You are always welcome to visit the Strike School:

The Strike School is always publicly accessible to visitors: at anytime of the day, on any day of your choosing.

Until very recently a key to gain access hung at the neighbouring bungalow, but due to circumstances beyond our control this has had to change.

You can now obtain the key at the Burston Crown Inn opposite the church at the nearby crossroads.

To the left of the entrance door of the pub, you will find a small black box fixed to the wall and inside the key.
After letting yourself in, and after spending whatever time you require, please lock up the school on exiting and return the key.

If you have any issue locating the key please ask inside at the bar.

Should anyone in your group find the step up into the entrance difficult, or are a wheelchair user, then there is a portable ramp just inside the entrance which can be used.

There are two toilets in the back section of the school, though unfortunately due to the age of the building, neither are wheelchair accessible.

Occasionally larger organised groups do visit for talks and should you happen to visit when one is in progress, the trustees do sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Strike School was built by public subscription, and for over 100 years has been maintained through public donations. Inside the school, and next to the merchandise table, is a donation box where any contribution would be gratefully received.

Finally, do please find a moment to write in the visitor’s book that sits on top of Annie Higdon’s desk.
Thank you for visiting.


Talks: It is also possible to arrange for a trustee or for Violet Potter’s niece Anne. May to visit your group or organisation to talk about the School Strike. Also, for media organisations comment and copy can also be provided.

If you are part of a group that would like to visit the school or be visited by Ann please email her directly at but for any other request please contact the trustees  through our contacts page.