, talks by leading Historians or experiences with reenactors.

The most successful essays are well planned.

How to find what you are looking for at The National Archives.

What you need to consider when working with original documents.

Suggestions to help you pass with flying colours.