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.
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.
Find out about prehistoric London by investigating objects hidden in a time capsule and create an object for your own time capsule.
Learn about Roman mosaics and what they can tell us about Roman life. Then design and create a collage mosaic like those in rich Roman homes.
Find out about Roman mosaic making and use the Museum's beautiful mosaic floor as a basis for your own collage paper mosaic.
Explore the meanings behind reproductions of portraits from the Museum's collections and create multi-layered self-portraits.
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.
Imagine life in London without electricity in this hands-on session and make your own clay candleholder inspired by original Tudor artefacts.
Eye for drawing (FS)
Multisensory drawing workshop (Museum of London Docklands)
Let pupils be stimulated by the touch and smell of objects and commodities from around the world to create an art piece to take back to school.
Learn about fashion through time by dressing in replica costumes and sketching costumes on display in our galleries.
Fetch the engines! (SEN)
Art workshop and Fire of London gallery visit (Museum of London and at your school)
Learn about the Fire of London through storytelling, puppets, art and objects in this two-part project at your school then at the Museum.
A colourful and interactive shadow puppet show, with music, brings these famous figures to life. A puppet-making workshop follows the show.
Hilda's house (FS)
Interactive storytelling and clay pot-making workshop (Museum of London)
A costumed storyteller uses song and rhyme to compare London 1000 years ago with home life today. Pupils make their own Saxon-inspired clay pots.
I live in London! (FS)
Role-play and creative workshop (Museum of London Docklands)
Explore London's buildings and people using interactive maps, images, role-play and songs. Then create a giant panorama to take back to school.
Take a journey through time and create a multimedia photo gallery as a memory of your visit to the Museum.
Roman journeys (SEN)
Storytelling, music, costume and object handling (Museum of London and at your school)
Hear ancient tales, handle Roman objects, try on replica clothing and listen to music in this two-part project at your school then at the Museum.