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Learning programme
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Contents What’s on offer?
Learning at Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands
With two unique venues Museum of London is one of the world’s largest urban history
museums. Representing a quarter of a million years of history, it cares for over 2 million
objects in its collections and holds the largest archaeological archive in Europe.

What’s on offer? 3
Gallery highlights: Museum of London 6
Coming soon: Clore Learning Centre and Galleries of Modern London 8
Gallery highlights: Museum of London Docklands 10
Session listings
Archaeology 12
Classical Studies 13
Citzenship, History & PSHE 15
Geography and Travel & Tourism 18 Museum of London overlooks the Roman Museum of London Docklands is located
RE & Citzenship 19 remains of the city wall near St Paul’s Cathedral and just a short walk from the dazzling skyscrapers of
Drama 20 tells the story of the world’s greatest city and its Canary Wharf. From Roman times to Docklands’
people from prehistoric times to the Great Fire of regeneration, this 200 year old warehouse uses
English 20 London. Our spectacular new Galleries of Modern interactive displays, recreated scenes, original
History & Citizenship 23 London will open in the summer term of 2010, artefacts and stories of trade, migration and
Videoconferencing 31 extending our displays from 1666 to the commerce to reveal the long history of London
present day. as a port.
Calendars 32
Please see gallery highlights for details of both
Planning your visit 36 FREE sessions and resources Museums and visit our websites for further
All visits, study days, sessions at your information.
school and online resources are provided by
the Museum free of charge, thanks to the
support from the Renaissance in the Regions Self-directed visits
programme. A charge is made for sessions run Teachers are able to design their own programme
by other organisations. of study at both our Museums.
Support material to help you plan your visit can be
found on our website. Lunchroom and cloakroom
facilities are available at both venues. All visits must
be booked in advance.
Please fill in the form at
www.museumoflondon.org.uk/learning

Archaeology Classical Studies Travel & Tourism Drama

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Teachers’ Network Popular features
•B
 lack History resources
Join our FREE Teachers’ Network and receive: •P
 icture Bank – pictures to download and use in
• regular e-news your work
• advance booking of sessions •R
 esource Bank – an easy-to-use index of our
• 10% discount on books at the Museum of London, growing collection of resources
Museum of London Docklands and Horniman
Museum shops Coming soon
• 50% discount on INSET • More 3D images of objects from our collections
• free and exclusive private views •R esources for SEN students
• opportunities to get involved in the development Online learning provision is improving!
of sessions and resources. We’re currently working to improve the way we
To join please visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ present learning resources online. Please bear with
teachersnetwork or email us at us during this busy time and keep an eye on our
teachersnetwork@museumoflondon.org.uk website to see the changes evolving!

Learning online Special educational needs groups


www.museumoflondon.org.uk Museum of London is a great venue for special
Use the Teachers section of our website to find out educational needs groups, with full wheelchair
about our galleries, book your visit and download access and a wide variety of interactive and multi-
teachers notes and support materials. In addition, sensory sessions for special schools, hospital schools
our website is full of resources to prepare your class and SEN units in mainstream schools. As well as
for their visit or just to use to support your lessons running activities in the Museum, we can also bring
in school. sessions to your school and run videoconferencing
New features sessions.
• Poster Maker – pupils can make a poster around a Sessions are tailored to meet the learning needs
particular theme of pupils and our staff are experienced at running
• Interactive whiteboard presentations sessions for pupils with special educational needs.
and quizzes For more information or to request the 2009/10
• Session support packs Special Educational Needs brochure please contact
our SEN Officer on 020 7814 5549 or at
sen@museumoflondon.org.uk

English Citizenship Geography Archaeology History

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Gallery highlights
Museum of London Saxon to Tudor (in Medieval London gallery)
takes you from early Saxon settlements to the
bustling capital of Tudor times. During this eventful
period London was destroyed by invaders, racked
by plague and dominated by religious and political
controversy. Learn about Anglo-Saxon life, sit in a
recreated Saxon house and consider the lives of rich
and poor people in Tudor times.

London’s Burning: The Great Fire of London 1666


Designed with simple text, eye-witness accounts
and dramatic displays of artefacts, paintings and
maps, this fascinating exhibition brings the story of
the Great Fire and the rebuilding that followed come
to life! Displays include fire-fighting equipment,
London before London tells the story of the household objects and information on how the Fire
Thames Valley and the people who lived there Court dealt with disputes during the rebuilding.
from 450,000 BC to the coming of the Romans
in AD 50. A rich gallery for supporting KS3 Roman London explores the history of Londinium
Geography, it contains interactive exhibits, models, from its founding to AD 410. Reconstructed rooms
reconstructions, maps and an IT area. and models, an original mosaic and a stunning The London’s Burning exhibition will be
collection of tools, pots, skeletons, armour, shoes London 1558-1666 charts the capital from moved into the London 1558-1666 gallery in
and other everyday objects reveal the way Roman Elizabethan times through to the ravages of the early 2010, ready for the opening of the new
Londoners lived and worked. English Civil Wars and Stuart London, before the Galleries of Modern London. This will place
Great Fire. Highlights include the copperplate map the story of the Great Fire in its correct
(a detailed picture of 16th century London), a model chronological position within the layout of
of the Rose Theatre, Cromwell’s death mask and a the Museum, helping you make clearer links
beautiful wood-panelled Stuart room. to the Stuart room sets and to the story of
the rebuilding of London after the fire.
All key objects will remain on display but
there will be some change to the layout of
the exhibition. Teachers packs will help
explain these changes, but if you are
booking for the spring or summer terms
you are encouraged to make a planning visit
in advance.

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Coming soon
Clore Learning Centre Clore Learning Centre
The new centre will enable us to offer a greater
Expanding City: 1660s – 1850s
Discover a London rebuilding itself after the
World City: 1950s – Present
Find out how the city’s population became one of
and Galleries of range of creative activities and all learning spaces devastation of the Great Fire, a city pulsing with the most diverse in the world. London’s children
Modern London will have interactive whiteboards. The e-learning life, technological advances and money-making enjoyed new-fangled toys, Bill and Ben starred on
studio will be the base for a wide range of sessions expertise. Find out how London became the Londoners’ TVs, the first Apple Mac computers
that will combine tried and tested approaches such centre of the British Empire and about the city’s appeared in their homes and London fashions
as object handling and role-play with technologies relationship with the slave trade. Encounter the shifted from Biba and Mary Quant to Alexander
such as digital cameras and camcorders, PSPs Londoners who struggled just to make a living and McQueen and Wale Adyemi. Finally, explore the
(PlayStation Portables), iPods and mobile phones. found themselves in Wellclose prison. Then wander challenges of 21st century London with a flowing
The new 230-seat theatre will be equipped for the streets of the Victorian Walk or take a stroll in River Thames interactive floating with concerns for
broadcasting and videoconferencing and will be the our recreated pleasure garden. Londoners past and present.
perfect venue for issues-based programmes inspired
by the Galleries of Modern London.
People’s City: 1850s – 1950s
Learn how East Enders endured destitution and
disease while in the West End London’s rich
enjoyed dazzling evenings in theatres, cinemas and
restaurants. Observe how the city found itself at
the heart of political campaigns and protest; from
match girls fighting for their rights and Suffragettes
Museum of London is on the brink of a new era. on hunger strike to communist and fascist groups
In September 2009 we’ll open the inspiring Clore emerging as the nation moved closer to war. War
Learning Centre, complete with e-learning studio. cast a shadow over the capital as Londoners’ lives
Then, in the summer term of 2010, we’ll launch and landscapes swung from death and destruction
the spectacular new Galleries of Modern London. to freedom and opportunity. Witness a modern
This £20 million project is just the first stage of an London for the masses; flickering with electricity,
ambitious masterplan to transform the Museum chattering with telecommunications and buzzing
which includes exciting schemes for our Roman with cars and tubes.
London gallery and Garden Court.

Galleries of Modern London Look out for the exciting new sessions
Visit Museum of London from the summer term of now in development for KS3, 4 and 5.
2010 and find out how London became the global New thematic study days will look at the
city it is today through five new galleries that impact of empire from Roman to nineteenth
will cover the entire lower floor of the Museum. and twentieth century London, crime in
These include the City Gallery, the new home for London: an investigation through time; as
the spectacular Lord Mayor’s Coach, and Inspiring well as professional skills based learning,
London, an exhibition space showcasing creativity bringing the dynamic use of technology to
inspired by the capital, plus three exciting galleries the study of history.
that will chart London’s development from the
rebuilding of the city after the Great Fire to the
issues faced by Londoners today.
The Clore Learning Centre and Galleries of Modern London have been
supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Clore Duffield Foundation, City
of London Corporation, Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and many
other donors.

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Gallery highlights
Museum of London First Port of Empire: 1840-1880
Trace the change from sail to steam during the
Docklands at War: 1938-1945
Experience an air-raid shelter, see a recreated
Docklands Industrial Revolution and find out how the docks mobile kitchen and discover over 30 personal
changed due to technological advances. stories of life in wartime Docklands.

Mudlarks
‘Mudlark’ is the name given to someone who
explores the river mud for treasures. This hands-
on gallery enhances cross-curricular learning at
Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 through exploration
and structured play. Highlights include loading and
balancing a tea clipper’s cargo, damming a river and
moving pulleys to shift cargoes.
London, Sugar & Slavery: 1600 onwards
Discover the only permanent gallery in London
to examine the city’s involvement in transatlantic
slavery. Challenge what you think you know about
the transatlantic slave trade and find out how this
terrible traffic made the London we know today.
Warehouse of the World: 1880-1939
City and River: 1800-1840 Examine some of the major commodities traded
At one time, London had the largest fleet of whalers through London with our tobacco weighing station,
in the world and this gallery examines the whaling a replica bottling vault and exhibits detailing the
trade from the Port of London. tobacco, timber, grain and sugar trades.

New Port, New City: 1945 onwards


Thames Highway: AD 43-1600 Sailortown: 1840-1850 Follow the industrial decline of the docks during
Follow the story of settlement in the early port of Venture into the dark alleyways of a Victorian street the ‘swinging sixties’ and their regeneration in
London and discover the vessels and merchants with authentic sights, sounds and smells! Pass an the 1980s, through the eyes of the developers, the
involved in overseas trade from Roman, Saxon and exotic animal emporium, chandlery and sailors’ local workforce and dockland communities.
Viking times right up to the Tudor period. lodgings then pay a visit to the Three Mariners pub.

Trade Expansion 1600-1800


Witness London’s expanding port and the growth
of mercantile wealth between the 16th and 18th
centuries. Learn about the formation of trading
companies such as the East India Company, and
take a walk down an atmospheric recreation of a
legal quay.
The Sampling Warehouse (Warehouse of the
World gallery)
Test your senses in this mini-warehouse recreation
where you can see some of the exotic goods
brought into London’s docks during the 19th and
early 20th centuries.

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Archaeology
Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London

Advanced Advanced Summer dig Archaeology


archaeology at archaeology at the Site excavation study day for all: Hidden
the Museum archive Post 16 AS/A2 Give your students the chance to
experience a real archaeological treasures of the
Post 16 AS/A2 excavation. The day will cover a site
introduction including health and safety
Thames KS3
Study day and support pack issues, and real hands-on experience
Join Museum archaeologists and of digging and finds processing.
conservators for this study day where If your school is interested in this
your students will be introduced to fantastic opportunity please call
archaeological case studies and post- Lucie Parkes on 020 7814 5772 or email
excavation interpretation, including lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk and
an opportunity to help with finds we will send you details of the date
processing and a behind the scenes and location early in the spring term.
conservation tour. Visit remains of
the Roman Fort Gate and consider its Curriculum links AQA Archaeology:
function as well as its preservation, Archaeological methods; Survey and
excavation; Post-excavation, dating and
then spend time in our prehistory and interpretation; Archaeological theme –
Roman London galleries. The day allows religion and ritual
your students to consider the public Dates and times to be confirmed
display of archaeological finds, as well
archaeological methods and techniques.

Curriculum links New AQA Archaeology


specification: Archaeological skills and Study day ‘It was a fantastic
This is an exceptional opportunity
methods; World archaeology; Introduction to
archaeological investigation for your students to join professional
opportunity for Thames foreshore fieldwork To discuss dates and to book these
and workshop
Group size 20 maximum, 2 groups per day archaeologists at the Museum of London students to develop Practise the historical enquiry skills
sessions, please call the Thames
Explorer Trust on 020 8742 0057 or at
Time 1oam – 2.30pm Archaeological Archive and Research
Dates 23 November 2009, 19 January 2010 Centre for hands-on experience of
their knowledge.’ used by an archaeologist and learn how info@thames-explorer.org.uk and
check their website at
fragments of history can build up a
archaeological techniques. Staff and AS/A2 teacher picture of the past.
www.thames-explorer.org.uk
Museum of London Specialist Services
will be on hand to guide you through
environmental processing and analysis Session 1 Fieldwork on the riverside includes
recording river features and evidence of
of plant, human and animal remains. The human use and collecting and identifying
day also includes a tour of the archive historic artefacts as evidence.
(Europe’s largest) and a visit to a local Session 2 At Museum of London learn how
working site. to identify and date artefacts and investigate
how artefacts found around the Thames help
us build up a picture of London’s settlement.
Curriculum links AQA Archaeology:
Time permitting, sessions will finish with a
Archaeological skills and methods; Survey
visit to the galleries.
and excavation; Post-excavation, dating
and interpretation Group size 30 maximum
Time 10am – 2.30pm Session costs Full day programme
(2 hours fieldwork and 2 hours indoor
Date 26 February 2010
activities) £190.00, half day programme
(2 hours fieldwork) £125.00

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Classical Studies Citizenship, History & PSHE
Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London Museum Museum
of London Docklands of London Docklands

Introducing Roman Roman London Roman civilisation Careers day London: A home Exploring diverse
London KS3 KS4 GCSE Latin/ in London KS3/4 New! from home KS3 London KS3
Classical Civilisation Post 16 AS/A2 Classical Presentation, workshop, Drama performance, gallery work,
gallery work drama and dance workshops and
Object handling, gallery work and Civilisation/Ancient Find out how your school curriculum support pack
curator talk
Use this session to inform your students’
History could relate to a career in museums!
This exciting new day comprises a
Experience four different activities on
this fun-packed day. We start with an
knowledge of Roman civilisation in presentation by a museum professional, interactive drama performance, London
Britain. The day will involve a curator-led multimedia gallery activities and a Calling, which explores the role of key
talk on Roman invasion and settlement, chance to explore different vocational black African and Caribbean Londoners
Boudicca’s revolt, archaeology, trade possibilities within a museum setting. in the development of the city. Following
and religion, and discussion of these Your students will get the chance to this you’ll spend time in the London,
topics with an expert curator. You will become either designers or curators Sugar & Slavery gallery, and experience
then take part in a workshop looking for the gallery session, and using a Bollywood dance workshop, learning
at different aspects of Roman life digital technologies they will learn how Interactive presentation and self- about its cultural significance and
and an opportunity to handle Roman different jobs can relate to the artefacts directed gallery visit having a go at a dance routine. Finally,
artefacts demonstrating the process and create their own short films. At the height of Queen Victoria’s reign, investigate themes of identity and
of Romanisation in London. You’ll also London was the centre of a massive personal struggle in a drama workshop.
spend time in the Roman London gallery Curriculum links NC PSHE: Key concepts trade empire. Sailors from around This session involves reflective
using activities provided in the support (career), Key processes (self-development, the world settled and began to make discussion, role-play and improvisation.
pack. exploration); NC Citizenship: Critical thinking London the global city that we know
and enquiry
today. In this interactive session learn Curriculum links NC History: The impact
Object handling, gallery work and Curriculum links AQA Classical Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day through time of the movement and
who came to the city and why, and how
storytelling workshop Civilisation and Latin OCR, Roman Britain Time 10am – 2.30pm settlement of diverse peoples to, from and
these different cultures have shaped the
Dates 22 March, 23 June, 5 July 2010 within the British Isles; NC Citizenship:
Explore Roman civilisation in Londinium Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day capital. Focused gallery activities will Identities and diversity – living together in
through an object handling and replica Time 10.30am – 2.30pm support the session. the UK
costume workshop. Hear the harrowing Dates 4 December 2009, 5 March, Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day
tale of Boudicca’s famous resistance 30 April 2010 Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Britain: Time 10am – 2.30pm
to Roman occupation in an interactive A diverse society?; NC History: Movement of
Dates 20 November 2009, 1 February 2010
storytelling performance then discuss people to, from and within Britain
key themes and consider the classical Advanced study day and Duration 1 hour session plus 1 hour self
sources that describe the uprising. support pack directed visit
Finally, spend time in the Roman London Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day
Led by specialist curators, this study
gallery using activities provided in the Dates Given on application to the Box
day focuses on Roman civilisation in
support pack. Office, 30 days notice required
London. The content covers Roman
religion in London, Boudicca’s revolt and
Curriculum links Cambridge Latin Course, the Romanisation of the Thames region,
Stages 13 and 14, Roman Britain including its impact on the Britons.
Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day Curator-led gallery work, an object-
Time 10.30am – 2.30pm handling workshop and an opportunity
Dates 22 September, 4 November 2009, to examine archaeological remains
18 January, 8 February, 9 March, 12 May, with a tour of the nearby Roman fort
21 June 2010
gate and amphitheatre, will give your
students hands-on experience of original
historical sources, as well as a chance to
discuss the topic with experts.

Curriculum links AQA Classical Civilisation;


OCR classics suite Ancient History and
Classical Civilisation
Time 10am – 3.10pm
Date 11 December 2009

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Citizenship, History & PSHE continued
Museum AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL
of London Docklands

Money makes the Slavery and Belonging ASBO! KS3 Black History The Suffragettes
world go around! abolition in London outreach study Anti-social behaviour in the Month outreach KS3/4
community, outreach drama
KS4 KS3 days KS3 session and support pack performance KS3/4 Outreach drama and support pack
This is a lively drama performance This interactive drama is an opportunity
Outreach drama performance, to bring a historical character into your
workshop and support pack that explores the historical and social
issue of anti-social behaviour in a classroom. With an actor playing the role
This session starts with background of Kitty Marion, hear the perspective of
large city like London. Centred around
information about the slave trade and a militant Suffragette campaigner. Kitty
historically significant Marble Arch,
the push for its abolition in London, tells of her experience of hunger strikes
the performance looks at anti-social
delivered by a Museum of London and force-feeding as well as her reasons
behaviour and the punishments issued
educator. Then meet an actor who for wanting the vote. You’ll get the
today from a range of perspectives,
will perform the role of London-based opportunity to question her, as well as to
providing a context and an interweaving
Robert Wedderburn, son of a slave and a consider the importance of voting and
comparison with London past. Your
fiery abolitionist determined to achieve playing an active part in democratic and
students will have the opportunity to
equality for his people. This interactive electoral processes.
question the actors in role, discuss the
drama will involve questioning, role-
ideas presented to them and debate the
play and discussion and is suitable Curriculum links NC History: The
outcome of the performance.
for students with or without prior development of political power from
knowledge of the slave trade. the middle ages to the 20th century; NC
Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Knowledge Citizenship: Democracy and justice
and understanding about becoming informed Drama performance and
Curriculum links NC History: The citizens; Basic aspects of the criminal justice Duration 30 minutes
development of trade, colonisation, system, how it relates to young people support pack Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit
industrialisation and technology in the The performance, London Calling, your timetable
Duration 60 minutes
British Empire; NC Citizenship: Taking celebrates the achievements of black
Workshop, drama performance, informed and responsible action Outreach days supported by a Group size 1 group of 250 maximum Dates 30 November 2009, 15 January, 23
tour and study pack African and Caribbean Londoners February, 23 March, 17 May 2010
Duration 60 minutes teachers pack Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit
Situated right by Canary Wharf, Museum your timetable through time. Three actors take
Group size 35 maximum per session, These two unique sessions were on several different roles and the
of London Docklands is the perfect site 3 groups per day inspired by a past Museum of London Dates 24 November 2009,
for your students to learn about the 3, 4 February 2010 performance is supported with an
Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit exhibition which reflected on the lives
world of finance and how it relates to your timetable
impressive audio-visual backdrop
of refugees in London and provided and soundtrack. Your students are
their lives. They’ll get to plan and budget Dates 5, 8, 9, 14, 15 October 2009, 26, moving and inspirational perspectives
for their own corporate event, meet a 27 April 2010 encouraged to get involved in the
on contemporary London and its people. performance and respond positively to
1980s speculator and learn about the
The first workshop allows you to explore its messages of individual achievement
context that created today’s financial
perceptions of refugees and listen and cultural celebration. This interactive
climate. They will then be taken on a
to some of the personal testimony show is designed to be delivered
tour of nearby Citigroup building where
collected for the exhibition. The second to whole year groups and we have
they will meet workers from the sector,
is a creative, poetry-based workshop differentiated versions for older and
experience the boardrooms and offices
that deals with the concept of identity younger students. Learning activities
and see a trading floor in action, not to
and the issues faced by refugees leaving to prepare for and follow-up the
mention the spectacular view from one
home and trying to ‘belong’ in a vast city performance are supplied in a support
of Docklands’ many gleaming towers.
like London. pack.
Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Knowledge
and understanding about becoming informed Booking ‘At your school’ sessions: Curriculum links: NC History: The impact Curriculum links NC History: The impact
citizens (the economy, role of business and through time of the movement and through time of the movement and
Please contact Lucie Parkes directly settlement of diverse peoples to, from and
financial services, global independence and on 020 7814 5772 or at settlement of diverse peoples to, from and
responsibility including sustainability); NC within the British Isles; NC Citizenship: within the British Isles; NC Citizenship:
lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk Identities and diversity – living together in
PSHE: Enterprise, capability, risk, economic identities and diversity – living together in
understanding, financial capability the UK the UK
Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day Duration 60 minutes Duration 35 minutes
Time 10.30am – 3pm Group size 1 group of 35 maximum Group size year group (80-250)
Dates 29 September 2009, 22 April, 7, Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit Times 3 sessions per day to suit
11 June 2010 your timetable
your timetable
FREE thanks to funding from Citi Dates Part 1: 12 November 2009, Part 2: 19
Dates 1, 2, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 22, 23
Foundation November 2009. Part 1: 21 May 2010, Part 2:
October 2009
28 May 2010. Part 1: 7 June 2010, Part 2:
14 June 2010

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Geography and Travel & Tourism RE & Citizenship
Museum of London Museum Museum Museum AT YOUR SCHOOL
of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands

Settlement and The regeneration Urban Travel & Tourism: Loan boxes KS3
urban growth of London’s environments Museums and
KS3 Docklands KS4 Post 16 Heritage
Guided walk, field survey and Post 16 AS/A2
gallery study*
In this popular session experience Study day and support pack
Docklands regeneration first hand with This day can form the basis of your
a guided tour of the Canary Wharf students’ work for the Travel & Tourism
area looking at new and redeveloped unit ‘Arts, Museums and Cultural
buildings. Conduct a field study of West Heritage’. They will produce a plan to
India Quay, including a case study of attract a new target market to Museum
the redevelopment of No.1 Warehouse of London Docklands. A detailed
in which the Museum is located. Back information pack will support the
in the Museum, visit the New Port, preparation for the day and the group
New City gallery to gather information work on gallery activities relating to
related to the Docklands redevelopment visitor profiles. They are then presented
and its impact on the local community. with a case study of working with a new
visitor group, followed by structured
research in the Museum towards their Faith boxes
Curriculum links OCR Geography:
Managing change in human environments, own target audience project. Each box reflects one of the six major
Geographical skills; Edexcel Geography: faiths present in London and covered by
Geographical investigations – human topics Curriculum links OCR Unit 5 (Tourist the KS3 Religious Education curriculum
Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day Interactive classroom session and Attractions), Unit 11 (The Guided Tour), Unit (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism,
Study day and support pack Time 9.45am – 3pm focused gallery work 14 (Cultural Tourism); AQA Unit 1 (Inside Buddhism and Sikhism). Each box is
Travel & Tourism), Unit 4 (Working in Travel presented from the viewpoint of a
This day uses the London before London Dates 21 September, 15 October, 20 In response to increasing demand we & Tourism); Edexcel Unit 4 (Destination
gallery to explore why the Thames Valley November, 11 December 2009, 22 January, 22 Britain), Unit 9 (Working in Travel & Tourism) particular faith group to provide a
February, 11 March, 23 April, 17 May, have redeveloped our popular GCSE
was chosen by prehistoric settlers. This snapshot of a specific London-based
17 June, 5 July 2010 session for A-level students. The two- Group size 20 maximum, 1 group per day
is followed by a gallery drama where faith community in the 21st century. The
hour session comprises an interactive Time 10am – 3pm
you will meet Tamesibuga, an Iron boxes contain objects, oral histories,
presentation plus supported time in Dates 18, 23 March 2010
Age settler in what is now Southwark. images and music, and will appeal to
the Museum’s New Port, New City
Discover how her family live and the different learning styles. Support notes
gallery where the story of Canary Wharf
role of the river in their lives, then are provided for use in your classroom.
can be traced in detail. Your students
investigate the urban growth of London are encouraged to use the rest of the
through the Roman and medieval day for a tour of the West India Quay Curriculum links NC Religious Education:
periods. This session involves gallery Faith communities; NC Citizenship KS3:
area or to use the DLR to see more of The diversity of national, regional,
drama, a curator-led tour and discussion, the Isle of Dogs or the Olympics 2012 religious and ethnic identities in the
a map and object workshop and a trail development*. United Kingdom and the need for mutual
through the galleries. respect and understanding
Curriculum links OCR Geography:
Curriculum links: NC Geography: Physical * Post 16 teachers may be interested in To book a box please contact Lucie
Managing change in human environments;
and human processes, understanding how the Urban environments day, tailored Parkes, Secondary Schools Officer
Edexcel Geography: Geographical
sequences of events and activities in the to the new A-level specifications. on 020 7814 5772 or at
investigations – human topics
physical and human worlds lead to change in lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk
Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day
places, landscapes and societies
Times 10.15am – 1.15pm, 12-2.45pm
Group size: 35 maximum, 2 groups per day
Dates Given on application to the Box
Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm Office, 30 days notice required
Dates: 26, 27 November 2009, 5, 9 February,
1, 2 March, 14, 17 May 2010 * Tours are self-guided, or can be
booked subject to availability.

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Drama English
Museum Museum of London Museum Museum Museum
of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands

Drama and Theatre Chaucer in context A Christmas Carol Prose before 1914 Dickens in context
Studies day Post 16 AS/A2 KS3 KS4 KS4 Post 16 AS/A2
Drama performance, workshop, Drama performance, workshop
support pack and gallery work and support pack
This interactive performance interprets The drama explores poverty, child labour,
Dickens’ traditional text in a clear and the impact of the Industrial Revolution
entertaining way for KS3 students. and rise of the middle classes – themes
Learn how the Victorians celebrated that underpin many of Dickens’ novels.
Christmas and be taken on a tour It will help your students contextualise
around Sailortown (a reconstruction Dickens’ work and relate to any Dickens
of 19th riverside Wapping) in order to set text. The programme also includes
get a real feel for the sights and smells independent research in the Victorian
of Dickensian London. Students then sections of the new Galleries of Modern
explore our City and River and First London and a quotation workshop
Port of Empire galleries with a fun-filled focusing on textual analysis and object-
Dickensian Christmas trail. handling. The workshop can be adapted
for a range of set texts, so please let us
Curriculum links NC English: Texts that know your preference when booking.
enable pupils to understand the appeal and
importance over time of texts from English Curriculum links AQA English Literature
literary heritage
Drama performance, workshop Spec A & B; Edexcel English Literature; OCR
Drama performance, workshop, Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day and gallery work English Literature
support pack and gallery work Time 10.30am – 2.30pm This study day combines a variety of Group size 20 maximum, 3 groups per day
Meet Harry Bailey, owner of the Tabard Dates 1, 3, 4 December 2009 activities that will appeal to different Time 10am – 2.30pm
Inn, where the pilgrims started their learning styles. Investigate the Victorian Dates 3, 9, 24 February 2010
journey to Canterbury in an interactive galleries with focused activities;
drama performance. Take part in a examine, handle and debate key sources
workshop that provides an introduction and artefacts; and meet a 19th century
to Chaucer’s London using actual drama character. The day could provide
medieval artefacts and quotations from the stimulus for a creative writing
‘The Prologue’ to the tales as the basis coursework option; or support the study
of investigation. This study day has been of a pre-20th century prose text such
designed to broaden your students’ as Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde or a crime
knowledge of the context in which fiction short story.
Chaucer wrote his tales, in order to
enhance and inspire greater knowledge Curriculum links OCR AS/A Level GCE
Performance workshops, support pack and focused and understanding of the text. It is not English Lit: changing texts
gallery time tale-specific. Group size 30 maximum, 3 groups per day
This innovative day is designed to assist your students in Time 10.45am – 2.45pm
devising their own piece of site specific theatre. Comprising Curriculum links AQA English Literature Dates 22 October 2009, 24 March 2010
a performance workshop led by a theatre director and former Spec A & B; Edexcel English Literature; OCR
A-level teacher, gallery exploration time and a development English Literature
workshop, they will be encouraged to draw on techniques of Group size 20 maximum, 3 groups per day
leading theatrical practitioners and forms to connect stimulus Time 10.30am – 2.30pm
material to the creation of an original piece of theatre. Themes Dates 3 November 2009, 13, 27 January,
could include slavery, the life of the Thames, crime and the 1, 25 February, 30 March 2010
river, the 1889 Dock Strike or journeys – or others inspired by
the extensive galleries.

Curriculum links AQA GCE Drama and Theatre Studies


Group size 35 maximum, 1 group per day
Time 10.30am – 2.30pm
Dates Given on application to the Box Office, 30 days notice required

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English History & Citizenship
Museum AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL Museum of London Museum of London
of London Docklands

Christmas Carol in London diarists Chaucer in context Tudor London Medieval London
context KS4/5 KS3 Post 16 AS/A2 study day KS3 study day KS3
Literacy session and support pack
Object handling, drama
This session begins with a drama
performance and workshop,
performance exploring the writings
gallery work and support pack
of historical London diarists including
In ‘An audience with Henry VIII’ meet
Samuel Pepys, Queen Victoria and a
the imposing Tudor monarch. This
young boy experiencing the Blitz. It
exciting role-play session will help your
focuses on the character and technique
students explore the complex issues
demonstrated in their diaries which your
surrounding Henry’s break with the
students will examine and discuss. They
Church through drama, questioning and
will then use this knowledge to plan
discussion. The second session of day
and create their own piece of writing,
encourages them to find out what life
developing the literacy skills involved in
was like in Tudor London by handling
diary writing, as well as speaking
original objects from the Museum’s
and listening.
collection. They will then work through
activities supplied in the support pack
Curriculum links NC English: Writing –
varied linguistic and literary techniques in the Tudor section of the Medieval
London gallery.
Time 2/3 sessions per day to suit your
Drama performance, workshop, timetable
support pack and gallery work Dates 16 November 2009, 11 March, 12 May, Drama session and support pack
Curriculum links NC History: The
development of political power from the
Object handling, gallery drama, Do you teach the
22 June, 7 July 2010 gallery work and support pack
Due to popular demand we have Meet Harry Bailey, the owner of the Middle Ages. Aspects of local history and
Investigate the structure of medieval
Romans? If so check our
adapted our Dickens in context Tabard Inn, where the pilgrims start their how they relate to a broader historical
performance to relate specifically to journey to Canterbury. Be introduced context society in an interactive workshop, using Classical Studies section
original objects from the Museum’s
‘A Christmas Carol’. Your students to Chaucer’s London and the language Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day.
Please note that your allotted gallery visit collection. Then, in a second session,
for sessions suitable for
will meet Charles Dickens and a of Chaucer’s poetry which will help
character from this ghostly festive set this work in its historical context.
may be before or after your session time. gain a fascinating insight into the Black KS3 classes.
tale. The performance will help them Time 10.30am – 2.30pm Death with a gallery drama where the
The performance has been designed to
contextualise this work as well as Dates 25, 26 January, 22 February 2010 causes, effects and aftermath of this
broaden knowledge of Chaucer’s life and
explore themes that underpin many terrible disease are dramatically brought
writing and is not tale-specific.
of Dickens’ novels. The day includes a to life in the person of innkeeper Harry
quotation workshop focusing on textual Bailey. You’ll then have the opportunity
Curriculum links AQA English Literature
analysis of ‘A Christmas Carol’ and the to work through learning activities
Spec A & B; Edexcel English Literature; OCR
chance to explore its context through English Literature supplied in the support pack in our
handling 19th century objects. They will Times AM or PM slot to suit your timetable Medieval London gallery.
then carry out independent research Dates 19, 22 March 2010
in the Victorian sections of the new Curriculum links NC History: The way in
Galleries of Modern London. which the lives, beliefs, ideas and attitudes
Booking ‘At your school’ sessions: of people in Britain have changed over time.
Please contact Lucie Parkes directly Aspects of local history and how they relate
Curriculum links GCSE AQA and on 020 7814 5772 or at to a broader historical context
Edexcel English lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day
Group size 30 maximum, 3 groups per day Time 10am – 2.30pm
Time 11am – 2.30pm Dates 17, 18 November 2009, 21 January,
Dates 24 November, 9, 10 December 2009 10, 11 February, 15, 16 March, 18, 19 May 2010

‘Focused and lively,


making close links to the
text in both modern and
middle English.’
Christ the King School

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Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London Museum of London

The Great Fire and Countdown to The impact of Hands-on Crime in London:
Stuart London conflict: The empire KS3 NEW! history: Applying An investigation
study day KS3 English Civil War historical skills through time
KS3 in a professional KS4 NEW!
Gallery drama, workshop and context
debate, gallery work and support
pack Post 16 AS/A2 NEW!
Through a mixture of drama, source This new study day is designed to
investigation and debate, experience provide your students with an insight
the bitterness surrounding the English into how their historical skills can be
Civil War, concentrating on the causes used in a professional capacity and help
of the conflict. Let our Royalist and to develop skills in historical analysis,
Parliamentarian characters share their evaluation and interpretation. The day
views on why the war began through starts with a talk from a Museum curator
their personal plight and form your own about using artefacts as evidence and
opinion in order to debate which side what their job involves. They will then
was 'in the right'. You will also get the get the chance to curate their own
chance to explore our London 1558-1666 virtual exhibition based on a specific
gallery using activities supplied in the enquiry. They can explore the galleries
Book now to be a part of the selecting evidence in order to create an
support pack.
exciting pilot run of this study day exhibition using digital technology in
Gallery drama, workshop and using the new Galleries of Modern our e-learning studio.
Curriculum links NC History: The
gallery work development of political power from the
London!
This exciting new session combines Middle Ages; NC Citizenship: Advocacy and The day focuses on the theme of Curriculum links AO2 – A) As part of a Book now to be a part of the ‘Excellent – very
representation London and empire through time. This historical enquiry, analyse and evaluate a exciting pilot run of our new study
gallery drama, time in the London’s
Burning exhibition and a source based Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day includes an object handling workshop range of appropriate source material with day using the Galleries of Modern informative and pupils
workshop. The Samuel Pepys drama is Time 10.30am – 2.30pm. Please note that where you will use artefacts to compare discrimination. B) Analyse and evaluate,
in relation to the historical context, how
London! got a great deal from
your allotted gallery visit may be before or and contrast the impact of empire on This study day begins with a
a unique opportunity to hear about his
experiences of the plague, the Great
after your session time London life, both as a province under
aspects of the past have been interpreted
and represented in different ways. Economic performance of ‘ASBO!’, an interactive it.’ Eltham Green School
Dates 28 January, 25 March 2010 the Romans and as the hub of the British wellbeing 11-19: Career, work-related learning play that looks at anti-social behaviour
Fire and his life in Restoration London.
Empire. Using digital technology to and enterprise. This day could be one of two past and present, from a variety of
The workshop uses original artefacts work-related activities recommended by
and sources to look at the way Stuart record your findings, explore the new perspectives and invites debate on
the QCA
London was rebuilt. It includes a walk galleries looking for evidence of how punishments and popular response to
Group 30 maximum, 1 group per day
to nearby St Paul’s Cathedral, and other empire has affected different aspects crime. Investigate artefacts related to
of London life. Finally, meet a character Time 10am – 3pm
local landmarks, to examine the built the Jack the Ripper case in a workshop
from the Windrush and understand the Dates 30 June, 12 July 2010 continuing exploration into the social
environment as a primary historical
source. impact from a personal perspective. context of crime, developments in
policing and crime investigation. Finally,
Curriculum Links NC History: The way in Curriculum links NC History: The impact explore common themes and factors
which the lives, beliefs, ideas and attitudes through time of the movement and relating to crime throughout London’s
of people in Britain have changed over time. settlement of diverse peoples to, from and history in gallery focused activities.
Aspects of local history and how they relate within the British Isles
to a broader historical context Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day
Curriculum links GCSE History: Crime and
Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day. Time 10am – 2.30pm punishment through time – change and
Please note that your allotted gallery visit Date 7 July 2010 continuity in the nature of criminal activity.
may be before or after your session time The use of punishment and the changing
Time 10.15am – 2.30pm experience of men, women and children
Dates 5 November 2009, 14 January, before the law. The development of the
2 February, 15, 29 June 2010 police force
Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day
Time 11am – 2.30pm
Date 9 July 2010

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Museum Museum Museum AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL
of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands

Strike! KS3 Slavery: London Exploring diverse Isambard Kingdom Slavery and Belonging KS3
Theatre performance and debate and beyond KS3 London KS3 Brunel KS3 abolition in London
This session brings to life the dock strike
of 1889, demonstrating how industrial Drama performance, gallery work, KS3
growth led to disputes between drama and dance workshops and
support pack Drama performance, workshop
employers – represented by dock
Experience four different activities and support pack
owner Albert Baldwin and workers, led
by trade union leader Ben Tillett. The on this fun-packed day. Start with an This session starts with background
session includes a theatre performance, interactive drama performance, London information about the slave trade and
an escorted gallery visit and a lively Calling, which explores the role of key the push for its abolition in London,
closing debate led by the actors and Black African and Caribbean Londoners delivered by a Museum of London
facilitator. In the gallery, find out about in the development of the city. Following educator. Then meet London-based
the conditions behind the strike while this, spend time in the London, Sugar Robert Wedderburn, son of a slave and a
facilitated group work will help develop & Slavery gallery, and experience a fiery abolitionist determined to achieve
a viewpoint for the debate with Baldwin, Bollywood dance workshop, learning equality for his people. This interactive
Tillett and each other. about its cultural significance and having drama will involve questioning, role-
a go at a dance routine. Finally, explore play and discussion and is suitable
the themes of identity and personal for students with or without prior
Curriculum links NC Citizenship:
Rights and responsibilities. Advocacy struggle in a drama workshop. This knowledge of the slave trade.
and representation. Taking informed session involves reflective discussion,
and responsible action; NC History: The role-play and improvisation. Curriculum links NC History: The
development of trade, colonisation, development of trade, colonisation, Two part sessions supported by a
industrialisation and technology in the Dual site visit industrialisation and technology in the teachers pack
British Empire. The development of Curriculum links NC History: The impact Drama and support pack British Empire; NC Citizenship: Taking
Gain an insight into slavery with a visit through time of the movement and These two unique sessions were
political power from the Middle Ages to Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the informed and responsible action
the 20th century to two London museums. Museum of settlement of diverse peoples to, from and inspired by a past Museum of London
within the British Isles; NC Citizenship: brilliant engineer who brought us Duration 60 minutes
Group size 35 maximum London Docklands’ London, Sugar & exhibition which reflected on the lives
Identities and diversity – living together in bridges, tunnels and rail transport. This Group size 35 maximum per session,
Times 10.15am - 1.15pm, 12.15-2.30pm
Slavery gallery focuses on the impact of refugees in London and provided
the UK interactive performance is an excellent 3 groups per day
and legacy of the transatlantic slave moving and inspirational perspectives
Dates 7 October 2009, 4 March, 22 June 2010 Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day insight into the industrialisation of Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit your
trade on the development and life on contemporary London and its people.
Time 10.30am – 2.30pm Britain in the Victorian period. Learn timetable
of the capital. In nearby Greenwich,
Dates 20 November 2009, 1 February 2010 how Brunel's pioneering ideas helped to Dates 5, 8, 9, 14, 15 October 2009, The first workshop allows you to explore
the National Maritime Museum’s 26, 27 April 2010
reshape transport in London. perceptions of refugees and listen
Atlantic Worlds gallery explores the
to some of the personal testimony
interrelationship between Britain, Africa
Curriculum links NC History: The collected for the exhibition. The second
and the Americas 1600-1850 and looks
development of trade, colonisation, is a creative, poetry-based workshop
at the empire on three continents. A industrialisation and technology that deals with the concept of identity
session at Docklands will comprise an Duration 40 minutes and the issues faced by refugees leaving
illustrated presentation and time in the
Group size 2 groups of 35 maximum home and trying to ‘belong’ in a vast city
gallery, while the National Maritime
Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit like London.
Museum will provide an object handling your timetable
session and gallery visit. Dates 16 September 2009, 25 January, Curriculum links NC History: The impact
5 May 2010 through time of the movement and
Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Taking settlement of diverse peoples to, from and
informed and responsible actions; NC within the British Isles; NC Citizenship:
History: The development of trade, Identities and diversity – living together in
colonisation, industrialisation and the UK
technology in the British Empire
Duration 60 minutes
Group size 35 maximum, 2 groups per day
Group size 1 group of 35 maximum
Time 10am – 2.30pm. Travel between sites
Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit your
can be undertaken by DLR or the Thames
timetable
Clipper Service
Dates Part 1: 12 November 2009, Part 2: 19
Dates 24 September, 20 October 2009,
November 2009. Part 1: 21 May 2010, Part 2:
26 January, 30 March, 18 May 2010
28 May 2010. Part 1: 7 June 2010, Part 2:
14 June 2010

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AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL Museum Museum Museum Museum
of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands of London Docklands

Life in the The Black Death: A Running 1,000 Abdul Miah: Slavery Study Day The poor in 19th
medieval city KS3 survivor’s tale KS3 miles for freedom the story of a KS3/KS4 century London
Drama performance and KS3/4 Lascar sailor KS3/4 Drama performance, workshop, Post 16 AS/A2
support pack support pack and gallery work
This drama offers a fascinating insight This study day combines a variety of
into the Black Death in medieval activities that will appeal to different
London. The causes, effects and learning styles. Investigate the London,
aftermath of this terrible disease are Sugar & Slavery gallery through focused
dramatically brought to life in the person study activities; meet drama characters
of innkeeper Harry Bailey. who will aid understanding of issues
surrounding the abolition movement
Curriculum links NC History: The way in through supported debate; and work
which the lives, beliefs, ideas and attitudes with an educator to discover more about
of people in Britain have changed over time. the creative legacy of slavery.
Aspects of local history and how they relate
to a broader historical context
Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Taking
Duration 30 minutes
informed and responsible actions; NC
Group size 2 groups of 35 maximum History: The development of trade,
Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit colonisation, industrialisation and
your timetable Gallery drama technology in the British Empire
Dates 28 September, 25 November 2009, 13, Meet the astonishing Ellen Craft in Group size 35 maximum, 3 groups per day
Object handling workshop and 29 January, 12 February, 4 May, 17 June 2010 this dramatic presentation based on Time 10am – 2.30pm
support pack real life events. Born into slavery in Dates 5 October, 26 November 2009, 29
Pupils investigate the structure of Georgia, Ellen Craft and her husband Gallery drama January, 12 March, 29 April, 10 June 2010 AS/A2 sixth form conference and
medieval society in an interactive made a daring escape to England, where Sailors from India, known as Lascars, support pack
workshop, using original objects from they joined the anti-slavery movement were essential crew for transporting tea This study day is an excellent
the Museum’s collection. demonstrating against the continuation and other commodities as well as being opportunity for your students to explore
of slavery in America, even appearing at the forerunners of today’s Bangladeshi issues relating to London’s poor and
Curriculum links NC History: The way in
the Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace community in London. Your pupils will the state’s reaction to their plight.
which the lives, beliefs, ideas and attitudes alongside the royal family. Expand upon meet Abdul Miah and discover why he Lectures and workshops led by curators
of people in Britain have changed over time. what you have learnt in this session left Calcutta, his life and skills on board and London academics encourage
Aspects of local history and how they relate with a visit to the London, Sugar & ship as well as his experiences of London
to a broader historical context discussions around public health, the
Slavery gallery. in the 1890s. They will be encouraged to housing of the poor, the geographical
Duration 60 minutes
question Abdul and their learning will spread of the poor in London, crime
Group size 1 group of 35 maximum Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Taking be extended by resources and activities and policing in relation to the plight of
Times 2/3 sessions per day to suit your informed and responsible actions; NC which explore the connections between
timetable
the poor in London’s East End. Images,
History: The development of trade,
colonisation, industrialisation and the empire, trade and migrant workers object handling, gallery activities and
Dates 6 November 2009, 28 January,
9 March, 6 May 2010 technology in the British Empire in the port of London. drama in the atmospheric Sailortown all
Duration 40 minute session plus 40 minute help to build a picture of London’s East
self-directed gallery visit Curriculum links NC Citizenship: Identities End in the 19th century.
Booking ‘At your school’ sessions: and diversity – living together in the UK;
Group size 35 maximum
Please contact Lucie Parkes directly NC History: The impact through time of the
Times 9.45am – 12pm, 10.30am – 12.45pm, Curriculum links AQA, Edexcel, OCR
on 020 7814 5772 or at movement and settlement of diverse peoples
10am – 1.45pm History AS/A2
lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk to, from and within the British Isles
Dates 18 September & 23 November 2009, Group size 60 maximum
Duration 40 minute session plus 50 minute
3 February, 26 March, 7 May, 13 July 2010 Time 10.30am – 3.30pm
self-directed gallery visit
Group size 35 maximum Date 17 March 2010
Time 9.45am – 12.15pm, 11.15am –1.45pm,
12–2.30pm
Dates 11 March, 8 June 2010

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AT YOUR SCHOOL AT YOUR SCHOOL

The Suffragettes Black History Countdown to


KS3/4 Month outreach conflict: The
Drama and support pack performance KS3/4 English Civil War
This interactive drama is an opportunity
to bring a real historical character KS3
into your classroom. With an actor Let our Royalist and Parliamentarian
playing the role of Kitty Marion, hear characters share their views on why
the experiences and perspective of a the war began through their personal
militant Suffragette campaigner. Kitty plight and help students form their own
tells of her experience of hunger strikes opinion in order to debate which side
and force-feeding as well as her reasons was 'in the right'.
for wanting the vote. Students will have
the opportunity to question her, as well Curriculum links NC History: The
as use the opportunity to consider the development of political power from the
Middle Ages; NC Citizenship: Advocacy and
importance of voting and playing an representation
active part in democratic and
Duration 30 minutes
electoral processes.

Curriculum links: NC History:


The development of political power from
Votes for women
the middle ages to the 20th century;
NC Citizenship: Democracy and justice
AS/A2
Duration: 30 minutes
This session can be run either as a
lecture and discussion with an academic
Times: 2/3 sessions per day to suit your
timetable expert on the subject or as a drama
Now you can experience a Museum of Advice
Dates: 30 November 2009, 15 January, performance using original objects from
London session without even leaving Global Leap, local authorities and regional
23 February, 23 March, 17 May 2010 Drama performance and broadband consortia are all able to advise on the Museum’s collection. Your students
the classroom! Each session allows
support pack Curriculum links NC History: The impact technical requirements and equipment for will have a role in the session through
your pupils to interact with characters
through time of the movement and videoconferencing. questioning, discussion and prepared
The performance, London Calling, or educators from the Museum
settlement of diverse peoples to, from and The following videoconference sessions are presentations. Please contact Lucie
celebrates the achievements of black within the British Isles; NC Citizenship: and to investigate objects from our available to book on request. We will try to Parkes to plan this session.
African and Caribbean Londoners Identities and diversity – living together in collection, via a television screen or run sessions according to requested dates
through time. Three actors take the UK interactive whiteboard. and times where possible and can run up to
on several different roles and the three sessions per day. Bookings must be Curriculum links AQA, Edexcel,
Duration 35 minutes
made at least 30 days in advance to ensure OCR History AS/A2
performance is supported with an Group size year group (80-250) Equipment this is possible. The minimum group size is Duration 60 minutes
impressive audio-visual backdrop Times 3 sessions per day to suit your If you have not made a videoconference 25 and those booking more than one session
and soundtrack. Your students are timetable before: will have priority.
encouraged to get involved in the
performance and respond positively to
Dates 1, 2, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 22, 23
October 2009
•check with your school’s ICT department
to find out if you already have video
If you are interested in booking a
videoconference please contact Lucie Parkes,
The Black Death:
its messages of individual achievement
and cultural celebration. This interactive Booking ‘At your school’ sessions:
conferencing equipment
•register with Global Leap or JANET
Secondary Schools Officer, on 020 7814 5772
or at lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk
A survivor’s tale
show is designed to be delivered Please contact Lucie Parkes directly
on 020 7814 5772 or at
videoconferencing service (JVCS). KS3
to whole year groups and we have www.global-leap.com or call Please see ‘At your school’ section for session
lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk 020 8866 6036
differentiated versions for older and description.
younger students. Learning activities www.ja.net/services/video/jvcs/ or call
to prepare for and follow-up the 0131 650 4933
performance are supplied in a teachers Videoconference availability is advertised
through Global Leap and JANET collaborate
The Suffragettes
support pack. websites www.janetcollaborate.ac.uk KS3 /4
Please see ‘At your school’ section for session
description.

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• Archaeology • Classical Studies • Citizenship, History & PSHE • Geography and Travel & Tourism • RE & Citizenship
• English • History & Citizenship • Videoconferencing

September 2009 February 2010 May 2010 September 2009 March 2010 June 2010
• Tue 22 Introducing Roman London KS3 •
Mon 1 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2 • Wed 5 Brunel KS3 • Fri 18 Running 1000 miles KS3 • Thu 4 Strike! KS3 • Mon 7  Money makes the world go

Mon 1 Exploring diverse London KS3 • Wed 12 Introducing Roman London KS3 • Mon 21 Regeneration KS4 • Thu 11 Abdul Miah KS3 around! KS4
November 2009 •
Tue 2 The Great Fire and Stuart London • Wed 12 London diarists KS3 • Thu 24 Slavery: London and beyond • Thu 11 Regeneration KS4 • Tue 8 Abdul Miah KS3
• Tue 3 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2
KS3 • Fri 14 Settlement and urban growth KS3 (joint NMM) KS3 • Fri 12 Slavery study day KS3 • Thu 10 Slavery study day KS3
• Wed 4 Introducing Roman London KS3 •
Fri 5 Settlement and urban growth KS3 • Mon 17 Settlement and urban growth KS3 • Tue 29 Money makes the world go • Wed 17  The poor in the 19th century • Fri 11  Money makes the world go
• Thu 5 The Great Fire and Stuart London •
Mon 8 Introducing Roman London KS3 • Tue 18 Medieval study day KS3 around! KS4 Post 16 AS/A2 around! KS4
KS3 •
Thu 9 Settlement and urban growth KS3 • Wed 19 Medieval study day KS3 • Thu 18 Travel & Tourism Post 16 AS/A2 • Thu 17 Regeneration KS4
• Tue 17 Medieval study day KS3 •
Wed 10 Medieval study day KS3 October 2009 • Tue 23 Travel and Tourism Post 16 AS/A2 • Tue 22 Strike! KS3
• Wed 18 Medieval study day KS3 •
Thu 11 Medieval study day KS3 June 2010 • Mon 5 Slavery study day KS3 • Wed 24 Prose before 1914 KS4
• Mon 23  Advanced archaeology at the •
Mon 22 Tudor study day KS3
• Tue 15 The Great Fire and Stuart London • Wed 7 Strike! KS3 • Fri 26 Running 1000 miles KS3 July 2010
museum Post 16 AS/A2 •
Wed 24 Dickens in context Post 16 AS/A2 KS3 • Thu 15 Regeneration KS4 • Tue 30  Slavery: London and beyond
• Mon 5 Regeneration KS4
• Tue 24  Christmas Carol in context •
Thu 25 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2 • Mon 21 Introducing Roman London KS3 • Tue 20 Slavery: London and beyond (joint NMM) KS3
•Tue 13 Running 1000 miles KS3
KS4/Post 16 AS/A2 •
Fri 26  Advanced archaeology at the • Wed 23 Careers day KS3 (joint NMM) KS3
• Thu 26 Settlement and urban growth KS3 archive Post 16 AS/A2 • Tue 29  The Great Fire and Stuart London • Thu 22 Prose before 1914 KS4 April 2010
• Fri 27 Settlement and urban growth KS3 KS3
• Thu 22  Money makes the world go
March 2010 • Wed 30  Hands on history: Applying November 2009 around! KS4
December 2009 • Mon 1 Settlement and urban growth KS3 historical skills in a professional
• Fri 20 Regeneration KS4 • Fri 23 Regeneration KS4
• Fri 4 Roman London KS4 • Tue 2 Settlement and urban growth KS3 context Post 16 AS/A2
• Fri 20 Exploring diverse London KS3 • Thu 29 Slavery study day KS3
• Wed 9 Christmas Carol in context • Fri 5

• Tue 9
Roman London KS4
July 2010 • Mon 23 Running 1000 miles KS3
May 2010
KS4/Post 16 AS/A2
• Mon 15
Introducing Roman London KS3
• Thu 26 Slavery study day KS3
• Thu 10 Christmas Carol in context Medieval study day KS3 • Wed 7 The impact of empire KS3 • Fri 7 Running 1000 miles KS3
KS4/Post 16 AS/A2 • Tue 16 Medieval study day KS3 • Mon 5 Careers day KS3 December 2009 • Mon 17 Regeneration KS4
• Fri 11 Roman civilisation in London • Mon 22 Careers day KS3 • Fri 9  Crime in London: An investigation • Tue 18 Slavery: London and beyond
Post 16 AS/A2
• Thu 25 Countdown to conflict: through time KS4 • Tue 1 A Christmas Carol KS3

• Mon 12  Hands on history: Applying • Thu 3 A Christmas Carol KS3 (joint NMM) KS3
January 2010

• Tue 30
The English Civil War KS3
Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2 historical skills in a professional • Fri 4 A Christmas Carol KS3 • Fri 28 Strike! KS3
• Wed 13 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2 context Post 16 AS/A2 • Fri 11 Regeneration KS4
• Thu 14 The Great Fire and Stuart London KS3 April 2010
• Mon 18 Introducing Roman London KS3 • Fri 30 Roman London KS4 January 2010
• Tue 19  Advanced archaeology at the • Fri 22 Regeneration KS4
Museum Post 16 AS/A2 • Tue 26 Slavery: London and beyond
• Thu 21 Medieval study day KS3 (joint NMM) KS3
• Mon 25 Tudor study day KS3 • Wed 27 Exploring diverse London KS3
• Tue 26 Tudor study day KS3 • Thu 28 Strike! KS3
• Wed 27 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2 • Fri 29 Slavery study day KS3
• Thu 28 Countdown to conflict:
The English Civil War KS3 February 2010
• Wed 3 Running 1000 miles KS3
• Wed 3 Dickens in context Post 16 AS/A2
• Tue 9 Dickens in context Post 16 AS/A2
• Mon 22 Regeneration KS4
• Wed 24 Dickens in context Post 16 AS/A2

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CALENDAR AT YOUR SCHOOL

• Archaeology • Classical Studies • Citizenship, History & PSHE • Geography and Travel & Tourism • RE & Citizenship
• English • History & Citizenship • Videoconferencing

September 2009 January 2010 June 2010


• Wed 16 Brunel KS3 • Wed 13 Black death KS3 • Mon 7 Belonging part 1 KS3/4
• Mon 28 Black death KS3 • Fri 15 Suffragettes KS3/4 • Mon 14 Belonging part 2 KS3/4
• Mon 25 Brunel KS3 • Thu 17 Black death KS3
• Thu 28 Life in the medieval city KS3 • Tue 22 London diarists KS3
October 2009 • Fri 29 Black death KS3
• Thu 1 Black History Month KS3/4 July 2010
• Fri 2 Black History Month KS3/4 February 2010 • Wed 7 London diarists KS3
• Mon 5 Slavery and abolition KS3 • Wed 3 ASBO! KS3
• Tue 6 Black History Month KS3/4 • Thu 4 ASBO! KS3
• Wed 7 Black History Month KS3/4 • Fri 12 Black death KS3
• Thu 8 Slavery and abolition KS3 • Tue 23 Suffragettes KS3/4
• Fri 9 Slavery and abolition KS3
• Mon 12 Black History Month KS3/4 March 2010
• Tue 13 Black History Month KS3/4 • Tue 9 Life in the medieval city KS3
• Wed 14 Slavery and abolition KS3 • Thu 11 London diarists KS3
• Thu 15 Slavery and abolition KS3 • Fri 19 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2
• Mon 19 Black History Month KS3/4 • Mon 22 Chaucer in context Post 16 AS/A2
• Thu 22 Black History Month KS3/4 • Tue 23 Suffragettes KS3/4
• Fri 23 Black History Month KS3/4
April 2010
November 2009 • Tue 27 Slavery and abolition KS3
• Fri 6 Life in the medieval city KS3
• Thu 12 Belonging part 1 KS3/4 May 2010
• Mon 16 London diarists KS3
• Tue 4 Black death KS3
• Thu 19 Belonging part 2 KS3/4
• Thu 6 Life in the medieval city KS3
• Tue 24 ASBO! KS3
• Mon 17 Suffragettes KS3/4
• Wed 25 Black death KS3
• Fri 21 Belonging part 1 KS3/4
• Mon 30 Suffragettes KS3
• Fri 28 Belonging part 2 KS3/4

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Open Mon-Sun 10am–6pm Open Mon-Sun 10am–6pm
Last admission 5.30pm Last admission 5.30pm
Getting to the Museum Getting to the Museum
St Paul’s, Barbican Museum entrance is two minutes walk from West India
Moorgate, Liverpool St, City Thameslink Quay. There is an NCP car park behind the Museum on
4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242, 501, 521 Hertsmere Road. See map.
West India Quay
Canary Wharf
15, 115, 135, 277, D3, D6, D7, D8

How to book Booking the picnic area • up to 3 students fewer than your original
All enquiries and group bookings are If you are booking a self-directed visit and booking: no charge
taken by the Box Office, which is open: would like to have lunch at the Museum, • 4 or more students fewer that your original
Monday to Friday 9.15am–6pm please request a time slot when you make booking: £5 per student.
Saturday and Sunday 10am–6pm your booking.
Free travel
Bookings can be made by telephone, Confirmation of your booking All schools within the Greater London area
fax or email: Bookings will be confirmed by email. Please can take advantage of the Transport for
Telephone 020 7001 9844 sign and return a copy of this to confirm your London’s School Party Scheme. See
Fax 020 7001 9843 booking. This email is your admission ticket www.tfl.gov.uk/schoolparty or call London
Email groups@museumoflondon.org.uk to the Museum and must be brought with Underground Customer Services on
A booking form for self-directed visits is you on the day of your visit. All bookings are 0845 330 9881 for details.
available online: subject to availability.
Museum shops
www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ Charge and numbers Our shops stock a wide range of books,
schoolsbooking All secondary sessions for the academic year resource packs, DVDs and other products
You must book in advance for all groups 2009-10 are FREE, thanks to support from which you may find useful. Don’t forget our
of ten or more. Please give as much the Renaissance in the Regions programme. time-saving goody bag service. School groups
notice as you can (two months if However, the secondary programme does wishing to visit the Museum shop must do so
possible). Please give details of any have to meet student number targets for in small groups only.
special needs when you make your funding to continue. Therefore it is necessary For prices and information email
booking. An adult to pupil ratio of 1:15 is for the Museum to enforce strict cancellation shop@museumoflondon.org.uk
required for secondary schools. and reduced attendance charges. or call 020 7814 5600.
Cancellation Shop online at
Your visit Cancellation fees for booked sessions and www.museumoflondonshop.co.uk
• All school sessions have been tailored events are charged as follows:
to fit the National Curriculum or related • over 8 weeks notice: £20
examination syllabuses and include priority • 4-8 weeks notice: £50
use of the relevant gallery. • less than 4 weeks notice: £100
• Please arrive 15 minutes before the start • failure to arrive on booked date: £150
time of your workshop.
• The minimum number of students per Reduced attendance
group is 15, the maximum is 35. If you need to bring fewer students than your
• Use our support packs to prepare and original booking please inform the Box Office
follow up your visit. on 020 7001 9844 at least 2 weeks before
• A planning visit is strongly recommended. the date of your visit. If you fail to inform us
To discuss this contact of number changes within this time period The Museum is grateful to the following organisations
lparkes@museumoflondon.org.uk you will be charged as follows: for their support of the learning programme.
Canary Wharf Group plc, Citi Foundation, Port of London
Authority and State Street