What's on - schools 2012-13
- Museum-led sessions or at your school (see below)
- Videoconferencing (see below)
- Self-directed visits (includes resources to download)
All sessions provided by the Museum are FREE. A charge is made for sessions run by other organisations, which is indicated in the session descriptions. If no cost is listed the session is FREE.
Primary schools are requested to initially only book one free session per class per term.
Teachers resources 2012-13
Looking for teachers resources to download to support a pre-booked session? Search for your session in the database below and you'll find the resources at the bottom of the page about that session.
1000 Tales to be told (SEN)
Interactive storytelling project (Museum of London and at your school)
A time period of your choice is brought to life by our magical storyteller and musician in this 4-5 week project at your school and at the Museum.
Join a lively storytelling session to hear about the houses on London Bridge and the people and animals that used the bridge every day.
Students join professional archaeologists for hands-on experience of archaeological techniques: including analysis of plant, human and animal remains.
Work with an experienced actor over 4-5 weeks on a drama project of your choice both at your school and at the Museum.
Am I a Londoner? (KS3)
Dance workshop, creative writing workshop and gallery activities (Museum of London)
Study day, including dance and creative writing workshops, to encourage students to inquire into who Londoners are by looking identity and belonging.
Pupils practise historical enquiry skills in this two-part session including fieldwork by the riverside and identifying and dating artefacts.
Students practise historical enquiry skills used by archaeologists and learn how fragments of history can build up a picture of the past.
Artist residency (SEN)
Collaborative art project (Museum of London and at your school)
Choose from a number of themes and work in partnership with an artist over 4-5 weeks at your school and at the Museum.
Drama performance (At your school)
A lively drama based in London, exploring the historical and social issues of anti-social behaviour from different perspectives.
Discover more about the adventurous sailors in Tudor times who explored the world, bringing home trade goods and discovering new lands.
An interactive performance to celebrate the achievements of black Londoners through time.
Careers day (KS3/4)
Workshop and gallery work (Museum of London)
This day gives students an insight into the world of work and the chance to get into the role of a Museum professional.
Explore the meanings behind reproductions of portraits from the Museum's collections and create multi-layered self-portraits.
Delve into the social context, change and continuity in crime throughout London's history with a performance, workshop and gallery visit.
Dig it! (FS & KS1)
Object handling, interactive storytelling and archaeology (Museum of London Docklands)
Work with an archaeologist to discover the objects beneath our feet, and the stories they can tell. Help create a story using the objects found.